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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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Isles add Seidenberg, Now What?

According to reports the Islanders have agreed to terms with former Boston Bruin and current European World Cupper, Dennis Seidenberg on a one year, one-million-dollar deal.  Seidenberg has spent the last six plus years in Boston, where he was bought out of the remaining two years on his contract in ...

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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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Some Days Are Only Just Okay

The new era in Islanders history that began today with a whimper. The Islanders are not a better team today, but they are not as bad as some will think. They replaced Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielson, and Matt Martin with Andrew Ladd and Jason Chimera. For a off season that ...

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