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Top Shelf : Islanders Daily 3/1/14

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The first major chip fell in the National Hockey League trade market yesterday, with a little less than a week before the Wednesday, March 5 deadline. The Buffalo Sabres dealt goaltender Ryan Miller and captain Steve Ott to the cup contending St. Louis Blues for goaltender Jaroslav Halak, forward Chris Stewart, prospect William Carrier, a […]

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General Lee’s V8 Leads Islanders To Victory

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The New York Islanders came out last night and played not only their first game back from the winter Olympic break but also the first of 22 to close out the 2013-14 season without captain John Tavares. With Frans Nielsen and Matt Martin also missing from the regular 20 man lineup, it was showtime for […]

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Top Shelf: Islanders Daily 2/28/14

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Islanders hockey finally returned, and it couldn’t have come in a better way. The team started their final 22 game stretch on the right foot, beating a good team in the Toronto Maple Leafs by a score of 5-4. The game was a back-and-forth contest, both teams producing bits and spurs of goals. Michael Grabner […]

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New York Islanders Vs Toronto Maple Leafs : Pre-Game Report

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Eyes On Isles Pre-Game Report Tonight, the New York Islanders (22-30-8, 52 Points) host the Toronto Maple Leafs (32-22-6, 70 Points) in game no. 61 of the 2013-14 NHL season. Here’s what you need to know before puck drop… Where: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York When:  Thursday, February 27, 7:00 PM EST TV: MSG Plus (Play by play : […]

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Top Shelf – Islanders Daily 2/27/14

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Today is the first day of the rest of the New York Islanders’ season. And no, the hype surrounding the team is not what it was in October. Owing to poor play from November onward, the impending trades of UFAs-to-be Andrew MacDonald and Thomas Vanek, and a season-ending knee injury to captain John Tavares, the […]

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Tweets Of The Week

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We are back with a new installment of tweets of the week as the New York Islanders prepare to take the ice Thursday night in the resumption of the National Hockey League schedule without their captain, John Tavares. Some good news actually filtered its way into Long Island yesterday when it was announced that the […]

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Top Shelf: Islanders Daily 2/26/14

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The NHL is finally back, as hockey is returning to normalcy, nothing short of a grace for us all. Games began last night, and the Islanders are set to make their post-Olympic debut tomorrow against the Toronto Maple Leafs. This upcoming week is going to be quite an eventful one for the Islanders, as the […]

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Get the Redesigned FanSided Android App to get your Islanders Fix 24/7/365

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FanSided and Eyes On Isles are excited to announce the release of the updated FanSided Sports mobile app, for use on Android devices. The new app is now available for download in the Google Play Store. With this major redesign, we’re really stepping up our game. Your one-stop shop for men’s culture, FanSided merges sports, […]

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Top Shelf – Islanders Daily 2/25/14

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The first transactions post-Olympic break were announced late Monday afternoon as Ryan Strome, Anders Lee, and first time call up Mike Halmo will join the team Tuesday. The top line for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers will fill in for a very depleted New York Islanders squad. With John Tavares, Frans Nielsen, and Matt Martin, the […]

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Overhaul: Injuries, Looming Trades Create Roster Problems

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Many Islander fans seem to think the season is lost. With John Tavares and Frans Nielsen on the shelf and Thomas Vanek and Andrew MacDonald looking like they will be gone by 3pm on March 5th, it’s hard to argue with them. So what problems do these injuries and looming trades do the Islanders roster […]

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NHL TV Schedule : Week Of Feb 24

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The Olympic break is finally over and all players have now returned to their respective teams to being preparing for the resumption of the National Hockey League schedule this week. With that, the NHL TV schedule returns to Eyes On Isles as we have you covered during what is a huge week in terms of […]

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Top Shelf – Islanders Daily 2/24/14

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The 2014 Winter Olympics Games have come to an end. For the first time in two weeks, this is just another ordinary Monday morning. Hockey fans, rejoice – you didn’t have to wake up for 7:00 AM puck drop. You can all return to your normal sleep cycle, and prepare yourselves for the final stretch […]

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Top Shelf : Islanders Daily 2/23/2014

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The look on Jack Capuano‘s face in the picture to your left tells the story of a very frustrating season on Long Island. One where expectations were not met and a team with talent suffered through a barrage of inconsistent play and injuries and is staring down the barrel of a bottom five finish after […]

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NHL Roadtrips For The Ultimate Fan

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How many of us wish we could visit another National Hockey Arena that is not the one in our hometowns with other passionate hockey fans? There is nothing quite like sharing the passion for the greatest game on ice with other men and women and getting away from the daily grind that is school, work, […]

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Top Shelf : Islanders Daily 2/22/2014

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Andrew MacDonald might be smiling in about ten days but not for the reasons that might seem obvious to the casual observer. MacDonald is expected to be part of the sell-off of general manager Garth Snow prior to the March 5 trade deadline along with forward Thomas Vanek. A-Mac priced himself out of Islanders future […]

Top Shelf : Islanders Daily 2/22/2014 - Eyes On Isles - Eyes On Isles - A New York Islanders Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Islanders Snow With First Round Draft Pick Dilemma

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With the New York Islanders season coming to a merciful conclusion over the course of the next 22 games, it will be the 10 days after the re-opening of the NHL’s trade window on February 24 that will ultimately tell the story of general manager Garth Snow‘s tenure as the rebuild marches on. There has […]

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The Deke Squad – Issue No. 5: Tavares Early Season Exit, Garth Snow’s Comments, & the “Oshie Rule”

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Welcome to the Deke Squad – Issue #5 Rich Dias-Rodrigues and Chris Triantafilis take a week’s worth of social media conversation, as well as in-house blathering, and bring it altogether for you, the reader. Be sure to leave a comment below, as the point of it all is to organize a place for hockey fans, especially […]

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Canada Edges USA 1-0 To Play For Gold

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It was not a classic, nor was it packed with exhilarating offensive hockey. At the end of the day, purists who love outstanding defensive play will be thrilled with how Team Canada handled the United States today in taking a 1-0 decision to advance to Sunday’s gold medal game against Sweden. The US could never […]

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Opinion : No More NHL Players In The Olympics!

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We were all excited about the Olympics. It was a chance for everyone to see the game we love so much. Plus, our guy, John Tavares, was going to be there representing one of the teams that would likely be in the medal round. Forget about the terrible overlooking of Kyle Okposo. All that excitement […]

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Sweden Powers Into Gold Medal Game

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The team that wears gold (well, sort of) is now one step closer to it. Team Sweden squeaked by Team Finland today by a score of 2-1 as Henrik Lunqvist of the New York Rangers (25 saves) and the penalty killing (5 for 5) came up big. Without both Daniel and Henrik Sedin and Henrik […]

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