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New York Islanders Reaction to First Round of Training Camp Cuts

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The New York Islanders cut their roster down from 68 players to 43. While most cuts made sense, there were a few surprises and a few head-scratchers. The New York Islanders reduced their training camp roster by twenty-five players. The roster went from 68 to 43 as the Islanders reassigned 18 to the Bridgeport Sound […]

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New York Islanders Jordan Eberle Expectations For 2018-2019

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Jordan Eberle is heading into a contract year with the New York Islanders. Playing next to Mathew Barzal should help his cause. In Jordan Eberle’s first year for the New York Islanders, he was an extremely productive forward despite not serving in the role that he was brought in for. Like many before him, he was […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Heavy Preseason Schedule Helped

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The New York Islanders had a heavy start to the preseason with six games in seven days. It may seem like a lot but it’s exactly what the doctor ordered. A lot has changed for the New York Islanders this year. There’s a new man in charge, there’s a new coach, familiar faces gone, and […]

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New York Islanders Casey Cizikas Over Under 24.5 Points

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With the return of Matt Martin to the New York Islanders is it at all possible for Casey Cizikas to return more than 24 points this season? Yes. A thousand percent. Matt Martin is back with the New York Islanders. Reuniting what Don Cherry called the best fourth line in hockey. Does that reunion mean […]

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New York Islanders: Josh Bailey will be just fine without John Tavares

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In last night’s New York Islanders win over the New York Rangers, Josh Bailey had a three-point night. He’ll be just fine without John Tavares. Over the past two years, the New York Islanders had a very successful top line. The combination of Anders Lee – John Tavares – Josh Bailey was extremely effective and even […]

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New York Islanders Valtteri Filppula Will Be On Roster in 2018-19

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Even if Valtteri Filppula has a terrible camp for the New York Islanders, he isn’t going anywhere. Not even to waivers or to the minors. Thanks to that no-move clause. Maybe I’m the only one who thought this, but when I found out that the New York Islanders signed Valtteri Filppula to a single year […]

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New York Islanders: Anthony Beauvillier Expectations for 2018-2019

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After a strong second half for the New York Islanders last year, Anthony Beauvillier is ready for a real breakout season with the big club. Last year was an odd year for Anthony Beauvillier and the New York Islanders. He started the year off very slow, while the Islanders were winning regularly. In his first […]

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New York Islanders Three Takeaways from Preseason Game Five

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It was the New York Islanders fifth game of the preseason, and the fourth time they play the Philadelphia Flyer. Who or what stood out or didn’t? The number of preseason games remaining on the New York Islanders schedule is shrinking. They’ve played five and only have three left to go. Meaning there are few games […]

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New York Islanders Three Players Fighting For Roster Spot

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The competition for roster spots for the New York Islanders has focused on three players: Josh Ho-Sang, Kieffer Bellows, and Devon Toews. What are their odds of making the squad? With four games down and four more to go, the New York Islanders are going to start making cuts to the 68 players currently at […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Kieffer Bellows Thrives On Power Play

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New York Islanders prospect Kieffer Bellows scored his second goal of the preseason. Both have come on the power play. Kieffer Bellows brings a goal scorers mentality to the New York Islanders when he suits up. The former first-round pick from 2016 is known for his dynamic goal-scoring ability and he’s put it on display […]

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New York Islanders Pass On Pending UFA Sergei Bobrovsky

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According to some NHL insiders the New York Islanders are being linked with interest in Columbus Blue Jackets two-time Vezina winning goalie Sergei Bobrovsky. Going into the 2018-19 season the New York Islanders goalie tandem is Robin Lehner and Thomas Greiss. Two goalies who put up above 3.00 in the goals against average department last […]

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New York Islanders Pending Unrestricted Free Agent Possible New Deals

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The New York Islanders have a number of pending unrestricted free agents. Assuming they want to keep them, how much should they get paid and for how long? This season a number of notable New York Islanders players are entering the final year of their contracts. Seven players are entering their final year and become […]

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New York Islanders Podcast: NHL Preseason Actually Matters

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The New York Islanders are currently in the middle of the 2018 preseason. And unlike some would suggest, the preseason, actually matter. For this year’s training camp, the New York Islanders brought in 40 forwards, 21 defenders, and seven goalies. Management’s job now is to reduce that list by 45 and figure out who their 23 […]

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New York Islanders Plan for Kieffer Bellows and Noah Dobson

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The New York Islanders training camp has begun and there are a number of positives to report. On top of the list is the play of Kieffer Bellows and Noah Dobson. What the Isles plan for Bellows and Dobson is one of the most interesting things to watch this pre-season for the blue and orange. […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Luca Sbisa Ice Time Hints At Roster Spot

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The New York Islanders brought in Luca Sbisa on a PTO for camp. With his playing time so far, it looks like he’s the front-runner for a roster spot. Injuries derailed Luca Sbisa’s season with Vegas last year, as he was on injured reserve four times. The New York Islanders saw enough from the former top […]

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New York Islanders Brock Nelson Needs to Take His Opportunity

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With a shortage of centers, the New York Islanders are giving Brock Nelson a chance to prove he can play down the middle. So far he hasn’t impressed. Let’s get one thing clear, the New York Islanders haven’t played any meaningful games in terms of the standings but the preseason still means something. The preseason […]

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New York Islanders: Eyes on Isles Podcast Ep 57 Preview

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The Eyes on Isles Podcast returns for episode number 57 as Matt and Mitch will discuss all things New York Islanders on and off the ice. We actually have New York Islanders games to talk about on this week’s show! Well, kind of, it’s the preseason but still it’s a form of hockey that’s being […]

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New York Islanders Andrew Ladd Missing Camp Isn’t Terrible

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New York Islanders forward Andrew Ladd has missed a few days of preseason so far due to muscle tightness. It won’t affect a roster spot for him, but he could use all that time to get used to Barry Trotz’s system. The 2018 preseason has begun for most of the New York Islanders. Except for […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Reunited Fourth Line Shows Spark

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The best fourth line in hockey has been reunited for the New York Islanders and their presence has already been felt in the preseason. When the New York Islanders traded for Matt Martin, the nostalgia senses starting going off. Could we see the fun and exciting Martin – Cizikas – Clutterbuck line back in action […]

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New York Islanders Dennis Seidenberg Not NHL Caliber

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It’s clear that Dennis Seidenberg can no longer keep up in the NHL. After two years with the New York Islanders, it seems that his time in the NHL might just be done. The New York Islanders brought in the German defender after impressing at the World Cup with Team Europe in 2016. He was […]

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