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Ryder: Despite Inept Stretch, Islanders Have the Tools to Finish Strong

Finishing up the regular season strong is an important part of a successful campaign. As evidenced over the last few weeks, the New York Islanders haven’t been riding on the plane you’d hope they would be on down the stretch. If the Islanders were a small watercraft, they’d currently be ...

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Friedman: Regardless of Future Performance, Isles’ Season a Smashing Success

I’ve said this many times already, but will say it again: I really don’t care how the Islanders fare in the standings this year. Not because winning games isn’t important. Not because playing meaningful hockey throughout the season isn’t important. Not because gaining playoff experience isn’t important. All of those ...

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The Lamoriello Method of the ’94-’95 Devils is the Islanders’ look of today

At any given moment on #isles Twitter there are a decent amount of fans hashing and rehashing every move that has been made by President and GM, Lou Lamoriello. I don’t blame fans for obsessing over what’s been done so far. It is undoubtedly a side effect of watching 10 ...

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IslesBlog Round Table: 2021 Season Q&A

With the NHL season just a week away, Islanders hockey continues to inch closer and closer. The bar has been raised from last season after the Isles got within two games of the Stanley Cup Finals. So now it’s time to find out if this team is ready to take ...

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For Better or Worse, Real Islanders Showed Up to Game 2

The first game of the Eastern Conference Finals was a forgettable one for the New York Islanders and the prevailing sentiment was that the team would be ready for Game 2. They were. What we saw last night was Islanders hockey; the good and the bad associated with it. The ...

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Islanders Have Nothing to Prove, But Advancing Would Speak Volumes

The New York Islanders buck the trend. No individual tendency in particular, just generally. Chemistry, intensity, and focus — as well as elite leadership corps on the bench — have carried this team to the brink of the National Hockey League’s final four. That’s awfully impressive. This is an organization that’s ...

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Brasqo: Deadline Additions By Lou Send A Message

NY Islanders General Manager Lou Lamoriello makes a statement to his players by acquiring JG Pageau and Andy Greene. He has confidence in this group to make a push for the Stanley Cup. Well Isles fans, if there was any doubt before the trade deadline, you can certainly throw those ...

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This Islanders Run Is Absolutely Something Special

Well, look at what we have here? All that worrying over Lou Lamoriello’s inactive summer, for what? Sure, it’s still extremely early on in the 2019-2020 campaign, but these New York Islanders are absolutely something special. You can feel it. We all can. There’s an energy to it all. Even ...

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