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Mission: Incomplete

In what may be the most important off season of the Snow Administration (if it’s not a success it could be his last), Snow has gotten off to an interesting start.  In this world of instant reaction, the Islanders decision making has given the hockey world pause.  The Isles are ...

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Is Good Enough, Good Enough?

The Islanders season is over.  They were able to climb out of an early season hole and were able to make the season entertaining.  Even though they made a run at the playoffs, this year was absolutely a step back.  This season had the results that will make anyone step ...

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Shoveling Out the Snow

Nine months ago on July 14, Jon Ledecky, the new primary owner of the New York Islanders met with Islander season-ticket holders for a state of the union to assess the future of the franchise. On that night, he used two words that reverberated much that night from writers and ...

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Videos: Top 10 Goals of the 2016-17 Season

I wish there was something better to write about than highlights of a season that won’t include a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but it is what it is. Before Sunday’s season finale versus the Ottawa Senators, Shannon Hogan and MSG unveiled their list of the Top 10 goals ...

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The 5 Hole: Not Dead Yet

Still alive for the moment, the New York Islanders were in Nashville for the second matchup in a week with the Nashville Predators. These two teams met last Monday with the Isles being dominated by the Preds in a 3-1 defeat. The hope was tonight the Isles can repay the ...

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The 5 Hole: Still Breathing

The New York Islanders began the post-John Tavares slate to end the season this afternoon when they headed up to Buffalo for a matinee with the Buffalo Sabres. Coming off the nice win Friday, the Isles were looking to make it two in a row and gain some momentum heading ...

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Last Licks

It’s safe to say that this season is on its last legs.  There is a full offseason to worry about what is next for the Isles, so let’s dream about the rest of this season.  There is still a chance that the Isles will make the playoffs, make no mistake ...

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The 5 Hole: Must Win, Can’t Lose

The Islanders (35-26-12) host the Bruins (38-30-6) in a hugeeee game regarding playoff implications. It’s Greiss vs Khudobin in their respective nets. No other than the captain John Tavares opens up the scoring at 10:05 by dancing a few Bruins before sniping one blocker side. 36 seconds later, the Bruins answer tying the game ...

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