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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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For Better or Worse, Real Islanders Showed Up to Game 2

The first game of the Eastern Conference Finals was a forgettable one for the New York Islanders and the prevailing sentiment was that the team would be ready for Game 2. They were. What we saw last night was Islanders hockey; the good and the bad associated with it. The ...

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Lou Needs to Trade, But What Can He Trade?

As we draw closer to the trade deadline, Islander fans and Isles Twitter have grown restless as they watch their team’s weaknesses be exposed during every game that isn’t against the Detroit Red Wings. The last trade the New York Islanders have made as of January 29th, 2020, was the ...

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Taub: There’s Another Level to Reach for Devon Toews and Ryan Pulock

Defense has always been an important component of winning in today’s NHL. Defense wins championships. And while the New York Islanders haven’t reached that summit yet, they’ve taken the strides needed to get there. Over the last year and a half, the Isles have evolved into one of the most ...

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New Culture, Accountability, Captaincy, Breakout Players for the Islanders

Well, here we are just 51 (Frans Nielsen) days from the puck to drop on the 2018-19 season. The offseason was interesting for sure, to say the least. Don’t worry this isn’t another article about pajama boy because we are all sick of hearing about him (except leafs fans of ...

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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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