July 26th, 2016 In Islanders Management, New York Islanders 0 comments

Ever since the New York Islanders left Long Island, the entire fan base, and most residents have been hoping for a return. To put it mildly, it seemed like a long shot. Even with the new ownership group of Scott Malkin and Jonathan Ledecky, the talk of moving the team back to Long Island was very quiet at best. With the recent news of a possible...

July 22nd, 2016 In New York Islanders, News, Top Stories 0 comments

The New York Islanders are in discussions to relocate their arena to Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, according to Robert Brodsky and Jim Baumbach of NewsDay.com. Sources confirm @nyislanders in active negotiations with NYRA for Belmont hockey arena https://t.co/kMeyo4AOMe via myself and@jimbaumbach — Robert Brodsky (@BrodskyRobert) July...

July 21st, 2016 In New York Islanders, News 0 comments

The New York Islanders move to Barclays Center has not been a smooth transition. The arena is probably most famous to hockey fans for the egregiously obstructed view seating in the NHL's second smallest rink. Not to mention all the press the rink got from player complaints about poor ice. Rumors have circulated for months that the Islanders might...

July 21st, 2016 In Islanders Transactions, New York Islanders 0 comments

The New York Islanders had a number of key unrestricted and restricted free agents this off-season. General manager Garth Snow still has to sign RFA Ryan Strome. New York has changed the mix of their roster this summer. The Islanders 2017 free agent situation and beyond brings critical decisions to the organization. 2017 RFAs This summer the...

July 18th, 2016 In Islanders Management, New York Islanders, News 0 comments

New York Islanders co-owner Jon Ledecky says that the club's superstar captain, John Tavares, will not become a free agent when his current contract expires in the summer of 2018. Islanders co-owner: Tavares won't be a free agent in 2018 https://t.co/v96hIbHiPcpic.twitter.com/NBReJFsEIR — theScore NHL (@theScoreNHL) July 17, 2016 Not only...

July 16th, 2016 In Islanders Transactions, New York Islanders, News 0 comments

The New York Islanders have re-signed defenseman Scott Mayfield to a two-year, one-way contract, according to the team. #Isles Transaction: Scott Mayfield has agreed to terms on a two-year, one-way deal. pic.twitter.com/0o03EGW2S3 — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) July 12, 2016 Scott Mayfield (#Isles) 2 yrs one-way @ $625,000 cap...

July 15th, 2016 In Islanders Goaltending, Islanders Prospects, New York Islanders 0 comments

The New York Islanders have many prospects to get excited about. Mathew Barzal, Michael Dal Colle and 2016 1st round pick Kiefer Bellows give the Islanders a very bright future. However, the top prospect that is flying under the radar in New York's system is goaltender Ilya Sorokin. That is very intriguing considering Sorokin is the Islanders...

July 14th, 2016 In Islanders Transactions, New York Islanders 0 comments

Alan Quine’s new two-year, one-way deal could mean a lot for the Islanders, who continue to lock up their pending RFAs and plan for the upcoming 2016-17 season. Quine, who scored the game-winning goal in Game 5 of the Islanders' first round playoff series with the Florida Panthers, found success playing on the wing with John Tavares; but he...

July 13th, 2016 In Islanders Management, Long Read, New York Islanders 0 comments

Depending on who you ask the Islanders either got better, got worse or stayed the same at the opening of free agency two weeks ago. The team lost longtime staples Kyle Okposo to the Sabres, Frans Nielsen to the Red Wings and Matt Martin to the Leafs. They replaced them with Andrew Ladd, Jason Chimera and the return of P.A. Parenteau. You can...

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