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Brasqo: It Will All Be Worth It In The End

Isles Captain celebrates with the boys

The crisp gold and red hue of the surrounding tree foliage.  That distinct smell the air takes on, with the coming cold-front arriving.  It’s hockey season, baby, and it couldn’t come at a better time.  With a new hockey season comes new hope. A new hope that the boys will ...

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IslesBlog Roundtable – Sign ’em, let ’em walk, or trade ’em: Kyle Palmieri

Our sign ’em, let ’em walk, or trade ’em round table continues just nine days before the Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft. Today, we’re discussing Kyle Palmieri. A few things may need to happen before general manager, Lou Lamoriello, can offer the Long Island native an extension, but let’s see the ...

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Mohr: Palmieri filling Islanders’ offensive void

Although the New York Islanders couldn’t ignore the absence of captain Anders Lee, Kyle Palmieri stepped up and filled the hole on offense. Since the Islanders acquired Palmieri just before the trade deadline, Barry Trotz placed him on the third line alongside Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Oliver Wahlstrom/Travis Zajac. It took ...

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Nichols: Islanders’ Lee Returns to the Ice for the First Time

New York Islanders captain, Anders Lee, returned to the ice for an optional morning skate this morning for the first time since being injured back on March 11th. This is fantastic news for the Islanders, despite head coach, Barry Trotz, having already ruled Lee out for the remainder of the ...

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Watling: Islanders fail to ice 20-goal scorer this season

For the second time in the history of the Islanders’ franchise, the team failed to skate at least one 20-goal scorer. Brock Nelson, who led the team  in tallies, came up two short in the 56-game shortened season.  This apparent offensive struggle has hindered the entire team this season, as ...

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Mandell: Islanders still searching for leadership with Boychuk and Lee absence

One of the most important parts of championship-caliber teams are leaders, and last season the Islanders had two really good ones in captain Anders Lee and defenseman Johnny Boychuk. Now in the stretch run of the 2021 regular season, the Isles have Boychuk in a suit with general manager Lou ...

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Simpson: Wanted — a first line left wing

Anders Lee’s season-ending injury cost the Islanders their team captain and leader, to be sure. What it also cost them was their first-line left-wing whose net presence and ability to cash in on rebounds, deflected shots and loose pucks will be sorely missed. The choice of who fills his slot ...

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Simpson: The Case Against Acquiring Taylor Hall for the Isles

The Islanders’ decision to place injured captain Anders Lee on LTIR (long term injured reserve), with its cap consequences, renewed speculation that they are in the market for another player, preferably a winger with a scoring touch. The obvious name being circulated is Taylor Hall, who is toying away with ...

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Zella: Loss of Anders Lee huge for the Islanders

Tonight marks the first time this season the New York Islanders will be without captain and leading goal scorer, Anders Lee. It creates a huge, almost unfillable hole in the Islanders’ top-six and a major blow to the team’s leadership on and off the ice. Few NHLers can do what ...

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Taub: Anders Lee has looked completely rejuvenated this season

Questions still remain this year about how the Islanders can be a more offensive team. At this juncture, the Isles rank in the bottom-five of the league in goals for per game, 26th to be exact. Despite those disappointing numbers, the team has a winning record (9-6-3) and are right ...

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