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Tuchman: Aatu Räty, a steal at 52? or fools gold?

The New York Islanders’ first selection in the draft was in the 2nd round – 52nd overall. The facts: Aatu Räty – 6’1”, born November 14th, 2002 Once considered a sure-fire top ten pick and a possible #1 overall in the draft, the center from Finland is now one of ...

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IslesBlog Roundtable- Sign ’em, trade ’em, or let ’em walk: Anthony Beauvillier

Anthony Beauvillier has been in a mix of mock trade scenarios, including one from The Athletic’s, Arthur Staple. Beauvillier is going into his age-24 season and has already had some pretty big moments for the New York Islanders. So, the team at Islesblog is back again for another edition of ...

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Mandell: Josh Bailey seems like the top option for Seattle in expansion draft

The protected lists are in for the 2021 Expansion Draft, and the time to speculate has finally come. The biggest names left off the New York Islanders’ protected list are arguably Josh Bailey and Jordan Eberle. Both players’ contracts are very similar based on the length and AAV. For Eberle, ...

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Bentivenga: Islanders ship Andrew Ladd to Coyotes in surprising buzzer-beater deal

As the clock ticked down on the 3 P.M. pre-Expansion Draft roster freeze, the concern began to build that the New York Islanders weren’t going to make a move for a defenseman to expose. Ultimately, Lou Lamoriello had one trick up his sleeve… but one that was rather unexpected.  The ...

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Taub: Departure of Nick Leddy marks end of an era for Islanders

No matter how much change is expected, it’s still hard when it finally arrives. Change finally came knocking on the Islanders’ door yesterday. The first domino to fall in a very busy offseason for the organization took place last night with Nick Leddy being traded to the Detroit Red Wings ...

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Dunnigan: Gabriel Landeskog, a New York Islander? Never say never

Yesterday news broke that another one of the bigger players has the New York Islanders on his wish list. Joining Vladimir Tarasenko, Gabriel Landeskog, the veteran winger, is the latest hockey superstar to name Long Island as a preferred destination to possibly come play.Isles fans should be excited. This is ...

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Taub: No better time for Islanders to bring back orange jerseys than now

We’ve seen a recurring theme now for the last few years in the sports landscape — what’s old is now new. Franchises in the major four sports have made it a priority to bring back the looks of their past for their fans. Whether for the sake of an anniversary, ...

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Bentivenga: How would Parise and Suter fit the Islanders?

The Minnesota Wild bought out the final four years on the contracts of forward Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter on Tuesday. Parise and Suter, both 36, were set to enter the tenth year of their massive identical 13-year, $98-million deals signed with Minnesota back in 2012. So with both ...

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