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Islanders Return Home With Playoff Lessons Learned

The first two New York Islander playoff games of 2013 showed a young, inexperienced, nervous team play “the learning game.”  While most people hate having to learn new things because […]

by · May 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
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Pittsburgh Penguins Making a Statement

The Pittsburgh Penguins entered the 2013 playoffs as heavy favorites against their first round opponent, the New York Islanders. After all, this was David and Goliath. Engineers of both a fifteen and […]

by · May 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins
2013 NHL Playoff Predictions: Eastern Conference Winners and Losers

2013 NHL Playoff Predictions: Eastern Conference Winners and Losers

NHL Playoff Predictions: Eastern Conference There are 16 teams remaining entering the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The journey to the Stanley Cup Finals will begin on Tuesday. Every year there are Cinderella stories […]

by · April 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
John Tavares and Matt Moulson have been a huge part of the Isles' resurgence, but there are just as many people that work behind the scenes for the New York Islanders. (BridgetDS/Flickr)

New York Islanders: Dangerous Underdog or Playoff Pretenders?

With the New York Islanders having secured a playoff berth for the first time since the last day of the 2006-2007 NHL regular season, hockey fans must be wondering how […]

by · April 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Playing in a win-now mentality is one thing, patiently building a product that could sustain continued success is another. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

The New York Islanders Are In the Playoffs… Now What?

It’s been quite a final week for the New York Islanders.  After a thrilling contest in Winnipeg on Saturday, the Islanders survived a late comeback by the Jets to win […]

by · April 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Evgeni Nabokov has been an influential force for the Islanders over the last few years and could be an option for the Islanders' back-up slot. (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

TGIF DraftKings Musings: This Is No Goodbye

All that we ask for is a chance. That goes for anything in life. Few people gave the New York Islanders any hope or prayer in making the playoffs. Yet, it seemed […]

by · April 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy
Playing in a win-now mentality is one thing, patiently building a product that could sustain continued success is another. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Never Say Die: After Six Long Years, Islanders Finally Playoff-Bound

It’s been six years — six long years — since the New York Islanders made their last playoff appearance. To be more precise, it’s been six years and four days […]

by · April 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
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John Tavares Has Hart

March 30.  That’s when the Hart Trophy became, once again, up for grabs.  On that Saturday afternoon, Sidney Crosby — who was running away with the league scoring title and making a mockery of […]

by · April 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Evgeni Nabokov has been an influential force for the Islanders over the last few years and could be an option for the Islanders' back-up slot. (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Evgeni Nabokov Is the New York Islanders’ MVP

For the majority of the 2012-2013 NHL season, New York Islanders fans watched a hockey team that displayed flashes of dominance at times, but played wildly inconsistent during other stretches. […]

by · April 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Playing in a win-now mentality is one thing, patiently building a product that could sustain continued success is another. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Islanders Continue to Dazzle As Bailey, Hickey Continue to Grow

Red-hot. Scorching. Sizzling. Torrid. If you were looking for the adjectives that come closest to describing the New York Islanders over their last several games, those would be ‘em. The […]

by · April 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Four-plus decades and four championships later, the Nassau Coliseum will close its doors to be renovated as the Islanders will move to Brooklyn.

“We Want Playoffs”: Fan Chant Reflects Confidence In Islanders

The New York Islanders defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Tuesday, solidifying a 7-1-1 stretch over their last nine games. In this time, the trade deadline came and went, and […]

by · April 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
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Will The Islanders Follow the band My Chemical Romance’s Demise?

On Friday night the alternative rock band My Chemical Romance surprised their die-hard fans by curtly announcing on their website that they were calling it quits.  It was a shock […]

by · March 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders