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The 5 Hole: Success in Smashville

John Tavares  scored three times in the 3rd period for his second hat trick in three games as the New York Islanders smashed the Nashville Predators with a 6-2 victory Saturday Night at Bridgestone Arena. Jordan Eberle scored his first two goals as an Islanders and New York scored 3 ...

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PTIsles: Episode 24 – Belmont or Bust with Newsday’s Jim Baumbach

In this edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono(@IslesBlog) is joined by Newsday’s Jim Baumbach (@jimbaumbach) to discuss all the latest happenings with the Islanders’ arena situations. Topics: Ledecky having “blinders on for Belmont” The makeup of New York Arena Partners LLC The current relationship with Barclays Center The Coliseum as a ...

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PTIsles: Episode 23 – California Dreamin’

PTIsles is the all-Islanders panel discussion show hosted by Joe Buono (@islesblog) James Duffy (@twoturtleduffs) and Alex “Buddy” Peck (@BuddyPeck) The Starting Six : •Not So Fast Start •The Curious Case of Ryan Pulock •Does Doug Weight have some Cappy in him? •Kulemin “Stinks!” •On The Bright Side … •Blinders ...

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PTIsles: Episode 22 – Chris Botta

In the latest episode of PTIsles, Joe Buono chats with Chris Botta (@ChrisBottaNHL), former VP of communications with the Islanders and founder of NYI Islanders Point Blank. Chris offers his early observations following the Islanders 1-1-0-1 start through 3 games and why Doug Weight has the ability to be the ...

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Brett Yormark sees a “Two Phase Opportunity” for Islanders at Coliseum

The same man that put the New York Islanders in black sweaters wants to put them back at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Brett Yormark, The Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment CEO, often described as tone deaf by fans, told Newsday’s Randi Marshall that he sees a “two-phase opportunity” one that ...

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Videos: Top 10 Goals of the 2016-17 Season

I wish there was something better to write about than highlights of a season that won’t include a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but it is what it is. Before Sunday’s season finale versus the Ottawa Senators, Shannon Hogan and MSG unveiled their list of the Top 10 goals ...

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The Islanders Did Nothing, And That’s OK

After much talk the only move the Islanders made at the deadline was to get Josh Ho-Sang a plane ticket to Dallas.  The Islanders did not make a single trade in the weeks leading up to the NHL Trade Deadline, and that’s ok.  The Isles are stuck between out of ...

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Many Roads to the Wild Card

With the Islanders, currently in the middle of their nine-game road trip, much has been made about the difficult path that lies ahead for them.  But what lies ahead for the rest of the playoff competitors.  The top four in the Metro are set, the Atlantic Division along with the ...

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A Look At Who May Be Available

With the NHL trade deadline, a little less than two weeks away, the time for wheeling and dealing is upon us.  In regards to the Islanders, this recent home point streak has moved them squarely out of the seller’s column and into the stand pat or even buyer’s column.  With ...

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Should the Isles move Calvin de Haan Before the Trade Deadline?

Calvin de Haan is having the most consistent season of his career – and his best. The 2009 12th overall pick never became the offensive play-making force fans had hoped, but after battling shoulder injuries early in his career he’s matured into a reliable and steady defenseman capable of playing ...

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