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Top Shelf: Islanders Daily 2/12/14

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During a time period where little to no news at all is expected to come out relating to the New York Islanders, news did break yesterday, and it wasn’t very heart-warming. Second line center Frans Nielsen will be sitting out an entire month with a broken hand suffered Saturday against the Colorado Avalanche. If there […]

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Should Michael Grabner Be Traded?

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A typical low-risk signing by Islanders general manager Garth Snow back in 2010 paid surprisingly high dividends, as a player who couldn’t even make the Florida Panthers’ squad in training camp scored 34 goals in his first full year in the NHL. The young kid was known for his tremendous speed on the ice, which led […]

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New York Islanders : Gazing Into The Crystal Ball

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  The National Hockey League and most of its players are currently enjoying their ten-day winter vacation as nations prepare to do battle in Sochi, Russia in the 2014 winter Olympics. Many of the teams played a very compressed and hectic schedule leading up to this point and with the most games any team has […]

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Across the Pond: Islander Prospects Playing in Europe

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The Islanders have a number of prospects not currently plying their trade in the farm system, having instead made the decision to travel a different route to a career in hockey. Some originated in Europe, others grew up in the North American game, but all have found alternatives to the NHL. Sometimes lost in the […]

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The Olympic Break: Time for Reflection

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With the Olympic break upon us, I thought a reflection was in order. When the 2013-2014 season started we were all still running off of the adrenaline of last season’s playoff run against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Our friends told us to “Shut. Up. Already.” and despite hating the cold more than your college geometry call […]

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Sochi Olympics 2014: Group C Hockey Preview

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The NHL takes off for two weeks as hockey fans around the world turn their attention to the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. For some fans, like Islanders fans, it’s a welcome break as they can watch some of the world’s best make up 12 international squads that will fight for gold. Here, […]

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Sochi 2014 : Men’s Hockey Schedule This Week

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  The players have all arrived and the men’s Olympic hockey tournament is about to get underway this week at the  Sochi 2014 winter Olympics. The last of the flights from the United States arrived this morning, bringing with it many of the National Hockey League stars that will participate. The league is now officially […]

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New York Islanders GIFs of the Week – 2/9/14

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Welcome to New York Islanders GIFS of the Week, a weekly post dedicated to highlighting some of the best goals, saves, hits, and celebrations. The Islanders went 1-2-0 over the past week and their playoff hopes are just about obsolete. There has been a lack of offense lately, but there were some solid goals which […]

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Top Shelf : Islanders Daily 2/9/2014

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The New York Islanders closed out their pre-Olympic schedule last night with a 5-2 loss at home to the Colorado Avalanche. After falling behind as they have been accustomed to doing all season long, this time the handicap was not two goals but three at the end of the second period. They recovered somewhat in […]

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The New York Islanders: Why Do You Love Them So?

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Ask yourself this question: Why root for the New York Islanders? What is it about them that compels you to follow their every move each week? each month? each year? With all the losing this organization has brought to the ice, season after season, why is it that fans, you, return to the Nassau Coliseum, […]

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Colorado Avalanche Vs New York Islanders: Pre-Game Report

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Eyes On Isles Pre-Game Report Tonight, the New York Islanders (22-29-8, 50 Points) host the Colorado Avalanche (36-16-5, 77Points) in game no. 60of the 2013-14 NHL season. Here’s what you need to know before puck drop… Where: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY When:  Saturday, February 8th, 2014, 7PM TV: MSG+ (Howie Rose, Butch Goring) Radio: 88.7 FM […]

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Sochi Olympics 2014: Group B Hockey Preview

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The NHL takes off for two weeks as hockey fans around the world turn their attention to the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. For some fans, like Islanders fans, it’s a welcome break as they can watch some of the world’s best make up 12 international squads that will fight for gold. Here, […]

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Top Shelf : Islanders Daily 2/8/2014

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The New York Islanders get ready to play their last game before the Olympic break tonight as they host old friend P.A Parenteau and the Colorado Avalanche. With New York firmly out of playoff contention and only 23 games remaining on the schedule, it’s all about two things when the team re-convenes after the tournament […]

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The Deke Squad – Issue No. 4: Thomas Vanek’s Leaving, Andrew MacDonald, & Isles vs. USA

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Welcome to the Deke Squad – Issue #4 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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Sochi Olympics 2014 : Group A Hockey Preview

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    The Winter Olympics officially begin today in Sochi, Russia as the torch will be lit, signaling the start of the mostly amateur tournament. Where the lack of amateurs stand out the most, however, is in the sport of ice hockey. Each of the 12 nations represented in the three four team groups will […]

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Top Shelf: Islanders Daily 2/7/14

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Playing for their lives, the New York Islanders needed a win to keep the hardly living push for the playoffs alive. To make a long, painful story short, the Islanders lost 3-2, thus theoretically eliminating the team from a spot at the playoffs. While the Islanders didn’t  get any aid by the refs, which allowed a […]

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Islanders Engulfed By Flames and their Own Inept Play

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Calgary Flames (21-28-7, 49pts) @ New York Islanders (22-28-8, 52pts) Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum NHL Game #856 The New York Islanders have all but sealed their fate tonight, losing against a lackluster team in the Calgary Flames in an equally lackluster performance from all. Garbage goals and mental lapses defined the events of the evening, […]

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New York Islanders Vs Calgary Flames : Pre-Game Report

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  Eyes On Isles Pre-Game Report Tonight, the New York Islanders (22-28-8, 52 Points) host the Calgary Flames (21-28-7, 49 Points) in game no. 59 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 6, 7:00 PM EST TV: MSG Plus (Play by play : […]

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Eyes On Isles Hockey Guide To Sochi 2014

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      The winter Olympics are set to begin in Sochi, Russia with the opening ceremonies. The anticipation and hype surrounding the mostly amateur tournament is always great and the chance to see these great athletic individuals  showing off their years of training is truly amazing and remarkable. For some, they prefer the skiing […]

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Islanders Tweets Of The Week

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Another week in Islanders country and more outcry on the social media network, Twitter. With the team currently ten points shy of a playoff berth with under 30 games to play, the news broke that Thomas Vanek would like to test free agency. As you could well imagine, that made for some interesting reading as […]

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