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Simpson: Isles have been Shopping in the Toy Department all season

If you’ve ever played EA’s NHL series against the game’s AI, you soon learn to orient the game on a north-south axis, with your team always going from the bottom of the screen to the top. Given how the game’s controls work, that means you will be shooting (and scoring) ...

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Brewer: Wahlstrom has earned a larger role for the Isles

The Islanders have taken on the label of a “win now” team. The plethora of veteran players and more importantly, their contracts, have been the biggest contribution. Though the locker room has a mix of veterans, there are some very important pieces to the long-term future of the franchise. Obviously ...

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Islanders Benefiting from Internal Reinforcements

For the first time in a long, long time, the Islanders have bolstered their lineup with players from within the organization. Even if it wasn’t general manager Lou Lamoriello’s intention heading into this season – he picked up Dymtro Timashov from the Detroit Red Wings before the beginning of the ...

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Nichols: Wahlstrom should see first-line minutes for the Islanders soon

Rookie Oliver Wahlstrom continues to impress with every shift he takes for the Islanders. He’s only collected two points in eight contests thus far, but the underlying numbers suggest he’ll see an uptick in production with more minutes. That should come next to one guy — Mathew Barzal. If defense ...

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Islanders Beauvillier returns to the lineup tonight vs. Sabres

Tonight marks the return of New York Islanders forward, Anthony Beauvillier.  Beauvillier was injured on January 26th with a lower-body injury. Although Beauvillier was not off to a great start statistically, his missing presence has been a hole in the lineup. At times in the 2020 playoffs, Beauvillier carried the ...

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What Does the Islanders’ Lineup Look Like When Beauvillier Returns?

While it’s difficult not to trust head coach Barry Trotz with how he constructs the lineup, there have been some headscratchers this season, namely, whenever Leo Komarov is playing. Be that as it may, there’s a method to his madness, as we’ve seen, and, at least as of late, the ...

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Time to Increase Oliver Wahlstrom’s Role

Lets start by saying absolutely no one should have any reason not to trust in Barry Trotz with his resume and as the reigning Jack Adams Award winner. However, since Jordan Eberle’s unfortunate injury, Trotz has consistently rolled out Tom Kuhnhackl at right wing on the first line. Although Mathew ...

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