Islanders Beat-Down Against the Maple Leafs a Taste of Things to Come

The New York Islanders just put the NHL on notice as they defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on "Hockey Night in Canada." In what was being called as one of the more anticipated games of the season, the Islanders faced off against former captain John Tavares for the first time since Tavares left the …

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The Extra Point Is Good: Islanders Defeat the Rangers 7-5

The Rangers haven't won against the Islanders in two years. Let that sink in. The Rangers haven't defeated the Islanders at the Barclays Center ever either. The Rangers have lost their last eight games against the Islanders, and 12 of their last 13. That all came into jeopardy when the Isles hosted the Rangers in …

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Issues from Last Season Beginning to Reappear

After an 8-4-1 start to the season that put the Islanders atop the Metropolitan Division, fans began to make plans for a parade in June. However, the Islanders have returned to reality and are starting to look like the team we saw last year. Now, this is certainly not a surprise. In fact, the biggest …

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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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Anders Lee Named 15th Captain in Islanders History

Hours prior to the season opener against the Carolina Hurricanes, head coach Barry Trotz had some special news for Anders Lee. In the middle of a team meeting, Trotz told Lee, and the rest of the team, that he would serve as the 15th captain in franchise history. The team's previous captain, who shall remain …

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The Islanders Must Make a Decision on Eberle and Lee Before the Trade Deadline to Avoid Another July 1st Nightmare

It's no secret to Islanders fans that what happened to the team this past July 1st when franchise player John Tavares walked away for nothing to fulfill a "childhood dream" can never happen again. It's also no secret to Islanders fans that Anders Lee and Jordan Eberle will both be UFAs this summer. The difference …

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The Uncertainty of the New York Islanders

The New York Islanders are a team of many uncertainties. The team had an interesting off-season with major losses and gains. The gains include mostly front office changes such as the firings of Garth Snow and Doug Weight, and the hirings of Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz. The loses include #91 and Calvin de Hann. Front Office and Coaching …

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How will Barry Trotz Help the Islanders’s Goals Against Average

The New York Islanders had a problem last season with their defensive play and if you need any indication of that, look at the Isles' goals against average compared to the league average. The Isles gave up a total of 293 goals while the league average was 244. The Islanders goals against average was one of …

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