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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)

Jack Capuano: From The Hot Seat To The Top Seat

Ever since replacing Scott Gordon as head coach of the New York Islanders in November 2010, Jack Capuano’s fate with the Isles has been somewhat of a question mark. Guiding […]

by · December 22, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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Islanders to Welcome Back Pat LaFontaine March 24

Yesterday, the Islanders announced their promotions for the second half of the season.  They will not only be honoring former players like the first half of the season as Kyle […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 6 comments · New York Islanders

Should the Islanders Target Taylor Hall?

With the firing of Dallas Eakins, questions around what the Oilers will do to attempt to bounce back from what’s sure to be another 82-game debacle are front and center […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 13 comments · New York Islanders
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Injuries to Boychuk, Hamonic Hurting Islanders

The Islanders have been without Johnny Boychuk and Travis Hamonic for over a week now.  While they were able to survive without them at first notching a couple of victories.  The […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Ryan Strome has been on a roll lately and hockey fans are starting to take note. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Ryan Strome Evolving Into a Dynamic Force

With 6 goals and 13 assists through the first 27 games of the season, Ryan Strome’s 19 points put him 45th in the league in scoring. It also puts Strome […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
Ryan Pulock was taken with the fifteenth overall pick by the New York Islanders. (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

What Are the Islanders Doing with Ryan Pulock?

In the last week of November, Ryan Pulock thought his dream of playing in the NHL might be coming to fruition as he was scratched from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers […]

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 Must Add Two Pieces

While dropping a game to the formidable St. Louis Blues is certainly nothing to panic over, the manner in which the New York Islanders lost on Saturday afternoon exposed two […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
Led by Kyle Okposo and John Tavares, the New York Islanders have been a resilient bunch, and it has helped them become one of the most successful teams in the NHL during the early portions of the '14-'15 hockey season. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Who Is the Missing Link to the Islanders Top Line?

After the Islanders traded Thomas Vanek last season, fans began to again wonder what the Islanders would do to solve the first line left-wing spot.  Would they allow people with […]

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Islanders: Contenders or Pretenders? (An Analytical Approach)

Every season at least one team that spent the prior year in the league’s basement gets off to a hot start and shocks the world. As the encore to their Cinderella […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 2 comments · Advanced Stats, New York Islanders
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Brock Nelson Becoming Table-Setter For New York Islanders

Over the last two years, Islanders fans have watched Brock Nelson mature right in front of their eyes. Having paid his dues at the AHL level, as well as at […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 2 comments · New York Islanders
Michael Grabner is always a threat for a breakaway when he is on the ice and has been a big reason for New York's success this season. (Icon SMI)

What Should Islanders, Islander Fans Expect From Michael Grabner?

After being activated off IR yesterday, Michael Grabner is set to return to the Islanders lineup tonight in Ottawa.  What should fans expect from Grabner this season, and where does […]

by · December 4, 2014 · 4 comments · New York Islanders
Nielsen might not be the most outspoken member of the Islanders, but he has clearly led by example since becoming a mainstay with New York. (Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports)

The Evolution Of Frans Nielsen

He’s always been very serious and very driven. I’m not at all surprised that he’s reached his goal. I remember when he was a kid, and we’d watch Herning’s games […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders