New York Islanders Daily: Tavares Good To Go After Off Day

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The New York Islanders captain John Tavares is ready to play tonight after needing an off day on Wednesday to recuperate. The New York Islanders medical and coaching staff thought it was necessary to give John Tavares a day off on Wednesday. They’ve played a good portion of games already, 32 to be exact, and […]

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Contract with Islanders a ‘Good Christmas gift’ for Gionta

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New York Islanders Sign and Recall Stephen Gionta

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The New York Islanders announced yesterday that they had signed former PTO failure Stephen Gionta to a one-year, two-way deal. And then immediately added him to the Islanders roster. When the New York Islanders offered Stephen Gionta a professional tryout (PTO) back in the summer, the thought was he would round out the practice roster […]

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New York Islanders Daily: The Surprising Turnaround Of Anders Lee

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The turnaround of Anders Lee season seemed to come out of no where. The New York Islanders should look to Lee as inspiration. I’m not saying the New York Islanders are going to turn it around and make the playoffs. But, if they’re able to just play solid and competitive hockey I think we’d slightly […]

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New York Islanders The One That Got Away

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The basement-dwelling New York Islanders are once again preparing to be sellers at the deadline (we hope). As I look backward and forward at our prospect pool, considering who I’d like to see stay and who I wouldn’t mind shipping out in trade, I can’t help but think about the one that got away. Taken […]

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Islanders Sign Stephen Gionta to Two-Way Deal; Recall Him

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New York Islanders Anders Lee and Thomas Griess Shine

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The New York Islanders left Boston on Tuesday night with two points in the bank. Two points that were won on the backs of performances by their goaltender and their hottest player. Going into the games against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden, the New York Islanders were an abysmal 2-7-2 on the road and […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Failures Of The Front Office

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Disappointing is a word that can summarize the New York Islanders 2016 campaign. There’s a lot of blame to be passed around but the front office is a good start. The New York Islanders just aren’t getting it done on the ice. The source of the problems essentially come down to the lack of response […]

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New York Islanders Frankenstein’s Monster

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In light of the fact that the New York Islanders have failed to obtain a left or right wing worthy of playing next to Captain John Tavares, it is time, as a fan-base, to do something about it. Since the New York Islanders have failed to acquire a top line wing via free agency/trade and are apparently […]

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Islanders Snap Five Game Losing Streak In Boston (Highlights)

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The New York Islanders beat the Boston Bruins on the coat tails of Anders Lee and Thomas Greiss to snap their five game losing streak. Thomas Greiss and Anders Lee were phenomenal tonight. Here’s how the Islanders snapped their losing streak. On a very bizarre play the Islanders got on the board thanks to a […]

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Greiss Stops 48 Shots as Islanders Top Boston 4-2

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The Islanders played well through 40 minutes and, despite an early third period meltdown, they were able to escape with a win against the Boston Bruins. Thomas Greiss also made a season and career high 48 saves and Anders Lee struck twice to lead the Islanders 4 – 2.

New York Islanders Hope to Get Best of Bruins

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The New York Islanders head on the road for a tilt against the not so great Boston Bruins. Maybe the Isles can break their slump. Or not. Going into the game in Boston tonight, the New York Islanders are a terrible 11-14-6 and sit last in the Eastern Conference by a three-point margin. Going to Boston […]

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Blog: Too Little, Too Late

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The one line that sent chills down my spine which clearly represented this New York Islanders season was said by their play-by-play announcer Brendan Burke at the last moments of the Isles losing to the Ottawa Senators was this: “Too little, too late.” As the Islanders completed their 31st game of this NHL season, it’s a harsh reality and a harder pill to swallow when I begin, with confidence, “eliminating” teams from the playoff race even after thirty games. Yes, it is possible after thirty games to do so and while this may seem like a “DUH!!” moment for some of the long, and still suffering Islanders fans, I do take into account the math part and less of the emotional. This is not baseball. This is not calculate how many points behind a playoff team, divide by two and that’s how many games back your team is. They play the percentages. Just because there’s roughly 50 games left doesn’t mean your team is still in it.

New York Islanders Growing Divide Between Jack and Garth

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The rift between coaching and management seems to be growing in the New York Islanders organization as the stress of losing takes it toll. Nowhere is it more evident than when it comes to the usage of one Anthony Beauvillier. When Anthony Beauvilier was named to the New York Islanders active roster alongside Mathew Barzal, […]

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Greiss Back in Net as Islanders Try to Snap Skid in Boston

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Thomas Greiss will be back in net when the Islanders take on the Boston Bruins on Tuesday at TD Garden, while the rest of the lineup remains the same.

New York Islanders Daily: Special Teams Have Been A Huge Issue

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There are many causes to the New York Islanders Struggles but their inept special teams is something that stand out particularly. What’s the old expression? Numbers never lie? That certainly comes into play when it comes to the New York Islanders and their special teams. Both the penalty kill and the power play have been […]

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New York Islanders Prospects: Three Players Deserving of Call Up

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As the New York Islanders are in a somewhat strange position right now, as they’re on a five-game losing streak after going 5-0-1 in their last six, the New York Islanders are looking for something to ignite a fire in this team’s heart. In my opinion, the best way for the New York Islanders to […]

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New York Islanders Post Game What’s Going Right

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The New York Islanders extended their season long losing streak to five games on Sunday night, losing 6-2 to the Ottawa Senators.  This is what Coach Jack Capuano had to say after the game. I can’t possibly spend another article dissecting the sheer stupidity involved in throwing special teams under the bus despite the fact […]

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Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: Is This Rock Bottom?

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For a franchise that has one playoff series win in almost a quarter of a century, this season feels like it’s been drastically worse than previous ones. The New York Islanders are in last place in the Eastern Conference and appear unable to make up the seismic gap by the middle of April.

New York Islanders Daily: Casey Cizikas Won’t Be Back Soon

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The New York Islanders believed that Casey Cizikas would be day to day. That doesn’t seem to be the case anymore. Casey Cizikas, the New York Islanders fourth liner and penalty kill specialist won’t be back as soon as originally thought. After last night’s game Jack Capuano revealed that Cizikas has yet to resume skating. […]

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