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Sal Farieri

Sal Farieri currently resides in Albertson, NY. He was a New York Islanders employee from September 2007 till June 2016 as part of the Game Operations staff. Having worked for the team, being around the game and the players, has provided Sal with some great insight that he's excited to share. He has also worked in other areas of the sports world, including the UFL and the NFL.

IslesBlog Roundtable – Sign ’em, let ’em walk, or trade ’em: Casey Cizikas

The 2020-21 season has officially ended for the New York Islanders at the hands of the defending champions, the Tampa Bay Lightning. After a painful exit, the team now shifts its focus to what should be an interesting and busy offseason. The team has a number of UFA’s (Unrestricted free ...

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Farieri: Seven Game Changers for the Islanders/Bruins Series

The Old Barn isn’t done yet as the New York Islanders eliminated the Boston Bruins in six games to force at least two more home games at Fort Neverlose. For the second straight series, the blue and orange proved another one of my predictions wrong. I had Boston ousting the ...

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Farieri: Concerns with the Islanders’ top line and why they need to right the ship versus Boston

The New York Islanders are moving on to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against an extremely tough opponent in the Boston Bruins. I was the lone member of the IslesBlog team that had the Islanders bowing out to the Penguins and that was because of my concern ...

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Farieri: Islanders penalty kill has been a true bright spot

In a series where special teams could be a deciding factor, Islanders’ penalty kill has been flat out dominant. The league’s sixth-best penalty kill, which went 83.7% on the year, has gone a perfect 5 for 5 against a deadly Penguin power-play unit that ranked fourth-best in the league with ...

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