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San Jose Sharks Make Sense for Tavares

San Jose Sharks Make Sense for Tavares

August 8th, 2017 Thirty-one NHL teams know New York Islanders center John Tavares is an elite player. Any team interested in his services is going to have to answer the same question posed by Larry Brooks for Isles management: “what is the organization’s selling point?”We know John Tavares makes sense...
Rumor Rundown: Tavares, Yakupov, Thornton, More on the Move?

Rumor Rundown: Tavares, Yakupov, Thornton, More on the Move?

June 27th, 2017 With free agency right around the corner, there are all sorts of chatter that some big names may be looking at new homes for the 2017-18 season. Joe Thornton Leaving San JoseThe ideal situation for Thornton is to stay in San Jose, but the center is looking at his last possible opportunity...

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Jordan Eberle Traded to Islanders for Strome

The Edmonton Oilers have traded forward Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders in exchange for Ryan Strome, the Oilers announced Thursday following the lifting of the trade freeze. Strome is 23 years old and has scored 45 and 126 points in 258 career NHL games with the Islanders. The... June 22nd, 2017

Rumor Rundown: Islanders' First-Rounder and Player to Golden Knights

It is rumored that there are four potential teams giving their first-round draft picks to the Vegas Golden Knights as part of their plan to protect as many of their current roster as possible. Those teams are the New York Islanders, Columbus Blue Jackets, Anaheim Ducks and Tampa Bay... June 20th, 2017

Islanders Not Scared of Expansion Draft

Even if the New York Islanders make a trade before this year’s expansion draft, they will lose a quality player. There’s no way to deny it. However, with depth in the prospect pool and in the AHL, the Islanders know they can still enter the 2017-18 with a better team. Isles Forced to Expose... June 17th, 2017

Islanders' Pelech and Mayfield Ready to Step Up

With the NHL Expansion Draft looming, the New York Islanders could lose two defensemen. The core of any hockey team needs top-flight d-men and the Isles have a talented group. With Ryan Pulock and Devon Toews in the AHL as well, the Islanders have organizational depth. Islanders Forced to Make... June 13th, 2017

Will Matt Duchene Land With the Islanders?

According to Gord Miller of TSN, the New York Islanders are considered the frontrunners to land Coloroado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene.Islanders fans remember general manager Garth Snow's non-move, who, after rumors swirled, did not make the trade for Duchene. Fans held their breath as the... June 12th, 2017

Jiggs McDonald: 50 Years of Broadcasting, Islanders & More

Jiggs McDonald is one of the most iconic voices in NHL broadcasting history. A member of the Hockey Hall of Fame since 1990, McDonald has done it all. This season, he celebrated his 50th consecutive year calling hockey games in the NHL, making him a rarity: How many broadcasters can say they've... June 9th, 2017