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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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Watling: Isles Need to Keep Taylor Hall Quiet for Chance to Advance

A little over six weeks ago, the New York Islanders surrendered their first round pick in the upcoming draft for a pair of New Jersey Devils in Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac. While Palmieri certainly delivered early on against the Pittsburgh Penguins, it has been the player the Isles did ...

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Tuchman: Islander Defensemen Getting Offensive this year has been welcoming

One thing that almost every Stanley Cup winning team has in common is a defenseman that can move the puck and contribute offensively. Islander fans know this all too well. Denis Potvin was one of the best and is still, even today, the franchise’s 3rd all-time scorer. This trend hasn’t ...

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Greenberg: Top Five Most Improved Islanders under the Lamoriello-Trotz regime

A lot has changed for the Islanders franchise over the past few years. Since Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz have come on board, the Isles have turned into a legit Stanley Cup contender and one of the stingiest teams in the NHL. While there has been some roster turnover and ...

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Player of The Week Spotlight: Nick Leddy

Every week of the 2018-19 season, our Rob Taub will discuss one player from the Islanders to look out for. Whether it’s past performances, certain matchups, or something about that player that makes worth spotlighting, each article will describe why they are being featured. Also — if one or two ...

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The Trickle Down Effect: Why Islanders’ Defensive Woes Aren’t Depth-Related

January was a great month for the Dow and S&P 500. For the Islanders, however, it was a continuation of their downward spiral, even with the team’s announced return (sort of) to Nassau Coliseum while the new digs in Belmont are constructed. They won five games and lost eight, seven ...

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