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Pyeongchang: A Missed Opportunity

Friday was the Opening of the Olympic Games in Korea, and a sobering reality that the NHL will not be participating in this year’s games. The US Olympic roster instead, will be headlined by former NHLers who could not make any NHL team, including defenseman not good enough to play ...

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When Does Halak Play?

On Thursday, the Islanders recalled Jaro Halak from Bridgeport.  This gives the Islanders the best chance at making the playoffs this season.  After some less than stellar moments from JF Berube, we can also assume that we will most likely not see him again this season.  This will not be ...

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Greiss Reups For 3 Years

The Islanders have resigned Thomas Greiss to a new three-year extension worth about 10 million dollars.  The annual (cash) payout number is still unverified, but Greiss will have a 3.3-million-dollar cap hit starting next season.  This is a raise from his 1.5-million-dollar salary he had for the past two seasons.  ...

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What To Do About The Islanders Goalie Situation

This past regular season saw a pretty even split in goal for the New York Islanders. The timeshare between veteran Jaroslav Halak and the somewhat inexperienced Thomas Greiss began right from the get-go. In fact, Greiss started the first Islander game of the season. He finished the year seeing action ...

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New York Islanders: Seven Early-Season Thoughts

Through six games, the New York Islanders have a record of 4-1-1. Their only loss and overtime loss is to the defending Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks. In each of those wins, which were against the Winnipeg Jets, Nashville Predators, San Jose Sharks, and Columbus Blue Jackets, the Isles have ...

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A Recap of The Draft and a Look Ahead

Next season can’t come soon enough if you’re an Islanders fan. Here’s a look at what’s to come in 2015-16 and beyond. 2015 Draft Picks: Mathew Barzal (1st, 16th overall): A top 10 talent that just happened to fall right into Garth Snow’s lap.  Barzal is crafty forward, who could be ...

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