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Greiss Reups For 3 Years

The Islanders have resigned Thomas Greiss to a new three-year extension worth about 10 million dollars.  The annual (cash) payout number is still unverified, but Greiss will have a 3.3-million-dollar cap hit starting next season.  This is a raise from his 1.5-million-dollar salary he had for the past two seasons.  ...

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More Questions Than Answers

The first major move of the season occurred with the Islanders firing Jack Capuano.  We are now forced to ask the question what is next for the Islanders?  The timing of this decision is interesting.  It is safe to say, the true motives behind the move will become known over ...

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O Captain; (Stay) My Captain

As this season continues to plummet, the Islanders have started looking towards the future and whether that future includes John Tavares.  Tavares an ufa after next season is eligible to sign an extension this summer.  The panic has started setting in that he might leave without the Isles receiving any ...

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An Islander Eye on the World Juniors

There is never a bad time to look towards the future, especially since the future of the Islanders will be on full display this fortnight, during the World Junior Championships in Canada.  Most of the players are already property of NHL teams but there are some top players that will ...

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Giving Opportunities

After a brief period of decent hockey, the Isles have made it painfully obvious that a playoff run is not in the cards.  No matter who is running the team in either the front office or behind the bench, a plan needs to be put in place going forward.  The ...

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Clutterbuck Extends for 5 Years

The Islanders have resigned Cal Clutterbuck to a 5 year 17.5 million dollar contract. This is an intriguing deal for the Isles. Clutterbuck has been a fantastic player for the Islanders and has found a home on the wing of Casey Cizikas. It will be exciting to see him continue ...

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A Letter to Jon Ledecky

Dear Mr. Ledecky, I understand that this season has not lived up to the expectations that were placed upon it.  I also understand why you haven’t initiated any organizational change, the on-ice product is the responsibilities of Garth Snow and his staff not yourself.  With that being said, it is ...

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A Brief Moment to be Positive

In the spirit of the holiday, we should remember that being an Islander fan is not all bad.  With all the issues the Isles are having, it has become difficult to notice the good things about being an Isles fan in 2016.  After talk about who they should get rid ...

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“Fire Cappy”, Then What?

After not making a move this week to bring in a new coach, one must now question what will it take for the Isles to make this much-needed move.  This team has shown all the signs of a team that needs something new, and the easiest decision is to replace ...

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What Does Vanek Mean Today?

  The decision to make the Thomas Vanek trade three years ago, may not have been as bad a decision as we are led to believe.  Reexamining that deal seems pertinent with how the Islanders season has begun.  In the lockout season of 2012-2013, it seemed that the Islanders arrived.  ...

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