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New York Islanders: To Tank or Not To Tank In 2018-2019

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The New York Islanders roster on paper looks worse than last year’s that finished the season with 80 points. Will they tank in 2018-2019? As they sit right now, the New York Islanders roster doesn’t look so hot. Obviously, losing their franchise cornerstone in free agency is a detrimental blow that is an impossible immediate fix […]

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New York Islanders Brock Nelson Is More Valuable Than You Think

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Brock Nelson might get a lot of shade thrown at him from the fan base, but he’s more valuable to the New York Islanders than you think. Brock Nelson is a valuable player for the New York Islanders. Many Islanders fans can’t stand Nelson, I can only see why he should stay. Brock Nelson gives […]

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New York Islanders Big Move This Summer Could Be Signing Anders Lee

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I’m starting to think the New York Islanders will not be pulling off a major trade this summer. The franchise’s big move this off-season could be signing Anders Lee to a long-term extension. Since John Tavares left the New York Islanders, the blue and orange have been in countless trade rumors. But as the summer […]

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New York Islanders 2018-19 Season Left Wing Depth Chart

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Since July 1st, there’s been one heck of an overhaul of the New York Islanders roster. To get familiar with the team were going to look at a position-by-position depth chart. Starting with left wing. In building this depth chart I wanted to stick with players that could play for the New York Islanders this […]

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New York Islanders Short-Term Deal For Anders Lee Works

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Lou Lamoriello is signing all unfamiliar New York Islanders players to short-term deals. The question becomes, would Anders Lee accept a deal shorter than market expectation? These days with the New York Islanders, if Lou doesn’t know you, you’re getting a short-term deal (see: Pulock, Toews, Lehner, Kovar, Filppula). If he does, you’re in luck […]

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New York Islanders: Brock Nelson Dominating in Da Beauty League

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Brock Nelson, who is waiting for a new contract with the New York Islanders, is currently dominating in Da Beauty League once again. Another year has gone by where Brock Nelson decides to turn it on over the summer. It seems like every year the guy is somehow able to score in bunches in Da […]

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New York Islanders Podcast: Contract Extensions for Future on Defense

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Our latest New York Islanders podcast is available for your consumption. This week’s hot topics are new signings and top ten prospects. This week the New York Islanders announced that they had signed restricted free agents Devon Toews and Ryan Pulock to two-year deals. Both came in with a combined AAV of $2.7 million per […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Rest In Peace Fenov

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The New York Islanders lost a close friend, 17-year-old Fenov Pierre-Louis. Anders Lee grew extremely close to Fenov with his Kancer Jam tournaments. These things are never easy. A 17-year-old dying from cancer just doesn’t seem fair. During his short time on this planet, Fenov inspired many, including New York Islanders, left winger Anders Lee who he […]

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New York Islanders Learning About Assistant Coach John Gruden

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The New York Islanders hired former Hamilton Bulldogs head coach John Gruden to be an assistant coach to Barry Trotz. Who is he? And what has he done? Who is New York Islanders new assistant head-coach John Gruden? Aside from having the same name as the head coach of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders (minus the […]

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New York Islanders: Brock Nelson is the new Josh Bailey

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The career paths and trajectories of both Josh Bailey and Brock Nelson show that Nelson is poised for a breakout year for the New York Islanders. It took several years for Josh Bailey to find his footing with the New York Islanders, but he has become one of the NHL’s top playmakers. Nelson brings a […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Waiting On Lee and Eberle Extensions

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General Manager of the New York Islanders, Lou Lamoriello, may need more time before giving Jordan Eberle and Anders Lee a new deal. Lou Lamoriello hasn’t been shy this offseason when giving out contracts to players to join the New York Islanders. He’s extended, Thomas Hickey, Ryan Pulock, Ross Johnston, Devon Toews, and Kyle Burroughs, while […]

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New York Islanders Happy Non-Anniversary for Fans

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July 18th, 2018, marks the day 12 years ago that New York Islanders goalie Garth Snow retired as a player to become the team’s General Manager. A position he, thankfully, no longer holds. On July 18th, 2006 New York Islanders goalie Garth Snow retired as a player. He was immediately hired as the team’s fifth General Manager […]

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New York Islanders: 5 Choices For The Next Captain

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The New York Islanders are left without a captain since John Tavares left. So we’ll look at five potential options for the team. For the last five years, the New York Islanders have had the same captain. John Tavares took over that role before the 2013 season and served as captain through his last game as a […]

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New York Islanders: Eyes on Isles Podcast Ep 48 Preview

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The Eyes on Isles Podcast returns for episode number 48 as Matt and Mitch will discuss all things New York Islanders on and off the ice. The Eyes on Isles podcast is back tonight as the guys will discuss the latest from the New York Islanders front. The biggest story from this week is obviously […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Taking Advantage of Good Contracts

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The New York Islanders have a handful of good contracts, which makes guys extremely affordable, they should take advantage of this over the next two years. Lou Lamoriello has made some good signings so far for the New York Islanders. Yes, the Leo Komarov and Ross Johnston deals seem like headscratchers but he’s gotten some […]

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New York Islanders Lock Up Future Defensive Core Cheap

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In two days the New York Islanders have locked up two key parts of their defensive core – Devon Toews and Ryan Pulock – over the next two-years at rock bottom prices. On Monday the New York Islanders signed restricted free agent (RFA) Devon Toews to a two-year one-way deal worth $700,000 per year. They […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Devon Toews Expectations For 2018 and Beyond

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The New York Islanders just signed Devon Toews to a two-year one-way deal. What can we expect from Toews going forward? The former fourth-round selection from the 2014 draft has come on strong for the New York Islanders the past couple of years as a prospect. In 2016-2017 Devon Toews led all rookie defensemen in […]

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New York Islanders Sign Devon Toews To Two-Year Deal

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The New York Islanders announced that they locked up promising young restricted free agent defensemen Devon Toews to a two-year one-way deal. Devon Toews has signed a two-year one-way deal with the New York Islanders. No financial aspects of the deal were announced with the signing. The contract is the next step in Devon Toews’ […]

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New York Islanders: Learning Noah Dobson Model Alex Pietrangelo

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New York Islanders 12th overall pick from the 2018 NHL draft is molding his game after NHL veteran St Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo. What can we expect from our 12th overall pick? In speaking to NHL.com’s Brian Compton, New York Islanders 12th overall pick Noah Dobson said he molds his playing style after St. […]

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New York Islanders: Josh Ho-Sang Gets Clean Slate

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With the New York Islanders new change in management, Josh Ho-Sang gets a fresh slate to start off with in 2018-2019. 2017-2018 was a disappointing season in a lot of ways for the New York Islanders. For some reason, Josh Ho-Sang was blamed for a lot of the Isles issues early in the year despite those […]

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