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New York Islanders Top Five American Born In Franchise History

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The fourth of July is an important day in American history so we figured here at Eyes on Isles that we’d take a look at the most important American-born New York Islanders. Before we get into the players I first had something to say on the day itself. While we are out enjoying our barbecues […]

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New York Islanders Metropolitan Division Stronger After Free Agency

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The NHL’s free agency window is now open and the New York Islanders division has seen a flurry of activity. Is it worse or better? We’ll leave that up to you to decide. At the very least, the Metropolitan Division is more interesting going into 2017-18. It seems clear that the New York Islanders have […]

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New York Islanders Prospect Ilya Sorokin Extends Russian Contract

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The New York Islanders 21-year old Russian Goalie Prospect Ilya Sorokin has extended his contract with CSKA Moskva for three years. In the 2014 NHL Draft the New York Islanders selected two quality goalies in Ilya Sorokin and Linus Soderstrom. One of those goalies made the trip over for minicamp this offseason, while the other […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Missed Opportunity With Marcus Johansson

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The New Jersey Devils made a trade yesterday that Garth Snow and the New York Islanders should’ve made when they acquired Marcus Johansson. The Washington Capitals were in a tough spot with the cap situation and were forced to trade Marcus Johansson to the New Jersey Devils. It was a fantastic deal for the Devils, […]

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New York Islanders Kevin Shattenkirk to Rangers Need to Know

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The New York Rangers just acquired Kevin Shattenkirk in free agency. What do the New York Islanders need to know about the Rangers new big D acquisition? The New York Rangers signed a big defender in the free agency. For a team that the New York Islanders face four times this season, what can we […]

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New York Islanders Sign Two AHL Level Defenseman

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In the first day of free agency the New York Islanders took the quieter route and signed two AHL/NHL depth level defenseman. Mitch did a good job yesterday covering the Kristers Gudlevskis acquisition. In case you missed it that wasn’t the only move the New York Islanders made yesterday. They signed two defenseman to a one-year […]

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New York Islanders Should Not Offer Jaromir Jagr A Contract

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After the first day of free agency most of the big names are gone, except for a select few. Although, the New York Islanders should still avoid those names. The New York Islanders made no significant moves yesterday, which I was absolutely fine with as the free agent class was a poor one and players were […]

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New York Islanders Turn to Mathew Barzal and Anthony Beauvillier

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The NHL Free Agent Frenzy came and went for the New York Islanders. without a big move. With all respect to AHL goalie, Kristers Gudlevskis it was a quiet day for the Isles. The Islanders now turn to Barzal and Beauvillier. Unless something unforeseen happens, New York Islanders, general manager, Garth Snow could not find […]

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New York Islanders Matt Duchene Face-Off Deep Dive

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The New York Islanders might still be in the hunt for Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene. He’s a great faceoff man. But what does that actually mean? The New York Islanders need a second line center. Sure, Mathew Barzal might be a good option for the Isles, but who knows what he’ll be like in […]

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New York Islanders Pass On Nick Bonino Justin Williams

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The NHL Free Agency Frenzy is upon us! And the New York Islanders are thankfully silent. With both Nick Bonino and Justin Williams signed by other teams it doesn’t seem like the Isles will do much. And that’s, as Marth would say: “A good thing.” The NHL Free Agency Frenzy is upon us, and the New […]

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New York Islanders Acquire Kristers Gudlevskis From Tampa Bay

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On NHL Free Agency day the New York Islanders haven’t been too active, aside from swapping Kristers Gudlevskis for Carter Verhaeghe. The New York Islanders acquired a goaltender in exchange for a center they acquired in the Michael Grabner trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs. They also swapped two very difficult names to pronounce and spell. […]

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New York Islanders Revisiting The Andrew Ladd Contract

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On this date last year the New York Islanders signed Andrew Ladd. Looking back on the deal was it worth it or did the team over pay? July 1, 2016, was a tough day for New York Islanders fans. They saw fan favorites like Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen and Matt Martin all depart in free […]

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New York Islanders Still Feeling The Loss Of Frans Nielsen

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It’s been a year since the New York Islanders lost Frans Nielsen in free agency but they are still feeling the effects of it in the present day. What’s the biggest position of need for the New York Islanders at this current moment? It’s a second-line center, a position that Frans Nielsen would’ve absolutely filled […]

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New York Islanders Matt Duchene Can’t Go To Pittsburgh

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Rumors are starting to cool on the Matt Duchene to New York Islanders front, but were starting to hear more Duchene to Pittsburgh talk. God help us. It’s one thing for the New York Islanders to miss out on Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene, but it’s another thing for him to end up in Pittsburgh. The […]

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New York Islanders Looking for Depth Defender in Free Agency

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New York Islanders GM Garth Snow is rumored to be looking to add a depth defenseman in free agency scheduled to start on July 1. If that’s crazy it’s because it is crazy. The Islanders already have a number of defenseman on the roster. Too many even. Going into the 2017-18 season the New York […]

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New York Islanders Need Matt Duchene Not Free Agency

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It sounds like the New York Islanders aren’t going to be big players in free agency on Saturday. Thank God, because what’s out there and what the Isles need doesn’t match up. They need a center. They need Duchene. Arthur Staple indicates that the New York Islanders aren’t going to be players in free agency […]

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New York Islanders Michael Dal Colle Needs To Step Up

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The New York Islanders annual Blue and White Scrimmage took place the other night. Most of the team’s rookies were on display for everyone to see. While still physically there Michael Dal Colle was virtually invisible. In 2014 NHL Entry Draft the New York Islanders selected Michael Dal Colle fifth overall. Before the draft, Dal […]

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New York Islanders Need To Avoid Scott Hartnell Trap

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The Columbus Blue Jackets just bought out Scott Hartnell’s contract and the New York Islanders need to avoid falling into the trap and signing him. I know how Garth Snow thinks. Most New York Islanders fans do and that’s why you should be nervous about him throwing money at someone past their prime that the […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Josh Ho-Sang Dominates Scrimmage

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Is it a surprise to anyone that Josh Ho-Sang was the center of attention at the New York Islanders Blue and White scrimmage last night. Last night was the annual Blue and White scrimmage for the New York Islanders. A time when fans get a chance to see some prospects play and boy did Josh Ho-Sang […]

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New York Islanders Conor McDavid On John Tavares Extention

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With rumors of Connor McDavid’s extension with the Edmonton Oilers reaching unheard of numbers, how will that affect the New York Islanders discussions with John Tavares and his pending extension? As we creep closer July 1, New York Islanders fans get increasingly anxious as to the fate of superstar player John Tavares and with him […]

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