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11 hrs ago | Lighthouse Hockey

Penalties taken/drawn per-60 among Islanders

Penalties drawn/taken this past season , among Isles Best : 0.9 McDonald 0.7 Nelson 0.6 Clutterbuck 0.5 Nielsen 0.4 Grabner 0.3 Okposo 0.2 Strait 0.1 Cizikas 0.0 Tavares 0.0 Martin 0.0 Strome Conacher tied for 1st among NHL forwards with 2.0 penalties drawn per-60 ... Tied with Kadri, Malkin, and Helm.

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16 hrs ago | Lighthouse Hockey

Unbreaking News: Poulin, Islanders avoid arbitration, settle for guaranteed peanuts

The Islanders and goalie Kevin Poulin have avoided a nasty, drawn out, expensive and completely fabricated arbitration hearing by settling on terms to a new one-year contract extension this morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kevin Poulin, NHL Players, NHL Hockey

16 hrs ago | CBS Local

Islanders Come To Agreement With Goalie Poulin On 1-Year Contract

Despite totally revamping the goaltending position during the offseason, the Isles reached an agreement with Poulin, a restricted free agent, on a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Evgeni Nabokov, Anders Nilsson, Kevin Poulin, NHL Players, NHL Eastern Conference, Jaroslav Halak

17 hrs ago | Lighthouse Hockey

Zeitgeist: Maple Leafs replace entire scouting staff with room-sized computer

Using data gathered from across the globe, the Toronto Maple Leafs will let a machine called S.I.T.T.L.E.R. do the scouting for them.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Toronto Maple Leafs, David Clarkson, NHL Players, Dave Bolland, NHL Northeast Divison

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

Retro Game Thread: Islanders Vs Penguins Game 7 1993

The Islanders are the last team across the four major North American sports to have a true dynasty .

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Related Topix: Sports, Mario Lemieux, NHL Players, NHL Hockey

Lighthouse Hockey

Let's Make a Deal: Trade Josh Bailey or Trade Michael Grabner?

With an excess of forwards and a desire to add another defenseman, Garth Snow has been in the market to make a deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Michael Grabner, Josh Bailey, NHL Players, Garth Snow, Anders Lee, Frans Nielsen

Lighthouse Hockey

[Bits] NBC Cancels Isles, Leafs Hire Learning, Coyote Endangerment, Upcoming Retro Thread

Like Community , Revolution and Sean Saves the World , NBC has seen enough of the Islanders and has pulled the plug.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

Hockey in Brooklyn

The 2nd game ever at the Barclays Center takes place on Sept. 26, vs the Devils .

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Lighthouse Hockey

Friedman's Super-Sized Thoughts: Islanders in on Iginla, Brock on Top, Cappy in on Fancy Stats

From a remote cabin deep in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Hockey Night in Canada's Elliotte Friedman launched his final 30 Thoughts column of the season this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Travis Hamonic, Calvin de Haan, Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen, Brock Nelson, NHL Players

BleacherReport

Is Anyone Having a Better 2013-14 Offseason Than the New York Islanders?

The New York Islanders are having a wonderful offseason - a persuasive case can be made that no team has done more to improve itself this summer via trade and free agency - but it On June 5, general manager Garth Snow made the proactive move of acquiring the rights to unrestricted free-agent defenseman Dan Boyle from the San Jose Sharks for a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Evgeni Nabokov, Garth Snow, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, San Jose Sharks, Dan Boyle, NHL Pacific Division

Lighthouse Hockey

[Bits] NHL's cap ceiling teams claim they're just fine, thanks

I've made the points that it's not quite necessary -- the defense could use a major added piece, but adding a middle pair piece would likely be lateral moves at best -- and in any case, it's easier said than done.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

Grabovski and Kulemin: GMs like depth, coaches like options, players like continuity

Player management is a constant balance of what's good for an organization and what's good for the players who are delivering an organization's best current results.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, John Tavares, Frans Nielsen, NHL Players

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Rat Trick

Morning Links: 2009 Draft, Mark Recchi, Dmitry Kulikov

Feb 8, 2014; Uniondale, NY, USA; New York Islanders center John Tavares controls the puck in front of Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon during the second period of a game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, John Tavares, NHL Atlantic Division, NHL Players, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Nathan MacKinnon

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

Could the 2014-15 Islanders Be Spelled Without Anders?

A bevy of free agent signings by the Islanders could mean another season in a Sound Tigers uniform for young Anders Lee.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anders Lee, NHL Players, Garth Snow, Josh Bailey, Frans Nielsen, Eric Boulton

Thu Jul 17, 2014

CBS Local

Friedman: Islanders Better Not Play Games With Their Best Young Players

It's at this point that we begin to speculate and look ahead to training camps that will commence in September.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Garth Snow, Ryan Strome, Josh Bailey, Brock Nelson, Griffin Reinhart, NHL Players

Lighthouse Hockey

Got physicality? Or is the Islanders' internal competition, puck-transition blueline enough?

As many longtime readers know, through an accident of birth or poor parenting I follow two NHL teams closely.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Travis Hamonic, Ryan Strome, Matt Donovan, Lubomir Visnovsky, Brock Nelson, NHL Players

Newsday

For Islanders' Ryan Strome, nothing is a given

Ryan Strome turned 21 on Friday, right in the middle of the Islanders' prospect camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ryan Strome, NHL Players, John Tavares, Frans Nielsen, Matt Martin, Colin McDonald

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

Retro Game Thread: Islanders Vs Canucks Game 4 1982

Come tune in and enjoy a classic, when men were men and John Tonelli was the biggest badass on the entire continent.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anders Lee, NHL Atlantic Division, NHL Players

The Miami Herald

Isles, de Haan agree on 3-year deal

Studio owner Julie Jacko teaches a class recently as instructor Michelle Abreu assists during a class at Barre Motion in South Beach.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Calvin de Haan, Casey Cizikas, NHL Players

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

Calvin de Haan, Casey Cizikas Re-Signed by New York Islanders

The New York Islanders announced new contracts for their two remaining restricted free agents, with Calvin de Haan signing a three-year deal worth a reported $5.9 million, and Casey Cizikas signing a two-year deal worth $2 million .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Calvin de Haan, Casey Cizikas, NHL Players

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