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Islanders’ Second Line Leading the Way

The New York Islanders 16-game point streak is the definition of historic. There are so many factors that have attributed to the “surprising success” of the Islanders, which we all know starts with head coach Barry Trotz and the structure he has put in place. It has transformed players such ...

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Taub: Nelson Re-signing Solidifies Himself As The Future Second Line Center

It didn’t take long for New York Islanders President and General Manager Lou Lamoriello to get down to business with his busy club’s offseason already underway. Lamoriello, knowing that his team still lacks depth at the center position in the organization, hammered out the first of hopefully a few important ...

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Player of the Week Spotlight: Brock Nelson

Every week of the 2018-19 season, our Rob Taub will discuss one player from the Islanders to look out for. Whether it’s past performances, certain matchups, or something about that player that makes worth spotlighting, each article will describe why they are being featured. Also — if one, two players, ...

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Player of The Week Spotlight: Brock Nelson

Every week of the 2018-19 season, our Rob Taub will discuss one player from the Islanders to look out for. Whether it’s past performances, certain matchups, or something about that player that makes worth spotlighting, each article will describe why they are being featured. Also — if one or two ...

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It’s Now or Never for Brock Nelson

Brock Nelson’s tenure as a New York Islander has reached a critical point. The Islanders and Nelson avoided going to next weeks’ arbitration period yesterday after the two sides agreed to a one year deal worth $4.25 million dollars. It’s a nice increase from the $3.5 million qualifying offer that ...

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Obviously Everyone Likes OEL (and he’s the perfect fit)

It is being speculated that Oliver Eckman-Larsson will be on the trade block this winter.  Surprisingly there has been debate as to whether the Islanders need to look at acquiring the defenseman from Arizona.  As Larry Brooks brought up in his column, this is the time for the Isles to ...

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Brock Nelson Signs 3 Year Extension with Islanders

As Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers once sang, “the waiting is the hardest part”.  Well, New York Islanders fans don’t have to wait any longer to find out if young Brock Nelson will be in camp, or sitting out this season, as he signed a three-year, $7.5 million salary extension ...

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Will He or Won’t He? The Brock Nelson Deadline Looms

With less than 48 hours until the start of training camp, the New York Islanders could be without one of their young stars for the entire season. Brock Nelson still hasn’t signed the two-year contract the Isles have reportedly offered, after Nelson and his agent rejected his qualifying offer earlier in ...

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Islanders Player Twitter Power Rankings

Twitter launched 9 years ago today. No Twitter, No #IslesTwitter.  Could you imagine such a world? Maybe Arthur Staple could. In honor of Twitter’s birthday, IslesBlog offers you the New York Islanders Twitter Power Rankings: 1. John Tavares (@91Tavares) – 115.2K Followers, 134 Following The Islanders Captain doesn’t take to ...

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