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Dear John

This letter was submitted by a reader that requested in be posted anonymously. Dear John, For years you have patiently waited for support from the franchise that selected you first overall in the 2009 Draft. You’ve expressed unequivocal faith in coaches and management like the loyal, corporate soldier you are – ...

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The 5 Hole: Missed Opportunity in MTL

There wasn’t much that needed to be said as the Islanders faced off with the Habs in Montreal earlier this evening. 19 games remaining for the year, and every single point the team gets is crucial. Coming off their frustrating defeat on Saturday in New Jersey, securing anything but two ...

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Five For Five

It was a wasted week for the New York Islanders. The team only recorded one of a possible six points last week. John Tavares is in the midst of the worst slump of his NHL career, while other than the Eberle-Barzal-Beauvillier line, the team is getting very little production from ...

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The Week Ahead: Temps Désespérés

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 trade deadline in the National Hockey League has ...

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The 5 Hole: Numb in Newark

The Islanders played a strong game in Toronto on Thursday night, but were on the unfortunate end of a few bounces that costed them in a 4-3 shootout loss. They were going to have to show a similar performance earlier this evening against the very good New Jersey Devils squad. ...

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Making the case for Andrew Ladd

Trigger warning: I’m breaking up the second line. They say that no player should lose his job to injury, yet that is virtually what has happened to Andrew Ladd this season. The 32-year-old left winger was playing well on the Islanders second line before it was cool. Skating alongside Mat ...

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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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