With Jeff Skinner Unavailable, Who Can The Islanders Target?

Jeff Skinner is unavailable. It's no secret that the Islanders need to improve their offense. The Isles were 22nd in the NHL in goal scoring during the regular season. The lack of a goal scorer hurt the Islanders on the power-play. At 14.5%, the Isles ranked 29th. Skinner seemed to be the perfect fit for …

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What Can the Islanders Learn from the Blues and Bruins?

It was a tale of two postseasons for the New York Islanders.  After the first round it looked like the Islanders were on their way to the Stanley Cup Finals, and just a round later some were shocked they even made it as far as they did.  If you don't keep winning, you don't keep …

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Has Barclays Center Been Holding the Islanders Back?

There is absolutely no question fans prefer Nassau Coliseum over Barclays Center. On top of the fact that the Barclays Center is located in Brooklyn and is not easily accessible for the heart of the Islanders fan base in the suburbs on Long Island, the Barclays Center is not meant for hockey. It is meant for …

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Potential First Round Draft Choices For The New York Islanders

The New York Islanders successful 2018-19 season began early, as the Islanders had one of the best drafts. Islanders general manager Lou Lamoriello's first draft with the organization was a massive success, witnessing the additions of Oliver Wahlstrom, Noah Dobson, Bode Wilde and Ruslan Iskhakov. Another productive draft would push the Islanders already very talented prospect …

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Prospects Who Could Make an Impact Next Season

As the New York Islanders season comes to a close and is headed toward the offseason, fans are looking forward to the future, both in terms of free agency and the future stars of the Islanders. Well, which of our countless prospects could make a major impact with the NHL team at some point next …

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Islanders Must Learn From Past Mistakes

With the Islanders officially eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs, the collective feeling by fans is one of disappointment, but at the same time they cannot help but be proud of what their team accomplished this season. It’s no secret that the Islanders defied the odds. The prediction of the Islanders being the laughing stock …

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Back to the Arena Debate: The Islanders Need Belmont Park

After splitting the regular season and the postseason at Barclays Center and Nassau Coliseum, one fact is evident for the Islanders. They need their own arena. Brett Yorkmak, the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Barclays Center and Nassau Coliseum was once quoted by stating that the Islanders are a "rent-a-team" and that they "never embraced …

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Islanders Decision to Stay Quiet at the Trade Deadline Put in Perspective

When the New York Islanders decided to stay quiet at the trade deadline and not make any moves, a lot of people were quick to criticize. An alarming concern for most fans was that the Islanders did not have a “goal-scorer” and many believed the team did not have the offensive capability to continue their …

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