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The Islanders are moving on after Mathew Barzal shines in game four win

Man, can a lot change in just two days. On Wednesday, the Isles missed out on an opportunity to sweep their best-of-five qualifying round against the Florida Panthers. They fell by a score of 3-2. Mathew Barzal, the team’s most important forward, played his worst game of the series, generating ...

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Where has Mathew Barzal been this series?

The Islanders were unable to close out their series with the Florida Panthers earlier today falling 3-2. One of the underlying factors — besides the self-inflicted mistakes, missed opportunities and inability to stop the Panthers’ power play — was the missing presence of the first line. In particular, Mathew Barzal. ...

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Player of the Week Spotlight: Mathew Barzal

It’s only fitting that with 2019 just a few hours ahead, Mathew Barzal, the Islanders sensational sophomore, is in the spotlight. Barzal, 21, is red-hot right now with 14 points in his last 10 games. The “Kid Who Won The Calder” after a somewhat underwhelming start to the season — ...

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Mathew Barzal Wins the Calder In a Landslide

Mathew Barzal’s spectacular freshman season culminated this evening when he was the unanimous choice for the Calder Memorial Trophy at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Barzal became the fifth rookie in New York Islanders history to win the award. He joined an elite list that features Hall of Famers ...

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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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