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What’s Going on At The Worlds? Isles Addition

As the Stanley Cup Playoffs rage on, across the world over in Demark, the 2018 IIHF World Championships are in full swing. And with the preliminaries now complete, and the knockout stage beginning tomorrow, the games are only going to get more exciting. For six members of the New York Islanders, the ...

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Quarter-Season Top 5

We are now 23 games into the 2017-2018 season and any Islanders fan could tell you that this is the best hockey this team has played in while. 14-7-2, 3rd in the Metropolitan division, a +10 goal differential, and one of the hottest offenses in the league scoring 4+ goals in ...

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The Trade That Never Was

Last July, New York Islanders fans were begging general manager Garth Snow to make a deal for then-hot commodity Matt Duchene. As we all know, the Ottawa Senators, who the New York Islanders face off against tonight at 7, traded for Duchene in the most bizarre of moves, but the ...

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An Islander Eye on the World Juniors

There is never a bad time to look towards the future, especially since the future of the Islanders will be on full display this fortnight, during the World Junior Championships in Canada.  Most of the players are already property of NHL teams but there are some top players that will ...

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Islanders Player Twitter Power Rankings

Twitter launched 9 years ago today. No Twitter, No #IslesTwitter.  Could you imagine such a world? Maybe Arthur Staple could. In honor of Twitter’s birthday, IslesBlog offers you the New York Islanders Twitter Power Rankings: 1. John Tavares (@91Tavares) – 115.2K Followers, 134 Following The Islanders Captain doesn’t take to ...

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A Recap of The Draft and a Look Ahead

Next season can’t come soon enough if you’re an Islanders fan. Here’s a look at what’s to come in 2015-16 and beyond. 2015 Draft Picks: Mathew Barzal (1st, 16th overall): A top 10 talent that just happened to fall right into Garth Snow’s lap.  Barzal is crafty forward, who could be ...

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