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New York Islanders Return To Dreaded Three Goalie System

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The New York Islanders had three goalies on the ice at practice today which made fans have flashbacks to the dreaded three-goalie system. At practice on this snowy March day, the New York Islanders and their fearless leader Garth Snow decided to try something out. They had all three goalies on the ice for practice. […]

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New York Islanders Off-Season Blue Line Options

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The New York Islanders will enter this off-season asking themselves should they acquire a proven NHL defenseman? Let’s examine their blue line options this summer. The New York Islanders have struggled defensively this season, especially after losing Calvin de Haan in mid-December. Also, losing Johnny Boychuk for the month of January did not help matters. […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Historic Shots Against Record

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The New York Islanders have had a historic season when it comes to shots against, and not in a good way. Here’s another mindboggling shots against stat. As we know by now, the New York Islanders have a severe problem when it comes to shots against. They lead the entire league in goals against, while also […]

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New York Islanders Christopher Gibson Might Be Future Starter Material

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The New York Islanders are searching for a starter for the 2018-19 NHL season. They might already have it with Christopher Gibson. It’s no secret that the New York Islanders are weak between the pipes. Both Jaroslav Halak and Thomas Greiss as a tandem have put together some of the worst goaltending records in the […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Ross Johnston Needs To Play Every Night

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Ross Johnston should be in the New York Islanders lineup on a nightly basis. He proved it again with his impact last night. Last night, Ross Johnston played a role in ending the New York Islanders eight-game skid. It was the first time he played in over a week and right away you could already tell […]

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New York Islanders Chris Gibson Shines vs. Calgary Flames (Highlights)

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In the midst of an eight-game losing streak, the New York Islanders needed to win against the Calgary Flames. If only to save face and have some sort of pride as they close out 2017-18. The New York Islanders only have a handful of games to go in the 2017-18 season. A season that can be […]

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New York Islanders: Kevin Connolly, From Entourage, Is Garth Snow’s Biggest Fan

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New York Islanders General Manager Garth Snow may have found his biggest fan, and quite possibly his last standing supporter. Twitter is a wonderful place. Somehow after years of entertainment, the website is still free of charge to users, and today we were once again reminded of the website’s genius. Today, it was in the form […]

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New York Islanders: Doug Weight Probably Won’t Keep His Job

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Doug Weight has seemingly lost control of his team. The New York Islanders, even when they were on the cusp of breaking back into the playoff conversation, look flat and, at times, uninspired. That falls directly on the head coach. I’m a Doug Weight fan. When he took over the New York Islanders last season […]

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New York Islanders Nick Leddy Voted Third Fastest Skater

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The NHLPA conducts a vote with their players every year on a number of topics. One was on the fastest skaters in the league, and New York Islanders Nick Leddy made the cut. We already know that New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy is one of the better skaters in the league. He’s nimble and […]

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New York Islanders: An Open Letter to Fans Blaming John Tavares

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There is never a good time for a captain to struggle but for New York Islanders star, John Tavares, it seems like he has disappeared in the time his team needs him most. But can 91 truly be blamed for the group’s downfall? It seems the every season, fans of the New York Islanders fans […]

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New York Islanders: 10 Step Plan To Fix The Franchise

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After a disappointing 2017-2018 campaign, the New York Islanders need a facelift. I put on my Owner and General Manager hat and fix the Islanders. The 2017-2018 New York Islanders season had a lot of promise. After switching to Doug Weight the Islanders improved immensely and finished 24-12-4 to close out the 2016-2017 year. Hopes were high […]

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New York Islanders Should Move Garth Snow to President of Hockey Operations

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Teams not named the New York Islanders are able to fire or demote their GM, even doing so mid-season. The NHL is a copy-cat league, right? So copy Islanders. COPY! The New York Islanders have had the same man at the helm of the franchise for just about 12 years now. With results, again, not […]

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New York Islanders: Ideas For 2019 Goalie Situation

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The New York Islanders are at a crossroads when it comes to their goaltending situation after this year. Jaro Halak is due to become a free-agent at the end of the season, leaving the Isles with only a couple of in-house options. When Jaroslav Halak‘s contract expires at the end of this season, the New […]

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New York Islanders Daily: McDavid Hands Isles Eighth Loss In A Row

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Connor McDavid hands the New York Islanders their eighth loss in a row with a late goal in the third period and a shootout winner. The tank is on for the New York Islanders as they’ve now dropped their eighth game in a row, and third straight in overtime or a shootout. This time the […]

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New York Islanders: Evaluating Goaltending Going Forward

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One of the biggest problems the New York Islanders have faced in the 2017-2018 season has been their goaltending. With Jaroslav Halak’s contract coming to an end, their need for a number one goalie will only grow this summer. For the past two seasons, the New York Islanders have struggled to properly handle their goaltending […]

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New York Islanders Podcast Winning Lottery More Likely Than Playoffs

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We sat down to have yet another depressing New York Islanders podcast. This one focused on the odds the Islanders make the NHL playoffs vs. the odds they win the NHL Draft Lottery. At the time of recording, the New York Islanders odds of winning the 2018 NHL Draft Lottery was at 4.5%. Simultaneously, their […]

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New York Islanders Inability to Hold Leads Damned 2017-18 Season

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The New York Islanders has hit their biggest rut at the worst possible time of the year. They are winless in their last seven games going 0-4-3. Even more maddening is the fact that they have held the lead in a majority of those seven games. The New York Islanders entered February 19th one point behind […]

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New York Islanders Fans Must Root Hard Against Calgary Flames

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It’s been a frustrating and disappointing season so far for the New York Islanders. While the playoffs are still a possibility each day it becomes less likely. What’s left for the Islander fans and the organization is to root hard against the Calgary Flames. While it’s unlikely there will be joy on Long Island regarding […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Ilya Sorokin Dominates KHL Playoffs

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New York Islanders prospect Ilya Sorokin continues to impress in the KHL. This time it’s an impressive stretch in the playoffs. Ever since the New York Islanders selected Ilya Sorokin in the third round of the NHL Draft in 2014, there’s been a lot of hype around him. The biggest question with him is whether […]

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New York Islanders Five Worst Contracts In Team History

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The NHL salary cap has been around for just under fourteen years now. And since that time the New York Islanders have been dazzling NHL fans with terrible contract after terrible contract. For just about fourteen years since the NHL introduced a salary cap the New York Islanders have been at forefront of bad deals. Not […]

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