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Josh Bailey: Garth Snow’s Greatest Success

  While that headline seems like an exaggeration, it is not inaccurate.  One of Snow’s strengths as a general manager has been how he moves his way through the NHL draft.  The 2008 NHL draft was no exception.  In that draft, Snow traded down twice (from five to seven, then ...

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Is This Team Finally Ready to Make an Impact?

John Tavares, Jordan Eberle, Anders Lee, Josh Bailey, Matthew Barzal, Nick Leddy, Ryan Pulock. This Islanders team might be one of the most talented teams we’ve seen in years. JT is already off to an unbelievable start with 12G, 6A, and 18 points in just 14 games. Matt Barzal is ...

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The Ten Spot

We’ve reached the ten-game mark of the 2017-18 season for the New York Islanders. Ten games is a small sample size when trying to evaluate how a team would go about the rest of the year, but there’s always things that stand out. There’s been some ups, there’s been some ...

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The Demotion of Josh Ho-Sang

As with almost any decision the Islanders make, the demotion of Josh Ho-Sang has caused plenty of debate.  When you add in the fact that Ho-Sang is one of the more polarizing players in the organization, the debate goes to another level.  Today, this was the correct move by the ...

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The Start Of A New Tradition

This week the Islanders welcomed everybody from Bryan Trottier to Petr Mika back for Alumni Weekend.  Which somehow became a controversial idea, thanks Twitter.  This was a great weekend for the Islanders and will hopefully lead to many more positive experiences for fans.  In terms of reaching the fanbase it ...

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The Week Ahead: On The Hunt

New for 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 x-factor the Isles will have to key in on for each of their opponents. After successful victories over the rival New York ...

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It’s Time to Unlock Pulock

The Islander power play is 0 for the season.  They have had 18 opportunities up one or more men and have yet to find the back of the net. Actually, as a team they are minus 2 while on the power play, meaning they have given up more goals then ...

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A Quick Tour of the East

There is plenty of uncertainty around the Islanders as the season begins but how does the rest of the East stack up.  Over the last two seasons 13 of the 16 teams have made the playoffs, in addition Carolina and Buffalo are poised to make the leap into the playoffs ...

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30 for 30: Is this Garth Snow’s last chance?

Tomorrow, the new hockey season begins. For the New York Islanders, there are many questions that they will face in 2017-18. After missing the playoffs for the first time since the 2013-14 campaign, the expectations are still high for the Isles. With an entirely new coaching staff and new blood ...

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30 for 30: Could the Isles have two Calder Trophy Candidates?

In just one week the new hockey season will begin. For the New York Islanders, there are many questions that they will face in 2017-18. After missing the playoffs for the first time since the 2013-14 campaign, the expectations are still high for the Isles. With an entirely new coaching ...

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