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New York Islanders John Tavares & Josh Bailey in Skills Competition

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This afternoon the NHL announced the competitors for tonight’s 2018 GEICO NHL Skills Competition. John Tavares and Josh Bailey of the New York Islanders will be competing in the Fastest Skater and Puck Control Relay, respectively. Today the NHL announced which players would be competing in the 2018 GEICO NHL Skills Competition being held tonight […]

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New York Islanders Will Play Games At Nassau Coliseum (Report)

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It seems that the wait to have the New York Islanders return to their traditional home of Long Island may be over. On Monday the team is going to announce a return to the Nassau Coliseum. It’s happening. The New York Islanders will make a return to the Nassau Coliseum before they move to their […]

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New York Islanders Post All-Star Breakdown

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The New York Islanders enter the All-Star break on a high note after beating the Vegas Golden Knights and taking five of six points on this past three-game road trip. But how does the post All-Star breakdown look? The New York Islanders are in the midst of a ridiculous playoff race both in the Metropolitan […]

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New York Islanders Nick Leddy’s Plus Minus Is A Garbage Statistic

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Having a -21 +/- rating doesn’t mean that New York Islanders defender Nick Leddy is bad at his position. It speaks more about the team that the individual. We tend to react strongly when we see that New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy is sitting with a -21 on the season. He must be garbage at […]

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New York Islanders Need to Ask About Ryan McDonagh Trade

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If the New York Islanders want to address their needs on defense through trade they should look no further than the New York Rangers and their captain Ryan McDonagh. The New York Islanders have a single need to address at the coming trade deadline. Defense. They need help on the blueline and quick. They’re second […]

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New York Islanders: As Deadline Approaches, Here’s The Move to Make

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As we head into NHL All-Star Weekend, the time has come for general managers around the league to decide; are they going to be buyers or sellers. The New York Islanders should most definitely be buyers. New York Islanders GM Garth Snow has been taking some serious heat as of late. His inactivity in the […]

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New York Islanders John Tavares Mathew Barzal Mid-Season Award

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The New York Islanders aren’t accustomed to players being lauded in individual awards. But this year, things could be very different for the Isles. Two players already made the PHWA midseason awards list. The last time a New York Islanders player should have won an individual award was John Tavares back in 2012. At that […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Jaroslav Halak Dominates In Vegas

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New York Islanders Goalie Jaroslav Halak dominated last night in the Islanders 2-1 over the Vegas Golden Knights on the road. Jaroslav Halak put up his best performance of the season in the New York Islanders best win of the season last night. It wasn’t long ago Doug Weight came out saying the Islanders had their best […]

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New York Islanders Podcast Ep. 23: Garth Snow Trade Deadline Review

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The NHL trade deadline is getting closer day by day. And the New York Islanders could use their GM to make a move or two. Looking back at history though, don’t count on him to move Isles fans. Garth Snow has been the General Manager of the New York Islanders since 2006. That’s a lot of […]

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New York Islanders Prospect Ilya Sorokin Named to Olympic Team

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New York Islanders prospect, goalie Ilya Sorokin, was named to the Olympic Men’s Hockey Team from Russia. Russia has been suspended from participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics, but the team will still compete under the Olympic flag. Although Russia will not be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics, their national teams will still participate […]

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New York Islanders Need to Beat the Vegas Golden Knights

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Before New York Islanders players can enjoy a short break from the exhausting life of being an NHL player, they head to Las Vegas to take on the dominant Golden Knights. If I told you in October that the Golden Knights would be the second best team in hockey at the All-Star break, you would […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Doug Weight Doesn’t Like Discussing Injuries

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New York Islanders coach Doug Weight doesn’t like talking about injuries. He’s more concerned with who he has than who he doesn’t. It’s been a frustrating time for the New York Islanders while they sit just outside the playoff picture, contently in mediocrity. Apparently, Islanders fans aren’t the only ones who are frustrated it’s leaked […]

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New York Islanders: What To Do When Andrew Ladd Returns From IR

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Since moving onto the New York Islanders second line alongside Mathew Barzal and Jordan Eberle, Anthony Beauvillier has been nothing short of spectacular. When Andrew Ladd returns the Isles may need to find a new spot for him. The New York Islanders knew they had something special in young forward  Anthony Beauvillier when they drafted […]

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New York Islanders Garth Snow Ruining Chances of a Win Now Team

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The New York Islanders have been a team of the future for far too long. With an offensive-minded roster succeeding in the early months of the 2017-2018 season, it seemed they might finally be a team of the present. However, general manager Garth Snow’s lack of movement has cost them this chance. Fans of the […]

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New York Islanders Will Benefit From Playing at Nassau Coliseum

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As the New York Islanders wait for their new arena at Belmont Park Racetrack to be built, new reports have surfaced saying that the Isles could play around twelve home games next season and even more in the following seasons at the renovated Nassau Coliseum. According to Jim Baumbach of Newsday and sources, the New […]

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New York Islanders Putting Fans Through Roller Coaster Season

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The New York Islanders have had a wildly inconsistent 2017-2018 season so far. Through November it seemed as though this team was a legitimate Stanley Cup Contender. Since the calendar turned to December the Islanders have struggled mightily. The New York Islanders are coming off a 3-2 OT loss to the lowly Coyotes. The game beforehand […]

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New York Islanders: Eyes on Isles Podcast Ep 23 Preview

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The Eyes on Isles Podcast returns for episode number 23 as Matt and Mitch will discuss all things New York Islanders on and off the ice. The New York Islanders have played three games since we last talked. Over that span, they are 1-1-1 with a rather disappointing outcome their last time out against the lowly […]

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New York Islanders How to Address the Josh Bailey Situation

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The New York Islanders brass had to wonder what kind of year Josh Bailey would have after posting his best campaign in 2016-17. Bailey has not disappointed. However, it has created a situation for the Isles in terms of moving forward. When the New York Islanders drafted Josh Bailey ninth overall in the 2008 Draft […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Closing In On Coliseum Deal

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The New York Islanders might just be returning home to the Coliseum after all. It’s being reported that the Islanders are returning to the old barn, temporarily. Since the New York Islanders left in 2015, the fans have pondered when or if this team would ever return. We might finally have a real answer after […]

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New York Islanders Mathew Barzal Joins Elite Rookie Class

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We know New York Islanders Mathew Barzal is special. Not just too us, but to the game of hockey in general. With a point against the Arizona Coyotes, Barzal joined an elite level of players. Mathew Barzal has been around for just over half a season now. He’s anchored the New York Islanders second line […]

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