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Isle Remember: Parrish Still Has Pulse for Isles

“Shocking.” That was the word Mark Parrish used when he first became aware that he was turning in his Florida Panther threads for the blue and orange of the New York Islanders. Parrish, now 41 years old and living in his native Minnesota, spent two seasons in Sunrise before being ...

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Player of The Week Spotlight: Anthony Beauvillier

Every week of the 2018-19 season, our Rob Taub will discuss one player from the Islanders to look out for. Whether it’s past performances, certain matchups, or something about that player that makes worth spotlighting, each article will describe why they are being featured. Also — if one or two ...

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Isle Remember: Aucoin Speaks Highly of Time With the Islanders

Adrian Aucoin’s path to Long Island in his own words was definitely interesting. Aucoin, 45, who now resides in Illinois, remembers being a member of the Vancouver Canucks and being dealt to the Tampa Bay Lightning before the 2001 NHL Trade Deadline. Once he arrived in Tampa, then g.m. Rick ...

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Player of The Week Spotlight: Brock Nelson

Every week of the 2018-19 season, our Rob Taub will discuss one player from the Islanders to look out for. Whether it’s past performances, certain matchups, or something about that player that makes worth spotlighting, each article will describe why they are being featured. Also — if one or two ...

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Ten Questions To Be Answered By The Islanders This Season

The mere second after John Tavares scored in overtime in Detroit to end the regular season just six months ago, the first thing that came to mind for New York Islanders players, fans, and the organization as a whole was what would the future look like. Six months later, that ...

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Ryan Pulock: Key To A Successful Season For the Islanders

Defense. A word that still seems foreign after how distraught the New York Islanders were last season. What occurred last year — giving up a league-worst 296 goals, their worst total since the 1995-96 campaign (315), and forgetting the simple aspects of defensive hockey — the organization and fans hope ...

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What To Watch For: Islanders Training Camp Edition by Rob Taub

It’s been an emotion-filled summer, but the 2018-19 season is finally ready to kick off for the New York Islanders. The Isles will open training camp tomorrow morning for the first time without John Tavares and under the new regime of general manager Lou Lamoriello and head coach Barry Trotz. ...

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Bellows Ready To Breakthrough

“There were situations last season where he wouldn’t go three or four games without a goal, but he always focused on getting chances and doing the right things.” That’s how Mike Johnston described the kind of player Kieffer Bellows is when it comes to adversity. Johnston, was Bellows head coach ...

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Wilde Card In The Mix

When draft night arrived two months ago, Bode Wilde was one of the premier defensemen expected to be a top selection. As the first ten picks were announced on that Friday evening, the thought was that he would hear his name called at least before the 15th overall pick — ...

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Ranking the Isles Revamped Prospect Pool

We are now just two months away from the start of the 2018-19 season. You could feel the tense but exciting feeling amongst the New York Islander faithful, and for good reason. While a new regime now running the organization headlined by Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz are poised to ...

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