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Islanders’ Recent Struggles Emblematic of a Bar Set Too Low

If you’ve watched the Islanders play over the past little while, you haven’t liked what you’ve seen. The team appears to have taken a nosedive, surrendering buckets of goals every night and losing ground to their divisional foes. Of even greater concern is miracle worker John Tavares’ future, and whether ...

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Quarter-Season Top 5

We are now 23 games into the 2017-2018 season and any Islanders fan could tell you that this is the best hockey this team has played in while. 14-7-2, 3rd in the Metropolitan division, a +10 goal differential, and one of the hottest offenses in the league scoring 4+ goals in ...

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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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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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WFAN to Air Select Islanders Games During 2016-17 Season

“Coming up next on the FAN, it’s the New York Ice-Landers” – Steve Somers WFAN is the radio home of the Yankees, Giants, Nets, Devils and now the Islanders – at least some of the time. IslesBlog has learned that WFAN is one of the two new 50,000 watt stations ...

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Where to Call Home?

There are many questions about where the New York Islanders will play their hockey games long term.  As noted this week during an interview on the NHL Network Jon Ledecky remained committed to Brooklyn and Barclays Center but kept the door open for changes down the road.  He noted”Even if ...

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Islanders Re-Sign Eric Boulton To One-Year Deal

The New York Islanders have re-signed Eric Boulton, a 39-year old veteran winger, to a one-year two-way deal. As his agent posted earlier, Eric Boulton has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with #Isles. Turns 40 next month. — Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) July 22, 2016 Though Boulton played in a ...

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