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Louie! Louie! Louie!: It’s Lamoriello’s Show Now on Long Island

After much speculation over the past two weeks, earlier this morning, the New York Islanders named 75-year old Lou Lamoriello the new President of Hockey Operations. Lamoriello, now the new boss, according to the Islanders press release, “will have full authority over all hockey matters in the organization”.  And seeing ...

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12 Years of Incompetence

The most talked about human being on any train heading to Brooklyn, website with the word “Isles” in it, and any fan wearing Blue and Orange for the past 3 years is the infamous Garth Snow. An entire trend on Twitter with the hashtag “SnowMustGo”, chants from passionate fans during ...

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I Can’t Even Anymore

  I don’t even know what to say any more about the Islanders.  My original plan was to write about possible general managers for the Isles next season but what’s the point.  Most people feel like Garth Snow will be back and this team will continue to be business as ...

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Pyeongchang: A Missed Opportunity

Friday was the Opening of the Olympic Games in Korea, and a sobering reality that the NHL will not be participating in this year’s games. The US Olympic roster instead, will be headlined by former NHLers who could not make any NHL team, including defenseman not good enough to play ...

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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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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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Playoffs: Maybe?

With the All-Star game now complete, the second half of the season began on Tuesday with a matchup against the Capitals in Brooklyn.  The Islanders currently sit in 11th place in the Eastern Conference with 51 points in 47 games, 5 points behind 8th place Philadelphia.  The playoffs are within ...

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John Tavares Wins Shooting Accuracy Competition (Video)

New York Islanders captain John Tavares won the Accuracy Shooting Competition at the 2016 NHL All Star Game on Saturday night. As trivial as the NHL All Star Game and its festivities may appear, it’s no small feat to win the accuracy shooting competition. New York Islanders captain John Tavares ...

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The Morning Skate Game 14: Islanders at Canadiens

Ohhhhh Canada.  The New York Islanders head north of the border for the first time in the 2015-16 season on Thursday, as they take on the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre.  The Canadiens are off to a scorching hot start-(11-2-1, 23 points)-and are the early favorites for the President’s ...

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