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It’s Time To Go To Work, Boys

With Lord Stanley’s Cup a mere 16 wins away, the New York Islanders’ goal is set clearly in front of them. An unexpectedly successful regular season — 103 points and a second-place finish in the ultra-competitive Metropolitan Division, in fact — has them set to kick off their first-round series ...

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Brasqo: Hello Playoffs My Old Friend

The New York Islanders have officially forced their way into the quest for the Stanley Cup, subsequently taking a proverbial dump on all of their early season critics.   Good morning Islanders Fans! How was everyone’s night last night? Anything new? Wait, what’s this little “X” next to the team ...

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Brasqo: Reestablishing The Consistency

While quickly approaching a single-digit amount of games remaining in the regular season, the Barry Trotz-led New York Islanders look to heal up, and reestablish their consistent play from the first half of the season. Beware of the “sky is falling” mentality from the layman fan. Because it’s certainly going ...

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Three New Year’s Resolutions for the New York Islanders

As the calendar year switches to 2019, it’s time to reflect on some areas that need to be focused on for the New York Islanders. After finishing 2018 on a high note, beating the Buffalo Sabres 3-1 and winning seven of their last eight games of the calendar year, it ...

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Brasqo: The Sky Is Not Falling – Isles In The Mix

A quarter of the way through the 2018-2019 NHL season, and the New York Islanders aren’t the laughing stock of the league – they’re a playoff contender. With the majority of Americans officially closing the doors on the Thanksgiving holiday – we uncover the time of year in the NHL ...

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Islanders Making Most of Low Outside Expectations

When John Tavares left town, the New York Islanders were left for dead. That was unquestionably the vibe this past summer, and not just around here. It felt like the entire league had this team pegged as a “rebuilding team”, not ready to compete having lost an MVP-caliber player in ...

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Random Thoughts from Islanders’ OT Opening Night Win

Valtteri Filppula scored the Islanders’ first goal of the season, Thomas Greiss stopped 45-of-46 shots in regulation, and the Isles beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 in overtime for their first win of the season. Mathew Barzal did an excellent job of drawing a tripping penalty to give the Isles a ...

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All-Star Break Top 5

50 games into the season, the New York Islanders sit one point out of a playoff spot. The tight metro division only has 11 points separating the top of the division from the bottom. Our beloved Islanders are possibly the most exciting, painful, fun, and tiring team to watch in ...

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