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How Much Did The Boston Bruins Miss Johnny Boychuk?

When the Boston Bruins traded away Johnny Boychuk back in October, it felt like a slap in the face. The 31-year-old defenseman was shipped to the New York Islanders for […]

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Nelson Coming Back to Life

In the first half of the Islanders season, no forward was hotter than Brock Nelson.  The second year forward dazzled fans and media alike in the first two-three months of […]

by · May 9, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Is Jack Capuano the coach to lead the Islanders on a deep Stanley Cup Playoffs run? That's anyone's best guess right now, and only time will tell if Capuano will be the coach to lead the Islanders to Lord Stanley's Cup. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Staying The Course: Capuano is Here to Stay

When the Islanders conducted their exit interviews with Jack Capuano and the rest of the coaching staff, it became clear that a major question surrounding the franchise had been answered: Capuano […]

Ryan Pulock was taken with the fifteenth overall pick by the New York Islanders. (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

Do the Islanders Have a Dilemma on Defense?

While their forward crop might be a little thin, the Islanders on defense have as a good a system as anyone in the NHL.  That system should begin to pay […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Jack Capuano has never given up on the Islanders, and he - as well as the Islanders' front office - is starting to see his hard work finally paying off on a consistent basis. (Geoff Burke-US PRESSWIRE)

Will the Islanders Make a Coaching Change?

Throughout the regular season you probably would’ve been called crazy by numerous people if you suggested the Islanders should make a coaching change.  After all, the team did have their […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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Analyzing the Capitals’ Destruction of the Islanders in Game 7

The Washington Capitals didn’t just beat the New York Islanders in Game 7 of their Stanley Cup first round playoff series – they destroyed them. If it wasn’t for the […]

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Stanley Quips: Finding Love and Joy in Times of Conflict

If I wanted to really write what I truly felt about game seven last night, I would just find a way to write a 1,000-word equivalent to my tweet last […]

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Power Play Struggles Doom Isles

Last night, the Islanders were eliminated from the playoffs after losing 2-1 to the Capitals in-game seven of their best of seven first round series.  One staggering statistic from the […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum has been home to the New York Islanders for more than forty years, and it has meant the world to some Islanders fans - and deservedly so.

My Nassau Coliseum Farewell

This is an article I was hoping I wouldn’t have to write for a few months, but as circumstances would have it this is now an appropriate time.  With the […]

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Farewell, Nassau: Isles-Caps Post-Game 7 Thoughts

Not many teams are going to win games with just 11 shots on goal, let alone a Game 7. Yet that is what happened to the New York Islanders. They […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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NHL Playoff Ramblings: Another Game 7

Not again! With the way this is going, you might as well give every tooth of mine a root canal. Tonight’s Capitals game against the Islanders is going to be […]

The Islanders and Rangers have had an intense rivalry for quite a while now and their last match-up at Nassau Coliseum could be one to remember. (Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports)

Rangers-Islanders is Both the Series We Deserve and the One We Need

Thank you, Lieutenant Gordon, for inspiring that title. For the New York Rangers, from a standpoint of having an “easier road”, there shouldn’t really be too much concern over whether […]