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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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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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Ryan Pulock Was a Healthy Scratch Again, and That’s Okay

The Islanders engaged in a hard-fought skirmish with the Buffalo Sabres last night, an overtime win courtesy of Josh Bailey’s sublime assisting skills and a gorgeous goal by Mat Barzal. Ryan Pulock wasn’t part it. That his view of the game was from above ice level has seemingly usurped anything ...

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Obviously Everyone Likes OEL (and he’s the perfect fit)

It is being speculated that Oliver Eckman-Larsson will be on the trade block this winter.  Surprisingly there has been debate as to whether the Islanders need to look at acquiring the defenseman from Arizona.  As Larry Brooks brought up in his column, this is the time for the Isles to ...

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It’s Time to Unlock Pulock

The Islander power play is 0 for the season.  They have had 18 opportunities up one or more men and have yet to find the back of the net. Actually, as a team they are minus 2 while on the power play, meaning they have given up more goals then ...

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Giving Opportunities

After a brief period of decent hockey, the Isles have made it painfully obvious that a playoff run is not in the cards.  No matter who is running the team in either the front office or behind the bench, a plan needs to be put in place going forward.  The ...

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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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Isles Prospects Know The Work is Far From Over

Isles mini-camp is now three days in, and sooner than later it will be over. For some of these kids, getting better in certain areas before camp ends is the main goal as well as making a good impression on the coaching staff. Going through camp has shown these prospects the ...

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