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PTIsles: Episode 10 – Waiver Goodbye To 2016

PTIsles is the all-Islanders panel discussion show hosted by Joe Buono (@islesblog) James Duffy (@twoturtleduffs) and Alex Peck (@buddypeck) The Starting Six: Jaro Halak waived Isles/Wild recap Not playing hot goalie Barzal at world juniors Ho-Sang in BPT Your NYI Resolution Prime Time Islander of the Week: James Duffy selects ...

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Buy, Sell or Hold: November Edition

New York Islanders: SELL Let’s be honest, there wasn’t a lot of buying during November and if not for the last 2 games of the month I would have had a different heading for this article. Even with 2 wins to end the month the Islanders went a not so ...

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A Letter to Jon Ledecky

Dear Mr. Ledecky, I understand that this season has not lived up to the expectations that were placed upon it.  I also understand why you haven’t initiated any organizational change, the on-ice product is the responsibilities of Garth Snow and his staff not yourself.  With that being said, it is ...

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A Brief Moment to be Positive

In the spirit of the holiday, we should remember that being an Islander fan is not all bad.  With all the issues the Isles are having, it has become difficult to notice the good things about being an Isles fan in 2016.  After talk about who they should get rid ...

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“Fire Cappy”, Then What?

After not making a move this week to bring in a new coach, one must now question what will it take for the Isles to make this much-needed move.  This team has shown all the signs of a team that needs something new, and the easiest decision is to replace ...

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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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Junior Issues

Putting together an NHL roster is an interesting dynamic.  While it seems obvious that one would select their best 23 players in the organization it is not that simple.  Even removing the aspect that all the positions must be filled there are many logistical issues that must be dealt with.  ...

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Bailed Out

  Eating crow does not usually taste this good. But for Islanders fans far and wide, the overtime winner in Sunday’s home opener was almost certainly the filet mignon of crow-eating moments. That’s because the second shift of the extra period saw fans’ emotions span the entire range of the Josh Bailey spectrum, from “Thank God, Bailey ...

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