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Which Players Will Be Affected The Most With Lou In Charge?

““The most important thing is to look at who is in the organization, and what they bring. And it not being about them. For a team to have success, the players have to give up their own identity to have success.” That was the message ushered by Lou Lamoriello when he ...

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PTIsles: Episode 43 – Louie, Louie

In this edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and Gotham Sports Network’s James Duffy (@TwoTurtleDuffs) react to Lou Lamoriello joining the Islander as President of Hockey Operations. Topics Discussed: Ledecky/Makin’s risky play that paid off Where does this leave Garth Snow? A much needed change in team culture Lamoriello’s top ...

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Cha, Cha, Changes!!! Five Things That Will Change Under Lou

It’s now been just about 48 hours since the New York Islanders announced that Lou Lamoriello was the new President of Hockey Operations. Lamoriello said himself numerous times on Tuesday that he will evaluate everybody in the organization, but if difficult decisions need to be made, he won’t be afraid ...

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Louie! Louie! Louie!: It’s Lamoriello’s Show Now on Long Island

After much speculation over the past two weeks, earlier this morning, the New York Islanders named 75-year old Lou Lamoriello the new President of Hockey Operations. Lamoriello, now the new boss, according to the Islanders press release, “will have full authority over all hockey matters in the organization”.  And seeing ...

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What’s Going on At The Worlds? Isles Addition

As the Stanley Cup Playoffs rage on, across the world over in Demark, the 2018 IIHF World Championships are in full swing. And with the preliminaries now complete, and the knockout stage beginning tomorrow, the games are only going to get more exciting. For six members of the New York Islanders, the ...

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In Lou of Changes: What Lamoriello Would Do For The Isles

Is the dream-come-true of Lou Lamoriello emigrating to the Islanders about to happen? And would Lou be in lieu of Garth Snow? These are questions likely to be answered sooner rather than later based on a flock of rumors flying down from — naturally — The Commonwealth of Rumors, Toronto. ...

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New York Islanders Draft Profile: Adam Boqvist

With the 2017-18 season in the rearview mirror, it’s time for the New York Islanders to look ahead to the 2018 NHL Draft to add even more young talent to their roster. The New York Islanders will be selecting 11th and 12th in this year’s draft, so there should be ...

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Remembering Bill Torrey: His Most Impactful Moments on the Islander Franchise

The hockey world and the New York Islanders family is mourning the loss of Bill Torrey. Torrey, passed away last night at the age of 83 at his home in Florida. Referred to as “The Architect”, Torrey was the Islanders first president and general manager and was with the organization ...

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Looking Logically At A Illogical Situation

In the desperate search for answers, the latest rumor is that former Islander Tom Fitzgerald will be taking over as Islanders General Manger for the next season.  This is expected to happen after the Devils are eliminated from the playoffs. While many see this as progress, I’m confused by this thought ...

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Staying Or Going: Which Islander UFAs Should Be Resigned?

Were just a few weeks into what has been a chaotic offseason for the New York Islanders. Questions have yet to be answered not only about whether the captain will stay, but also if there will be a new man sitting in the President’s chair or possibly a new boss ...

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