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Snow must Show

Time for Garth Snow to show the Fans and Ownership he’s willing to do whatever it takes to improve this team. It’s been quite the start of the year for the New York Islanders. During the first two months of the season, the Islanders clearly exceeded expectations. They were the ...

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Islanders’ Recent Struggles Emblematic of a Bar Set Too Low

If you’ve watched the Islanders play over the past little while, you haven’t liked what you’ve seen. The team appears to have taken a nosedive, surrendering buckets of goals every night and losing ground to their divisional foes. Of even greater concern is miracle worker John Tavares’ future, and whether ...

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The Week Ahead: Breaking Bad

Throughout this season, Our Rob Taub will give his preview of the week ahead for the New York Islanders. There will be what to watch for, and one x-factor for both the Isles and the opposing team they face that night. The Islanders won’t be playing again till Saturday when ...

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41 Shots From The Point

Welp, its hard to believe but the New York Islanders have reached midpoint of the 2017-18 season. With a record of 20-17-4 (44 points), the Isles find themselves on the outside looking in on a playoff spot right now after a fantastic start to the season that had them fighting ...

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The 5 Hole: No Love in Philly

As the snow created havoc among the Northeast, the New York Islanders were trying to weather a different storm that has ravaged them as of late. That storm was a 5-9-2 December swoon and three straight losses being outscored 15-4. But now at the exact halfway point of the season ...

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Six of One; Half A Dozen Of The Other

After being pleasantly surprised throughout the first two months of the season, once the calendar turned to December the Isles have played like the team many experts thought they would.  The outstanding play of the top six forwards allowed the Islanders to rise towards the top of the Metro.  Outside ...

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PTIsles: Episode 32 – Sound Tigers Play-by-Play Voice Alan Fuehring

In the latest episode of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and Alex “Buddy’ Peck (@BuddyGSN) talk with the play-by-play voice of the Islanders’ AHL affiliate Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Alan Fuehring. Alan Josh Ho-Sang’s attitude and progress since being sent down for the second time, the suddenly hot Michael Dal Colle, AHL ...

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Buy, Sell or Hold – December Edition

After a stellar November the Islanders had a disappointing December going 5-8-2 for the month ending with a clunker in Colorado. The Islanders had a golden opportunity in the 2nd half of the month with 8 out of 9 games at home over a 17 day period and were only ...

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Ryan Pulock Was a Healthy Scratch Again, and That’s Okay

The Islanders engaged in a hard-fought skirmish with the Buffalo Sabres last night, an overtime win courtesy of Josh Bailey’s sublime assisting skills and a gorgeous goal by Mat Barzal. Ryan Pulock wasn’t part it. That his view of the game was from above ice level has seemingly usurped anything ...

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Mathew Barzal; The Gift That Keeps on Giving

  As the New York Islanders reach their holiday break, right after Mathew Barzal records his first NHL Hat Trick in their 5-2 victory over the Jets, we reflect on why Mathew Barzal is the gift that keeps on giving. When the New York Islanders selected Mathew Barzal with the ...

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