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New York Islanders 2018-19 NHL Trophy Candidates

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What New York Islanders could win a major trophy, such as the Hart or Jack Adams trophy, at the end of the 2018-19 NHL seasons? Mathew Barzal’s Calder Trophy win from last season was the first time the New York Islanders won a major trophy since Michael Peca won the Selke trophy in 2002. Barzal’s Calder […]

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New York Islanders Prospect Bode Wilde Signs with Saginaw Spirit

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New York Islanders second-round pick from the 2018 NHL draft has just signed with the Saginaw Spirit of the OHL. Bode Wilde entered the 2018 NHL draft as a potential first-round pick. He would eventually fall to the New York Islanders in the second round with the 41st overall pick. NHL Central Scouting had Bode […]

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New York Islanders: Casey Cizikas Expectations for 2018-2019

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After a down year in 2017-2018 with the New York Islanders Casey Cizikas is looking for a bounce-back performance. Here’s what you should expect from him. The last two seasons have been injury prone for our guy Casey Cizikas. He played 59 games with the New York Islanders in 2016-2017 and then 64 games this […]

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New York Islanders: Competition for Final Forward Spot

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The New York Islanders will enter training camp with a lot of forwards on the roster. It is a very crowded group which make one speculate does something have to give. Currently, the New York Islanders have 15 forwards signed for the 2018-19 season. That is not counting any forward prospects. This kind of roster […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Ilya Sorokin Excited About Lamoriello and NHL

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New York Islanders General Manager, Lou Lamoriello, has spoken with Ilya Sorokin and he’s excited about playing in the NHL. Since being drafted in 2014, Ilya Sorokin has been what some would call a “White Whale” for the New York Islanders. He was selected in the third round but the Islanders knew he would be […]

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New York Islanders Roster Power Ranking Preseason 2018-2019

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The chatter around the New York Islanders this offseason was concerning a loss of quality with little coming back. That might seem like the case but the Islanders still have talent and skill in the roster. During the offseason the New York Islanders lost a huge part of their team in John Tavares. The loss […]

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New York Islanders General Manager Lou Lamoriello Questions Analytics

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New York Islanders General Manager Lou Lamoriello questioned analytics in an interview with Sirius XM NHL on Friday afternoon. Sports are becoming a numbers game. Not just the NHL but all four of the major sports are getting into analytics as a tool to judge players. New York Islanders General Manager, Lou Lamoriello, shared his […]

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New York Islanders: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2018-2019

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Heading into the 2018-19 season a number of questions surround the New York Islanders. What are the five pressing questions for next season? A ton of questions are swirling around the New York Islanders these days. That’s to be expected when a franchise goes through the sort of overhaul the Islanders went through over the […]

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New York Islanders: Anders Lee Over – Under 34.5 Goals

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Anders Lee is coming off a 40 goal season with the New York Islanders in 2017-2018, will he be able to repeat it in 2018 or will he regress with a new center? Over the past two years, Anders Lee has been extremely productive in the goal scoring department. He’s developed himself a nice little […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Bryan Berard Sues NHL Over Brain Injuries

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Former New York Islanders defenseman Bryan Berard is suing the NHL over brain injuries he sustained in his 12-year NHL career. Bryan Berard was a number one overall pick by Ottawa back in 1995. Even though he never played for the team that drafted him, he still had a successful career that was 12-years in […]

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New York Islanders Penalty Kill Without John Tavares

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John Tavares’ departure from the New York Islanders will be felt offensively. But something we haven’t yet considered was his contributions defensively on the penalty kill. When John Tavares left the New York Islanders we all immediately thought of the 84 points that had now left with him. Something we haven’t yet realized is just […]

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New York Islanders Podcast: Belmont and Future Destination

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Belmont is said to be on track for a 2021 opening, perfectly setting up the New York Islanders to be a destination in the league in three years time. The New York Islanders are frequently a team NHL players don’t want to go to. For decades they’ve been an afterthought in the league. making the […]

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New York Islanders: Ryan Pulock Expectations For 2018-2019 Season

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Ryan Pulock, who finally got a full-time role with the New York Islanders last year, thrived. Here’s how he can grow on that in 2018-2019. Ryan Pulock’s tenure with the New York Islanders has been a strange one. He made his debut in 2015-2016 as a 21-year-old and actually showed signs of being very good […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Barry Trotz Talks Offensive Strategy

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Barry Trotz did a question and answer with Arthur Staple. They spoke about his past and his plans with the New York Islanders going forward. For the first time in their history, the New York Islanders went out and paid for a proven head coach in the NHL. Barry Trotz, fresh off his Stanley Cup […]

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New York Islanders: Mathew Barzal and Potential for 100 Point Season

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Can Mathew Barzal be the first player to hit 100 points for the New York Islanders since 1993? Probably. The New York Islanders haven’t had a 100 point player since Pierre Turgeon put up 123 points in the 1992-93 season. The closest an Islanders player ever got to 100 points so far has been Turgeon […]

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New York Islanders: Eyes on Isles Podcast Ep 52 Preview

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The Eyes on Isles Podcast returns for episode number 52 as Matt and Mitch will discuss all things New York Islanders on and off the ice. Another week has flown by and it’s time to start prepping for some New York Islanders talk on the Eyes on Isles Podcast. Episode 52 is a big deal […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Prospect Game vs Flyers Announced

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The New York Islanders announced yesterday that they will be playing a prospect game against the Flyers for charity next month. On September 12, the New York Islanders prospects will square off against the Philadelphia Flyers prospects. The game will take place at the Islanders practice facility at Northwell Health Ice Center in East Meadow […]

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New York Islanders Lesson To Learn from Ryan Ellis Contract

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On Tuesday the Nashville Predators signed defenseman Ryan Ellis to an eight-year $50 million deal. What can the New York Islanders learn from the deal? Not everyone needs trade protection. The New York Islanders should look long and hard at the contract given by the Nashville Predators and signed by Ryan Ellis on Tuesday. The […]

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New York Islanders Jan Kovar Expectations for 2018-19 Season

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The New York Islanders signed Jan Kovar to a single year deal this offseason. What should the Isles expect from a player that put up a point-per-game in the KHL? Jan Kovar comes to the New York Islanders with five years of KHL experience and just over a point-per-game for his career. In 285 games […]

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New York Islanders: What Tom Wilson Tells Us About This Year’s Lines

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To gain insights into how Barry Trotz may set up the New York Islanders forward lines this year you need only look at his top line with the Washington Capitals last year. Tom Wilson is an agitator.  Tom Wilson is scrappy.  Tom Wilson is dirty.  These are common things you hear about Tom Wilson.  One […]

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