The Late Charles Wang Leaves Behind an Important Legacy in Isles’ History

The Islanders never had the largest fanbase.  Nevertheless, at least from what I've seen throughout the years I've supported this team, we tend to be a very passionate one.  Sometimes, that passion leads us to say things that may be overly drastic and uncalled for.  The late Charles Wang owned the Islanders during some of …

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Robin Lehner Opens Up About his Mental Health

With the departure of Jaroslav Halak to the Boston Bruins, the Islanders had to sign a starting goalie in free agency.  The Isles were able to land Robin Lehner, who could have been an RFA this offseason, but was not tendered a qualifying offer by his former team, the Buffalo Sabres.  Buffalo's decision struck some …

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Looking Back to the Prelude to, and the John Tavares Era

The story of the New York Islanders is a long and complicated one.  It's the story of a team that has experienced both greatness and failure.  It has a great beginning; an expansion team in suburban Long Island enters the League, and within ten years rises to the top and wins the Stanley Cup four …

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Islanders, Fans Asking “Now What?” After Tavares Departure

What happened today has never happened before in the National Hockey League.  A player of superstar caliber abandoned the team that drafted him in free agency to return to his hometown to play for his boyhood team.  The Islanders and their fans were on the receiving end of this embarrassing piece of news today as …

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