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For Better or Worse, Real Islanders Showed Up to Game 2

The first game of the Eastern Conference Finals was a forgettable one for the New York Islanders and the prevailing sentiment was that the team would be ready for Game 2. They were. What we saw last night was Islanders hockey; the good and the bad associated with it. The ...

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Lou Needs to Trade, But What Can He Trade?

As we draw closer to the trade deadline, Islander fans and Isles Twitter have grown restless as they watch their team’s weaknesses be exposed during every game that isn’t against the Detroit Red Wings. The last trade the New York Islanders have made as of January 29th, 2020, was the ...

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2019 UFA Free Agents: Where Are They Now?

The 2019 offseason saw a few surprises. Goaltender Robin Lehner departed for Chicago on a two-year deal, Jordan Eberle returned to the New York Islanders for another five years. And then there was Artemi Panarin, who was the obvious big swing and miss. In the leading moments up to July 1, it ...

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This Islanders Run Is Absolutely Something Special

Well, look at what we have here? All that worrying over Lou Lamoriello’s inactive summer, for what? Sure, it’s still extremely early on in the 2019-2020 campaign, but these New York Islanders are absolutely something special. You can feel it. We all can. There’s an energy to it all. Even ...

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Time to Increase Oliver Wahlstrom’s Role

Lets start by saying absolutely no one should have any reason not to trust in Barry Trotz with his resume and as the reigning Jack Adams Award winner. However, since Jordan Eberle’s unfortunate injury, Trotz has consistently rolled out Tom Kuhnhackl at right wing on the first line. Although Mathew ...

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Islanders Riding High, Can’t Slow Down Now

The New York Islanders are playing a spirited, physical brand of hockey these days, riding the tone they’ve set to a 2-0 series lead over the Pittsburgh Penguins heading into Sunday’s pivotal Game 3 in Western Pennsylvania. Physicality has been a consistent part of playing “Islanders Hockey” since this new ...

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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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On the Seventh Day; A Banner

With only seven days remaining in the regular season, the Islanders find themselves worried only about playoff seeding.  With their invitation secure, the only question is who they will play.  It will also be a race to the finish to see who will win the Metro Division.  The Penguins and ...

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John Tavares Was Only As Faithful As His Options

John Tavares was forced to make a decision he never thought he’d have to make. That’s the way I see it. From the moment he was drafted 1st overall in 2009, the NHL world assumed the clock was ticking on John Tavares’ time with the Islanders. It wasn’t a matter ...

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