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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)

Are The Rangers A Matchup Nightmare For The Islanders?

Over the last two decades, Islanders fans haven’t had much of a chance to sit back and ponder who their team could potentially match up with in the postseason. Making […]

Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy were some of Garth Snow's biggest hauls during the 2014 offseason, and they have certainly paid their dividends. (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

Will Johnny Boychuk Be an Islander Long Term?

From the time the Islanders acquired Johnny Boychuk on October 4th, skeptics were raising questions as to if the Islanders would be able to keep the defenseman past this season. […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 4 comments · New York Islanders
The "fisherman" uniform was worn for only a short time, but it has been burned forever in the minds of hockey fans.

Awe Fish Sticks: Top New York Islanders Who Wore It

Once upon a time lived a fisherman. Legend has it he forgot to change the light bulb in the lighthouse and didn’t last very long. Save for his recent cameo […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
Anders Lee has figured prominently into the Islanders' offense as of late and is a great low-risk option for fantasy managers in the playoffs. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Islanders Lee Making Case for Rookie of the Year

Islanders fans have always been high on Anders Lee and he didn’t let them down as he scored his first NHL goal on his first shot in the NHL back […]

What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Would Phil Kessel To Islanders Work?

Over the last several weeks, hockey fans have undoubtedly acquainted themselves with the struggles of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Having lost 11 straight games before downing the Edmonton Oilers on […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 3 comments · New York Islanders
Kyle Okposo (BridgetDS/Flickr)

Islanders Top Line Lacking Without Okposo

It wasn’t pretty, but the Islanders ended their three-game skid with a shootout win over the lowly Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night to help widen the lead on first place in the […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
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An Open Letter To Al Arbour

Dear Al Arbour; By now, most – if not all – of Islanders Country has heard about your state of health. As a sign of respect from classy and loyal […]

by · February 1, 2015 · 6 comments · New York Islanders
Why 16 of 20 Wasn’t Enough: The Importance of Beating the Isles

Why 16 of 20 Wasn’t Enough: The Importance of Beating the Isles

The Rangers have scored one garbage time goal in 120 minutes of hockey since the all-star break and have lost games to two playoff teams, at least one of which […]

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Islanders: Better This Season in Almost Every Way

The New York Islanders have seemingly done a 180 this season and are one of the league’s top team’s after being amongst the Eastern Conference’s basement dwellers just one year […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
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Is This Josh Bailey’s Coming Out Party?

In a word, no. Josh Bailey has been a surprising story for the New York Islanders lately, with 7 points in his last 5 games during a hot streak and […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 2 comments · New York Islanders
Oh if only Carey Price had played.... (Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports)

Heard the One About Chris Kreider Skating into a Goalie?

As cool as “Crash” would look as a nickname on New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider specifically (seriously, sound it out), someone should probably let him know it wouldn’t be […]

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Halaknophobia Strikes Again as Rangers Lose to Islanders

After a dismal start to the 2014-15 season, the New York Rangers have become one of the better teams in the NHL. They have shown the ability to beat almost […]