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New York Islanders Odds of Playoffs Low but Possible by Thanksgiving

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According to the number the New York Islanders don’t have a great chance of making the playoffs at the end of the season. If you believe it, that is. According to Sportsnet’s Rory Boylen, being in a playoff position by Thanksgiving is vitally important. With the New York Islanders out of a playoff spot at […]

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New York Islanders Michael Dal Colle Is Bust of 2014 Draft

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The New York Islanders have had quite a few prospects work out tremendously including Anders Lee, Josh Bailey, Mathew Barzal and arguably Brock Nelson. There is one player that could perhaps be the biggest bust for Isles and the 2014 NHL draft, and his name is Michael Dal Colle. If you look at the 2014 […]

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New York Islanders: Top 5 Worst Contracts Currently

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The New York Islanders may have $10 million in cap space but that doesn’t mean this team is without poor contracts. Here are the five worst. The Garth Snow era was one the New York Islanders and their fans would love to forget. It was filled with poor decisions, underachieving, and most importantly awful contracts. […]

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New York Islanders Podcast Metropolitan Division Dominance

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Through their first seven games against divisional rivals, the New York Islanders are 7-0-0. It’s an unprecedented level of dominance for the Islanders over their division. The New York Islanders have dominated the Metropolitan Division recently. Not in the standings, they sit fourth before facing the New York Rangers on Wednesday, but head-to-head. The Islanders are 7-0-0 […]

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New York Islanders: Nassau Coliseum Opener Tailgate Party

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For the New York Islanders first game at the Nassau Coliseum this year, on December 1, 2018, Eyes on Isles will be hosting a tailgate party. The New York Islanders will host their first regular season game at Nassau Coliseum since April 11, 2015, on December 1, 2018. In just over three years, the Islanders […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Isles Lucked Out With Jan Kovar

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The New York Islanders gave Jan Kovar a contract to try to win a job on the main roster. It didn’t work for him and now it looks like he’s going back to the KHL. I was dead wrong when it came to Jan Kovar. When the New York Islanders gave Kovar $2 million I […]

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New York Islanders: New York Rangers Hangover Isn’t A Thing (Recently)

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The Rangers hangover is nothing but a myth for the New York Islanders. Over the last five years, they’ve (usually) been dominant after games against the New York Rangers. After a wild 7-5 win for the New York Islanders over the New York Rangers last week, it was let down to lose 6-2 to the […]

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New York Islanders: Eyes on Isles Podcast Ep 66 Preview

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The Eyes on Isles Podcast returns for episode number 66 as Matt and Mitch will discuss all things New York Islanders on and off the ice. Since the New York Islanders are taking on their crosstown rival New York Rangers tomorrow night we’re going to record the podcast tonight so we don’t have to do […]

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New York Islanders Ilya Sorokin Three-Shutout Streak

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All eyes are on New York Islanders third-round pick from 2014 Ilya Sorokin. The Russian is the best goalie outside of the NHL, and he’s just getting better. Unlike last season goaltending isn’t an issue for the New York Islanders. Thomas Greiss and Robin Lehner have both bounced back from disastrous seasons in 2017-18. Greiss’s […]

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New York Islanders Daily: School Day 2018

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The New York Islanders did their annual school trip yesterday brightening up the day’s of elementary school kids on Long Island. Picture this, you’re in a classroom learning about long division (do they still do that in school? I feel like they do) and all of a sudden your teacher say’s “okay it’s time.” You walk […]

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New York Islanders Scott Mayfield Could Be Great Top 4 Defenseman

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New York Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield is gaining influence on the blue line. If he can fix some issue with his game the Isles might have found an absolute gem on the ice and on the books. Against the Dallas Stars, New York Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield had a team-high 22:33 minutes of ice time. […]

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New York Islanders Anthony Beauvillier Heating Up At Right Time

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New York Islanders forward Anthony Beauvillier is heating up at the right time. He now has four goals in the last four games. Anthony Beauvillier got off to a putrid start with the New York Islanders this year. He had just one point in his first 16 games, and with his ice time being diminished […]

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New York Islanders Meetup Groups Popping Up Outside Long Island

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New York Islanders fans aren’t just limited to Long Island or even the tri-state area. In fact, there are large pockets of Isles all across the United States. I recently caught up with Michael Ryan from the New York Islanders  Charlotte Meetup chapter. Maybe I hadn’t been looking hard enough but these meetups seemingly came […]

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New York Islanders Second-Half Questions That Lou Has to Answer

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The New York Islanders have been one of the early NHL surprises as the league hits the quarter-pole. Because of this, Lou will have some big second-half questions to answer. It will not be easy to go back and find a hockey expert who picked the New York Islanders as a team to watch out […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Anders Lee Holds Third Annual Kancer Jam

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For now, the third year in a row Anders Lee hosted the third annual Kancer Jam along with the New York Islanders to raise money for cancer research. When the New York Islanders named Anders Lee captain I knew it was a good idea. Lee is a leader both on and off the ice, it’s obvious. […]

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New York Islanders Holiday Gift Guide

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The holidays are just around the corner, so now is the time to take care of all the New York Islanders fans in your life. And we’re here to help with this gift guide. Before you know it, you’ll be swapping presents and guzzling egg nog. It’s just that time of year. Don’t let it […]

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New York Islanders Are Doing No Favors For Michael Dal Colle

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Michael Dal Colle played his first game of the season with the New York Islanders today and they decided not to do him any favors. Today was the first time Michael Dal Colle played for the New York Islanders in nearly a calendar year. The former fifth overall pick from the 2014 draft class got […]

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New York Islanders Lose in First Dougie Blowout of 2018-19 Season

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It was the first big loss of the season for the New York Islanders. At least Anthony Beauvillier is  still scoring goals. With back-to-back wins against the Vancouver Canucks and the New York Rangers the New York Islanders were cruising. But it only took 20 minutes for the Islanders to completely capitulate and get their […]

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New York Islanders: Michael Dal Colle gets first start of the season

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Former fifth overall pick from the 2014 NHL Draft, Michael Dal Colle, is making his New York Islanders season debut today vs Dallas. It’s been a long road to the NHL for Michael Dal Colle. MDC was selected fifth overall by the New York Islanders in 2014 as a power forward who had a knack […]

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New York Islanders Barry Trotz Keeping Mathew Barzal Accountable

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In the New York Islanders 7-5 over the New York Rangers on Thursday night, Mathew Barzal’s emotions got the better of him. And Barry Trotz wasn’t having it. It’s pretty safe to say Mathew Barzal is one of the best players in the league, and undoubtedly the best on the New York Islanders, but that […]

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