Islanders Prospects to Try Out for 2018 World Junior Championship

"Is it October yet?"  It's that question that hockey fans keep asking themselves all summer long as they wait for the regular season to begin.  Some big name prospects, however, have another date in mind.  They wait for December, the month in which the world's best hockey prospects converge for a tournament known for it's …

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Analyzing Adam Pelech’s New Four-Year Contract with the New York Islanders

We've officially hit the "dead" part of the offseason, the time in which little-to-nothing eventful happens around the NHL.  Yes, Jaromir Jagr doesn't have a contract yet and salary arbitration hearings are still going on, but exciting breaking news is hard to find at this time of year.  But the Isles made a move on …

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Sound Tigers 2017-18 Schedule Review

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers have announced their schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season. The Sound Tigers will see all 14 Eastern Conference teams for the first time since 2011 which should make for a terrific year. In addition, the Tigers will play the Charlotte Checkers, making the trek to the Park City four different times …

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To be an Islander for a Week, New York Islanders Fantasy Camp

Ask any hockey fan, our sport is the hardest to play, period.  Participants need to move a three-inch piece of rubber on a one-inch by six-foot stick down a two-hundred-foot sheet of ice with other players trying to clobber you left and right.  On top of that, once you get past everyone who is trying …

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Our First Case Study: Would the Acquisition of Ilya Kovalchuk help the Islanders?

Ever since news broke that Ilya Kovalchuk was NHL bound, I seemed to be in the minority when it came to him signing with the Islanders.  The Russian forward expressed interest to return to the National Hockey League and play in either the New York Metro area or in Florida, immediately putting the Isles in …

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New York Islanders Acquire Kristers Gudlevskis, Sign Seth Helgeson, Kane Lafranchise, Scott Eansor

Today, the New York Islanders completed a transaction with the Tampa Bay Lightning involving the acquisition of goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis for center Carter Verhaeghge. They have also signed defenseman Seth Helgeson and Kane Lafranchise to one year, two way contracts, as well as center Scott Eansor to a one year AHL contract. Gudlevskis, 24, is …

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