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Dear John

This letter was submitted by a reader that requested in be posted anonymously. Dear John, For years you have patiently waited for support from the franchise that selected you first overall in the 2009 Draft. You’ve expressed unequivocal faith in coaches and management like the loyal, corporate soldier you are – ...

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PTIsles: Episode 36 – A ‘Stape Chat” with Arthur Staple

In this edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono and James Duffy welcome former Newsday Islanders beat reporter Arthur Staple after his first full day on the job at The Athletic.  Topics discussed: Arthur’s decision to join The Athletic How Islanders coverage will change with his move Garth Snow’s Q&A Difference between ...

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Quarter-Season Top 5

We are now 23 games into the 2017-2018 season and any Islanders fan could tell you that this is the best hockey this team has played in while. 14-7-2, 3rd in the Metropolitan division, a +10 goal differential, and one of the hottest offenses in the league scoring 4+ goals in ...

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Videos: Top 10 Goals of the 2016-17 Season

I wish there was something better to write about than highlights of a season that won’t include a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but it is what it is. Before Sunday’s season finale versus the Ottawa Senators, Shannon Hogan and MSG unveiled their list of the Top 10 goals ...

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Buy, Sell or Hold – February Edition

Thomas Vitkowski is a CPA who is a panel member on CNBC’s Investor Round Table and former longtime Islanders Season Ticket Holder. New York Islanders: BUY With a busy schedule in February, the Islanders put up a solid month going 8-4-1 to match December’s record. They were excellent at home ...

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PTIsles: Episode 15 – The Price Is Greiss

It’s PTIsles, the all Islanders panel discussion show discussing the latest news on and off the ice. In this edition, Joe Buono, Jesse Funk and Greg Niemzyck break down the goaltender controversy that is, but isn’t between Thomas Greiss and Jaro Halak, Who should start against the Capitals on Thursday? Later, ...

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The 5 Hole: Detroit Rocked City

The prevailing thought after the Islanders 3-2 loss in Washington on Thursday night was that despite the disappointing finish, the team had played one of its better games of the year against elite competition. They owned possession, took a ton of shots, skated better and were more physical than in ...

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Can John Tavares Score 500 Goals?

You may have decided to boycott hockey this weekend after the Islanders lifeless 4-0 loss in Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon. If you did, you missed Washington’s Alexander Ovechkin become the 42nd player and first Russian player in NHL history to score 500 goals with a classic Ovi Power Play goal against the ...

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