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PTIsles: Episode 8 – Isles Be Back?

PTIsles is the all-Islanders panel discussion show hosted by Joe Buono (@islesblog) James Duffy (@twoturtleduffs) and Alex Peck (@buddypeck) The Starting Six: Isles-NYR reaction Are the Isles back? Josh Bailey career year? Team Executive Search Frans Return Vanek still hates Brooklyn Prime Time Islander of the Week: James Duffy selects ...

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The 5 Hole: Hank Dethroned Again

The Rangers (17-8-1) come into town for an opening night rematch against the Isles (9-10-5) in Brooklyn. The Islanders look to get back to .500.  After killing a trademarked ‘too many men’ penalty, the emergency recall himself Scott Mayfield scored a Boychuk esque goal, a slapper from the side wall ...

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The 5 Hole: Return of Frans

Tonight played with our emotions. We’re not over him and we still have feelings for our boy. Fan favorite Frans Nielsen and the Red Wings (11-11-3) make the trip to Brooklyn for a Sunday night game against the Islanders (9-10-4). Tatar opened the game up with a breakaway that was ...

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Buy, Sell or Hold: November Edition

New York Islanders: SELL Let’s be honest, there wasn’t a lot of buying during November and if not for the last 2 games of the month I would have had a different heading for this article. Even with 2 wins to end the month the Islanders went a not so ...

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A Letter to Jon Ledecky

Dear Mr. Ledecky, I understand that this season has not lived up to the expectations that were placed upon it.  I also understand why you haven’t initiated any organizational change, the on-ice product is the responsibilities of Garth Snow and his staff not yourself.  With that being said, it is ...

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The 5 Hole: Third Period Disaster Averted

The most important game of the year turned into the wildest game of the season. Goals by Johnny Boychuk, Jason Chimera and Casey Cizikas gave the Islanders a 3-0 lead into the 3rd period against the defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins only to see that lead vanish on goals by Conor ...

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The 5 Hole: Isles Extinguish Flames

The Islanders (6-10-4) host a tired Flames (10-13-1) team Monday night at Barclays. This Calgary’s 6th game in 9 nights. For the 6th time in 21 games the Islanders strike first and it was Tavares who kicked off the scoring off a nice pass from Bailey (Yes, Bailey) for his first ...

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PTIsles: Episode 7 – “Puck Luck”

PTIsles is the all-Islanders panel discussion show hosted by Joe Buono (@islesblog) James Duffy (@twoturtleduffs) and Alex Peck (@buddypeck) The Starting Six: Isles/Flames reactions “Puck Luck” Gerard Gallant fired from Florida Scratching Strome West coast road trip reactions Boomer & Carton PxP Prime Time Islander of the Week: James Duffy ...

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The 5 Hole: Shark Bitten In Final Minute … Again

The Islanders three game west coast trip ended Friday afternoon with a stinging 3-2 Black Friday matinee loss against the Western Conference Champion San Jose Sharks. Nick Leddy’s 4th goal of the season with only 58 seconds left tied the game at 2-2, but just 35 seconds seconds later, Patrick ...

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