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New York Islanders 2016-2017 Player Grades: Travis Hamonic

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It has been an emotional roller coaster for Travis Hamonic and the New York Islanders since he made a trade request two seasons ago. He rescinded his request later that year and won the hearts of many of the fans.  Although, a poor 2016-17 season might have fans rescinding their love for him. Make no […]

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New York Islanders Won’t Be Able To Afford T.J. Oshie

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T.J. Oshie would be a nice fit with the New York Islanders but there’s only one problem, they won’t be able to afford to sign him. Scrolling through twitter the name T.J. Oshie comes up a lot on the wishlist of New York Islanders fans. He will be one of if not the most coveted […]

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New York Islanders Prospect Otto Koivula Named Liiga’s Rookie Of The Year

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The New York Islanders had their prospect, Otto Koivula, named with the Finnish Liiga’s Rookie Of The Year honor playing with Ilves. Not even a year ago the New York Islanders selected Otto Koivula in the fourth round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. The 18-year old Finland native was playing for a junior team […]

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2017 NHL Draft Profile: Shane Bowers

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With a 15th overall selection in the 2017 NHL Draft, the New York Islanders find themselves right in the middle of the pack. A perfect place to see how the board has shaken out so far and decide if they follow the trend, or go a bit off the path. There isn’t a generational talent available at […]

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New York Islanders Thomas Greiss Impresses In Germany’s Upset Win

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New York Islanders netminder Thomas Greiss impressed in Germany’s 2-1 win over Team USA in day one of the IIHF World Championship tournament. Thomas Greiss‘ strong season continued as the normally New York Islanders goalie led his German team to a 2-1 victory. He stopped 41 of the 42 American shots against him, as he […]

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New York Islanders 2016-17 Player Grade: Dennis Seidenberg

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Think what you will but the New York Islanders feel that Dennis Seidenberg’s season was a success. Because they offered him a one-year deal worth $1.25 million. The New York Islanders signed Dennis Seidenberg during the World Cup of Hockey. At the time he was representing Team Europe who surprised everyone to make it all […]

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New York Islanders Must Trade Josh Bailey This Off-Season

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The New York Islanders enter a critical off-season. The organization must show this past season will wind up being a one step back – three steps forward situation. This off-season the Islanders must trade Josh Bailey. The question is why should the New York Islanders trade Josh Bailey this off-season? After all, he is coming […]

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New York Islanders Daily: 2017 IIHF Worlds Day One

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Today is day one of the 2017 IIHF World Championship. You can catch a lot of New York Islanders in today’s action packed day one of the tournament. You can catch five New York Islanders and one of their biggest prospects in this year’s IIHF World Championship. The action gets started today so here’s a […]

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2017 NHL Draft: Eyes on Isles First Round Mock Draft

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The 2017 NHL Draft is still a few months away, but now that the lottery is over and the order is set, it’s time to find out what’s actually out there. How will teams stock their next generation of hockey talent? Here’s our mock draft. When attaching a name to a team for our 2017 […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Ilya Sorokin To Join Team Russia

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New York Islanders goalie prospect Ilya Sorokin will be heading to the IIHF World Championship to join team Russia. The tournament starts tomorrow. Wha a week it’s been for New York Islanders goalie prospects. First you had Linus Soderstom leading his Sweedish team to a championship and now Sorokin, the Isles 21-year old prospect will […]

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New York Islanders 2016-17 Top 10 Highlights

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The 2016-17 season wasn’t a barometer for success for the New York Islanders. But even though they didn’t make the playoffs there were still a number of highlights to talk about. Here are the top ten. The New York Islanders 2016-17 season is defined by how drastic of a change occurred after they appointed Doug Weight as […]

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All Quiet on the Islanders’ Front For Now

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TORONTO - APRIL 13: Deputy Commissioner of the NHL Bill Daly announces  the fifth pick to go to the New York Islanders during the NHL Draft Lottery Drawing at the TSN Studio April 13, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages / Getty Images for NHL)http://islandersinsight.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2017/04/9844243... 768w, http://islandersinsight.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2017/04/9844243... 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 627px) 100vw, 627px" />

All is quiet in Isles land for now. We will be doing some research on draft prospects, and come up with a short piece sometime soon.

New York Islanders Daily: Mikhail Grabovski On Exempt List

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The New York Islanders won’t have to worry about losing Mikhail Grabovski in the expansion draft. Grabo is on the NHLPA’s Expansion Draft Exempt List. Oh thank God! I for one was extremely concerned that the New York Islanders would lose Mikhail Grabovski in the expansion draft. If you couldn’t sense the sarcasm here’s your […]

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New York Islanders: Someone Trolled Mike Milbury’s Wikipedia Page

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The Former New York Islanders General Manager and current NHL “analyst” for NBC Mike Milbury had his Wikipedia trolled, and it was pretty funny. The name Mike Milbury sends chills down my spine. It’s a feeling that can’t be explained unless you’re a New York Islanders fan then at least you know what I’m talking […]

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New York Islanders 2016-17 Player Grades: Thomas Greiss

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Despite being a huge reason why the New York Islanders were able to advance in the 2015-16 playoffs, Thomas Greiss started the year as the backup goaltender. 2016-17 would be another great season for Greiss. The New York Islanders began the season with a questionable decision to carry three goalies: Jaroslav Halak, Thomas Greiss, and […]

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New York Islanders And Ilya Kovalchuk Makes No Sense

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Let’s nip this little piece of news in the bud. Yes, Ilya Kovalchuk is reported to want back in the NHL. And yes, it was reported that he wants to stay in New York City or Florida. No, that doesn’t mean the New York Islanders should be linked. We know that the former New Jersey Devils […]

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New York Islanders Draft Options at Number 15

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The NHL Lottery came and went this past Saturday night but unfortunately, the hockey gods did not smile on the New York Islanders. Let’s take a look at who could be available at the fifteenth overall pick in this June’s NHL Draft. The New York Islanders were beyond a long shot entering the NHL Lottery […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Brock Nelson Named Alternate Captain For USA

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A few New York Islanders will be participating in the IIHF Worlds this summer. One will even be an alternative captain for Team USA to some surprise. When I hear the name Brock Nelson I don’t necessarily think leader. Heck, there’s no way I would want the New York Islanders to give him an “A” […]

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Islanders 2017 IIHF World Championship: Game Time, Dates, Channels

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The IIHF World Championships are almost upon us, this year five New York Islanders players have made it various rosters. Want to keep up with them, here’s a guide. If you’ve been keeping tabs on who’s going to the tournament you’ll already know that five New York Islanders players were named to their respective team’s […]

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New York Islanders: Silver Lining Off-Season Playbook

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The New York Islanders can not actually say they’ve had much good news since their season ended.  But maybe some good can come of the bad news. Nobody writing here should try to make the case that losing the draft lottery is better for the New York Islanders than winning it. That would be an […]

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