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Garth Snow: The Cliff Notes

Starting with the 2001 NHL draft, the Islanders made plenty of franchised changing decisions.  This was the summer when the Islanders (and Charles Wang) decided they were done being a bottom of the league team and were going to make a splash.  They acquired Alexi Yashin and Michael Peca to ...

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Five For Five

The New York Islanders are coming off one of the most unlikely weeks not only this season, but in the franchises’ 46-year history. Contrary to all the events that transpired, the Isles do hold their own destiny right now as the second wild card in the Metropolitan Division. There’s always ...

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The Week Ahead: Lets Get Hectic

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. What a wild week it was this past seven ...

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What Has Happened to Jason Chimera?

There’s a lot of blame that can go around for the decline the New York Islanders season has taken over the past few months. And right at the top of those, is the unfortunate decline of Jason Chimera. When the Islanders signed Chimera back on the first day of free ...

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PTIsles: Episode 36 – A ‘Stape Chat” with Arthur Staple

In this edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono and James Duffy welcome former Newsday Islanders beat reporter Arthur Staple after his first full day on the job at The Athletic.  Topics discussed: Arthur’s decision to join The Athletic How Islanders coverage will change with his move Garth Snow’s Q&A Difference between ...

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The Week Ahead: Crucial Chaos

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. For how up and down the New York Islanders ...

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Pyeongchang: A Missed Opportunity

Friday was the Opening of the Olympic Games in Korea, and a sobering reality that the NHL will not be participating in this year’s games. The US Olympic roster instead, will be headlined by former NHLers who could not make any NHL team, including defenseman not good enough to play ...

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The 5 Hole: Beat in Buffalo

With the Metro as tight as it is, the Islanders were well aware how crucial the next 48 hours could be, starting tonight in Buffalo. New York currently sits tied for the final wild card in the spot in the division with the Columbus Blue Jackets, but playing an inferior ...

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The Week Ahead: February Fours

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. We’ve hit the first week of February. And for ...

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