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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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Dunnigan: Bruins Present Daunting Task for Islanders in Round 2

Wednesday night the New York Islanders defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3, advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the third straight season. Looking ahead, an extremely difficult matchup awaits the Isles in the second round where they’ll face the Boston Bruins. The Isles finished the season with a ...

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Watling: Wrapping up the trade deadline in the East Division and where the Islanders stand

Just two days after the NHL trade deadline, the MassMutual East Division saw 11 trades made by its eight teams over the last week. Out of the eight teams, only the New York Rangers did not make a move, opting to keep a slew of unrestricted and restricted free agents, ...

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Watling: Isles Need Hall Trade to Save Sputtering Offense

Just over a month ago, before the injury to captain Anders Lee, I wrote the Islanders needed to make a move for a talented forward. At the time the Isles were a middling 9-6-3, battling for the third or fourth seed in the East Division. Fast forward to now, they ...

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Simpson: The Case Against Acquiring Taylor Hall for the Isles

The Islanders’ decision to place injured captain Anders Lee on LTIR (long term injured reserve), with its cap consequences, renewed speculation that they are in the market for another player, preferably a winger with a scoring touch. The obvious name being circulated is Taylor Hall, who is toying away with ...

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