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When Does Halak Play?

On Thursday, the Islanders recalled Jaro Halak from Bridgeport.  This gives the Islanders the best chance at making the playoffs this season.  After some less than stellar moments from JF Berube, we can also assume that we will most likely not see him again this season.  This will not be ...

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Why Halak Needs to Remain in Bridgeport

    This Section Has Been Intentionally Left Blank       Now lets look at how he would be a help for the Islanders. Before looking at the long-term effects of keeping Jaro Halak in the organization, the short term benefits need to be understood.  Halak is a better ...

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What To Do About The Islanders Goalie Situation

This past regular season saw a pretty even split in goal for the New York Islanders. The timeshare between veteran Jaroslav Halak and the somewhat inexperienced Thomas Greiss began right from the get-go. In fact, Greiss started the first Islander game of the season. He finished the year seeing action ...

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New York Islanders: Seven Early-Season Thoughts

Through six games, the New York Islanders have a record of 4-1-1. Their only loss and overtime loss is to the defending Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks. In each of those wins, which were against the Winnipeg Jets, Nashville Predators, San Jose Sharks, and Columbus Blue Jackets, the Isles have ...

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The Morning Skate: Game 6 Isles at Blue Jackets

The New York Islanders look to keep their three game winning streak alive as they skate into Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets tonight at Nationwide Arena.  Columbus has had a disastrous start  to their season, beginning the year 0-6-0 after many NHL insiders considered them a favorite to ...

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The Morning Skate: Game 1 Isles vs. Blackhawks

We made it!  At long last, a fresh season of New York Islanders hockey is upon us.  As with every opening night, hope springs eternal for this young and promising team, one which is coming off its best regular season in over 20 years.  The Isles welcome the Chicago Blackhawks ...

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