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13 hrs ago | Eye On Isles

Oshawa Generals to Retire John Tavares' Number

May 3, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; New York Islanders center John Tavares takes the ice before playing the Pittsburgh Penguins in game two of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Eye On Isles

New York Islanders All Time Team: Part I-"The Centers"

Jan 6, 2014; Uniondale, NY, USA; A view of the ice before the start of the game between the New York Islanders and the Dallas Stars at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division

Broad Street Buzz

Breaking Down The Shorthanded Goals Allowed By Flyers

The Flyers have boasted one of the top power play units in the NHL. Last season, the eighth-ranked power play had a pension of giving up shorthanded goals.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Claude Giroux, NHL Players, Mark Streit, Jakub Voracek, Frans Nielsen

The Globe and Mail

Senators sign goaltender Robin Lehner to three-year extension

Ottawa Senators goalie Robin Lehner dives for the puck as the New York Islanders score on a shot from Frans Nielsen during third period NHL action Friday November 1, 2013 in Ottawa.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Robin Lehner, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison, NHL Atlantic Division, Frans Nielsen

The Independent & Free Press

Dskate arms players with education and inspiration

New York Islander Cory Conacher talks with players at the Dskate summer hockey camp at the Milton Sports Centre on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Cory Conacher, NHL Players

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

Stat Wars: It's all about gathering intelligence toward victory. Period.

Probably the last thing any hockey fan wants to read right now is yet another chapter in the manufactured "stat wars."

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Lighthouse Hockey

Zeitgeist: Sharks see Ice Girls as final piece of Stanley Cup puzzle

San Jose thinks it has found the missing ingredient to get back into the Western Conference's elite: Lots of girls with shovels.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sports Media 101

Report: Buffalo Sabres Sign Bryan Trottier as Assistant Coach

Sabres 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Buffalo Sabres as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryan Trottier, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

Ryan O'Reilly and RFA/Arbitration Threats: Or, anxiety averted by John Tavares

When the Colorado Avalanche and Ryan O'Reilly finally came to an agreement and avoided arbitration this month, I thought of the anxiety the New York Islanders have been fortunate to avoid with their best player, and I was reminded of a familiar threat from a familiar agency... "I said to Joe, 'If you win, you also lose,' and that everybody would ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Ryan O'Reilly, NHL Players, John Tavares, Matt Duchene, Gabriel Landeskog

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Eye On Isles

Ten Must Watch Islanders Games this Season

Dec 14, 2013; Uniondale, NY, USA; A general view of the ice before the game between the New York Islanders and the Montreal Canadiens at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Garth Snow, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

Comparing CF% to penalties drawn/taken

It seems obvious that the more a team controls possession at even-strength, the more they should be on the power play and less they should be killing penalties, right? Let's look at teams above 54% and below 46% in CF% the past three seasons, and compare that to the opportunities they received on the PP and the times they were shorthanded .

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Lighthouse Hockey

On GMs and Agents: When it's personal, it's unproductive

Player agents have many tasks. Deciding which teams their clients should consider based on whether the GM is nice shouldn't be one of them.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, NHL Southeast Division, Garth Snow, Kyle Okposo, Mike Milbury, NHL Players, Jaroslav Halak

CBS Local

Friedman: Enough Excuses - Isles Must Return To Playoffs This Season

Every team strives to make the playoffs and win the Stanley Cup. Delusional or not, that's always the goal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Travis Hamonic, Garth Snow, Calvin de Haan, John Tavares, Griffin Reinhart, NHL Players

WAPT-TV Jackson

NHL roundup: Canadiens, Eller reach agreement

No financial details were released, but the Montreal Gazette reported the total value to be $14 million.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, P.K Subban, Rene Bourque, NHL Players, Kevin Poulin, NHL Atlantic Division

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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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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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

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

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