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New York Islanders John Tavares Once Again Says He Wants To Stay

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New York Islanders star captain John Tavares has once again said he wants to stay on Long Island and has not thought of playing anywhere else. This is an ongoing question for management, fans, and teammates as to where John Tavares will be come Summer. The New York Islanders have a 7:30 ET bout against […]

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New York Islanders: Analyzing A Possible Jack Johnson Trade

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The New York Islanders still need a top-four defenseman. Jack Johnson reportedly wants out of Columbus why not inquire about him? The New York Islanders won on Saturday against the New York Rangers in their first game back since the bye week. Despite the win, one thing seems like a clear need and that’s defense. […]

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New York Islanders Calvin de Haan Future on Long Island

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In December the New York Islanders lost one of their most reliable defenseman for the season. Calvin de Haan’s shoulder injury required season-ending surgery. What’s Cal’s future on Long Island? When the New York Islanders beat the LA Kings in overtime at the Barclays Center it came at a high cost. The Isles lost Calvin […]

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New York Islanders Trading Superstar John Tavares Ill Advised

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Does trading a superstar player like New York Islanders John Tavares makes sense for a team? It seems that some feel the return is far greater than keeping the superstar. I don’t. We’ve talked about trading New York Islanders captain John Tavares before. But that was strictly in the context relating to his contract. If […]

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New York Islanders Win Over Rangers Feels Like A Turning Point

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In yesterday’s blowout win over the Rangers, the New York Islanders looked sharp and focused throughout the game. This is an aspect of the Islanders that has rarely been seen over the past six weeks. And it couldn’t have come at a better time. The New York Islanders beat the brakes off of the New […]

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New York Islanders Dominate Rangers In Impressive Return (Highlights)

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The New York Islanders returned from their bye week with an impressive 7-2 victory over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. After not playing for almost a week the New York Islanders came out and showed impressive effort today against the New York Rangers. Michael Dal Colle made his NHL debut in this […]

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New York Islanders Good Luck To Michael Dal Colle

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New York Islanders first-round draft selection Michael Dal Colle is going to make his regular-season debut for the Islanders. I hope he makes it count. In 2014 the New York Islanders selected Michael Dal Colle fifth overall in the draft. Dal Colle was a big bodied forward with a knack for scoring. In his OHL […]

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New York Islanders Are Primed To Make A Run With Huge Second Half

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Since October, the New York Islanders have had their share of ups and downs. A fast start was followed by a rash of injuries which then led to a dreadful month-long stretch. At the midway point of a season on the brink of falling apart, the Islanders are ready to make a playoff push. The […]

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New York Islanders Diehard Sorrow’s Poem for 2018

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The New York Islanders are currently sitting in last place in the Metro. Things are looking pretty bleak right now, and having been a fan since 1996, I wanted a good way to express my emotions. As a writer for six years now, I’ve started to create songs and poems for different categories. I wanted […]

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New York Islanders: Josh Ho-Sang Don’t Be The Mario Balotelli of Hockey

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New York Islanders Josh Ho-Sang is in hot water again. Not for being benched or scratched, but for being a “baby” and “immature” according to his coach. So New York Islanders rookie/prospect Josh Ho-Sang is a “baby” and “Immature” according to his Bridgeport Sound Tigers coach Brent Thompson. Add it to the list of hiccups […]

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New York Islanders: Brent Thompson’s Comments Are Concerning

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Bridgeport Sound Tigers coach Brent Thompson had some concerning comments on New York Islanders prospect Josh Ho-Sang. After an impressive 21 game stretch with the Islanders in 2016-2017, Josh Ho-Sang was looking to cement himself in the New York Islanders lineup. When Ho-Sang was scratched on opening night I knew something wasn’t right. Ho-Sang has bounced […]

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New York Islanders Must Prove Something to John Tavares

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The New York Islanders may be in last place in the Metropolitan Division, but they need to make a final push to save their season, and perhaps their future. It might seem absolutely crazy to say in January that the next three months will be one of the most important periods of time in the […]

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New York Islanders Bye Week Ultimately Unnecessary

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The New York Islanders are in the midst of their bye week. It’s one of the three breaks the Islanders will have in a little over a month span. The New York Islanders last played Sunday against the Devils. It’s midway through the break and I do miss watching the Isles play. Even though lately the […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Michael Dal Colle Called Up

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The New York Islanders have called up 2014 first round selection, fifth overall pick Michael Dal Colle for the first time in his career. Two weeks ago I called out Michael Dal Colle for underperforming. Since then he’s put up two goals and an assist and the New York Islanders elected to call him up […]

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New York Islanders Shouldn’t Be Thinking About Trading John Tavares

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As the New York Islanders have slipped down, and now out, of the Eastern Conference playoff picture, we’re starting to hear calls for the Isles to trade away their All-World captain John Tavares before he hits free agency this summer. That will not happen….ever. The New York Islanders are currently are sitting on the outside […]

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New York Islanders NHL Trade Deadline Preview 2.0

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As the 2018 trade deadline approaches the New York Islanders have a clear need; defense. With Johnny Boychuk and Calvin de Haan out of the lineup, the latter for the remainder of the season, they need bodies on the blueline. The New York Islanders don’t just need anyone on the blueline. They have players that […]

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New York Islanders Podcast Ep.21: Snow’s Tenure And Our Big News

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Our latest New York Islanders podcast is out. We spend a significant amount of time talking about the tenure of Garth Snow as New York Islanders GM. And we make a big announcement. Should New York Islanders GM Garth Snow go? Yeah. All New York Islanders fans can get behind that statement. But Matt and […]

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New York Islanders Sebastian Aho’s Golden Opportunity

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The second-half of the season kicks off for the New York Islanders when they visit Madison Square Garden this weekend to face-off against the dreaded Rangers. Everything is in front of the Isles as a lot is at stake. Sebastian Aho has a golden opportunity ahead of him these next three months. Could anyone possibly […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Josh Ho-Sang Scratched Last Night

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New York Islanders prospect Josh Ho-Sang, who was sent back to the AHL to develop was scratched last night. With the New York Islanders off I figured I’d check in on the Bridgeport Sound Tigers the Islanders AHL affiliate. They lost 2-1 in a shootout, which isn’t at the top of my concerns list at […]

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Islanders Anders Lee Should Be In NHL All-Star Game Not Sidney Crosby

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The National Hockey League released the rosters for the 2018 NHL All-Star Game today. The New York Islanders have two representatives going this year, John Tavares and Josh Bailey. But there should have been one more Islanders player invited. John Tavares finally has company at the NHL All-Star Game this year. Josh Bailey has also been selected […]

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