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Who Will Remain When the Islanders Get Healthy?

The Islanders are playing some of their best hockey of the season right now and tomorrow expect to get Josh Bailey back from injury as they go for their 5th […]

by · November 13, 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)

Why The Islanders Fourth Line Needs Michael Grabner

If you were to ask ten Islander fans what they think of speedy Michael Grabner, there’s a good chance you’d get ten different answers. One might say that he’s destined […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 3 comments · 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: More Leaders Than Just Tavares

What occurred on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia made New York Islander fans gasp for air and it had to do with Captain John Tavares. The event sent ripples […]

by · August 1, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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Penguins Act Out Jekyll and Hyde in 4-3 Loss to Islanders

Nobody said that this would be easy. And the Pittsburgh Penguins certainly added to that theory on Friday night at Consol Energy Center. As I have said many times this […]

by · May 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins
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The New York Islanders Get No Respect

“I tell ya, I don’t get no respect at all.” – Rodney Dangerfield   The New York Islanders currently sit in the tenth spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race […]

by · March 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
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New York Islanders: Team’s Core Lies Deeper than First Line

The New York Islanders are 5-2-1 in March, and a significant reason behind that has been the performances of some of the role players and the way they’ve stepped up. […]

by · March 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
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Top 10 Hardest Hitters in the NHL February 2013 Edition

Hockey is one of the most physical games on the planet, as a result you are bound to see physical contacts between players. Whether it is with a thunderous hip check or […]

by · February 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Top 10 Lists
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Isles Already Showing Improvement

The Islanders dropped their opening night game against the Devils at home 2-1. The game started on a surprise note when it was revealed that coach Jack Capuano would have […]

by · January 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
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Operation Hat Trick is a Great Success for Players, Charities

Even the NHL lockout wasn’t able to keep some of the league’s best players off the ice.  Members of fifteen NHL teams hit the ice Saturday night as part of […]

by · November 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, News/Commentary, Philadelphia Flyers
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What the Islanders Should Do This Off-Season (Part 1)

There is a big difference in what the New York Islanders “should” do this off-season and what they probably “will” do.  However, as fans on the outside looking in, we […]

Nino Niederreiter might have been down on his luck in Long Island, but he has certainly found a home on Minnesota's top line this season. (Icon SMI)

Islanders Season in Review

Each April, Islanders fans of late are stuck watching the best hockey on Earth without their beloved team being involved.  Missing the playoffs has been a reoccurring theme for the New York Islanders since […]

by · April 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Anyone else miss this from the game the other night? Niklas Kronwall wore an "A" for the Detroit Red Wings while Kris Draper and Pavel Datsyuk sat out. (Image via Kat)

Top 10 Hardest Hitters in the NHL

Whether it is with a thunderous hip check or a shattering body check, certain players know how to put skaters on the ice a la Scott Stevens. As a result, when […]

by · March 12, 2012 · 7 comments · Top 10 Lists