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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 […]

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Reality Setting in as Rangers Fall Again to Islanders

Growing up in a Long Island home with an old man who was raised to bleed Ranger blue, I had heard the stories of the Islanders dynasty of decades past. […]

New York Islanders captain John Tavares speaking to the media at the 2015 NHL All-Star media day. (Credit: Andy Dudones/Staff)

Patience Paying off for John Tavares, Islanders

What a difference a year makes. Last year on this date, John Tavares and the New York Islanders were dead last in the Metropolitan Division with a 21-25-8 record. This […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · 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)

Does Okposo Injury Change Islanders’ Trade Deadline Targets?

Any hockey fan will tell you that it’s absolutely devastating when one’s team loses a key player during an important stretch of the regular season – and that’s precisely the […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Kyle Okposo will add some power behind the Islanders offense over the second half of the season

Islanders Depth to Be Tested with Okposo Injured

The Islanders were dealt a pretty big blow yesterday with the announcement that forward Kyle Okposo would miss 6-8 weeks with an upper body injury.  The team has shown great […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
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50 in 50 for Mike Bossy: Hockey History

On this day in hockey history in 1981, New York Islanders’ winger Mike Bossy became the second player in NHL history to score 50 goals in the first 50 games […]

Ryan Strome has been on a roll lately and hockey fans are starting to take note. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Isles Surprising First Half Performers

Over the course of the season, all sports teams have surprise performers both that excite fans and at the same time disappoint them as well.  The Islanders haven’t been an exception […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 2 comments · New York Islanders
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Has the Isles Top Line Found Their Missing Link?

For years, the debate among fans has been the need to get players who can play with John Tavares and compliment his game.  For a while, Matt Moulson filled that […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 2 comments · New York Islanders
Habs' fans have history of being somewhat irritable when things  are not going well for the team.

When Fans Lose Hold of Reality

If you’ve ever cheered a goal, you’re a fan. If you’ve ever booed the opposition, you’re a fan. If you’ve ever lined up at midnight so you could buy the […]

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Islanders Top First Half Storylines

Yesterday, the Islanders closed out the first half of their season with a 7-4 victory over the Flyers.  This win brought them to 31-14-1, good for first in the eastern […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 3 comments · New York Islanders
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Film Review – Hockey Barn: Long Island

For the last four-plus decades, New York Islanders fans have called the Nassau Coliseum their second home. Dubbed with various monikers over its years of existence, “Fort Neverlose” has truly […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 2 comments · New York Islanders
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Back to School with Nick Leddy of the New York Islanders

Last season 31% (305) of all the players in the NHL played at least one year of college hockey, the highest number ever. That number will continue to grow as […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 0 comments · College Hockey, New York Islanders