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The Week Ahead: Eastbound and Down

New for 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. With the first quarter point of the season ...

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Josh Bailey: Garth Snow’s Greatest Success

  While that headline seems like an exaggeration, it is not inaccurate.  One of Snow’s strengths as a general manager has been how he moves his way through the NHL draft.  The 2008 NHL draft was no exception.  In that draft, Snow traded down twice (from five to seven, then ...

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Emergence of a Superstar

It’s been an impressive start to the season for the New York Islanders and forward Matt Barzal is a big reason for that. Centering the second line, Matt has jumped out to an incredible start and will likely be in the running for the Calder Trophy all season. After last ...

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Is This Team Finally Ready to Make an Impact?

John Tavares, Jordan Eberle, Anders Lee, Josh Bailey, Matthew Barzal, Nick Leddy, Ryan Pulock. This Islanders team might be one of the most talented teams we’ve seen in years. JT is already off to an unbelievable start with 12G, 6A, and 18 points in just 14 games. Matt Barzal is ...

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The Week Ahead: Star Studded Week

New for 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. We’re officially in November, aka the biggest month ...

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Buy, Sell or Hold: October 2017

The Islanders overcame a tough start to close the month with a 7-4-1 record while going 5-1 over the last 6. This was good enough to be 1 point off the lead in the Metropolitan division. The Islanders recorded points in all 5 home games going 4-0-1. One concern, which ...

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PTIsles: Episode 25 – Light ‘Em Up

TIsles is the all-Islanders panel discussion show hosted by Joe Buono (@islesblog) James Duffy (@twoturtleduffs) and Alex “Buddy” Peck (@BuddyPeck) The Starting Six : Isles-Vegas Golden Knights Reaction Tavares Named Player of the Week Ho-Sang Demotion Reinhart Trade Revisited Surprise, Surprise We Sell Fishsticks Long Island Sound-Off: Listeners leave their ...

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The Islanders Have Had a Coaching Problem Since Laviolette

Peter Laviolette began his NHL coaching career with the Islanders back in 2001. He took over an Islanders team that had been struggling since their run to the ECF back in 1993. This team had some new talent but was not expected to be a playoff team. In Laviolette’s first ...

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The Week Ahead: Surprise, Surprise

New for 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. We’ve reached the end of the first month ...

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