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Dunnigan: Who is Islanders’ Prospect Robin Salo?

Last week during his post-trade deadline press conference, Islanders g.m. Lou Lamoriello gave fans plenty of updates, one of which was about young Finnish defenseman, Robin Salo.Lamoriello said, “And certainly, there’s another young man who will come over after his playoffs who is signed and that’s Salo.”So, who is Robin ...

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Dunnigan: The need for Kyle Palmieri on the Islanders

As we approach the NHL Trade Deadline, there is a lot of buzz about who the Islanders will be looking to add. Of all the names presumed to be available, there is one in particular that should be the top of Lou Lamoriello’s list: Kyle Palmieri. The Devils’ 30-year-old winger ...

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Dunnigan: Islanders Must Make Splash at Deadline

With the April 12th trade deadline quickly approaching, the Islanders will need to make a splash if they wish to return Lord Stanley to the Nassau Coliseum one last time.The Isles are currently 16th in goals for per game and 15th in power play percentage. As much as these numbers ...

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Dunnigan: Golyshev’s pending arrival coming at good time for Isles

Tuesday morning Islanders’ fans woke up to breaking news. Forward Anatoly Golyshev terminated his contract with Yekaterinburg Avtomobilist of the KHL for an expected move to Long Island.Golyshev, 26, was drafted by the organization in the fourth round of the 2016 NHL draft. Five years after then-GM Garth Snow’s selection, ...

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Dunnigan: From Russia With Gloves

In July, Russian goaltender Ilya Sorokin signed an entry level contract and a one-year extension with the Islanders. The fan base, to say the least, had been anxiously waiting for his arrival. When the deal was announced Isles’ social media erupted.Sorokin joined fellow countrymen Semyon Varlamov, who had signed with ...

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Dunnigan: Are we seeing the Return of “Fort Neverlose”?

The Islanders continued to roll at home on Sunday afternoon, defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins. Their victory completed a four-game homestand that began a stretch of nine of the team’s next ten games at Nassau Coliseum. Due to COVID-19, home has not been where the fans are, but it has been ...

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