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Taub: Yormark Dropped The Ball with Isles

First reported last night by Bloomberg, Brett Yormark, the CEO of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center, is stepping down from his position as the franchise transitions to a new owner, Joe Tsai. Yormark became the head of the Nets and Barclays back in 2005 and was at the forefront of the...
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Taub: With Belmont Secured, Everything Changes

The New York Islanders have made minimal significant changes on the ice this offseason. It's off the ice where they have finally got some much-needed clarity. Following Tuesday's successful meeting of the Franchise Oversight Board in Albany, the Isles and New York Arena Partners (NYAP) have crossed through all the...
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Taub: Josh Bailey’s Evolution as an Islander

The evolution of Josh Bailey is an interesting one. Always a hot button among fans from the day he came into the organization, how Bailey was poorly developed after the Isles selected him, to who the organization could have drafted instead of him and his recent success, there are always...
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Taub: Toews Has Makeup of Next Elite Isles D-Man

Barry Trotz deserves a ton of credit for turning around the New York Islanders' defense. A small part though should deservedly go to Devon Toews. Toews, a former fourth-round selection in 2014, got the call up just before Christmas after just missing out on making the team out of training...
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Taub: Beauvillier Having A Bounce Back Year Crucial for Isles

As August approaches, questions remain about the New York Islanders' opening night roster. Anthony Beauvillier, has not accepted the qualifying offer that he was offered at this time last month. It's expected, however, that he will still be sporting an Islanders uniform barring a blockbuster trade. "I trust Philip and...
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