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3 hrs ago | Lighthouse Hockey

[Bits] Shrimps on the barbie, beers in the cooler, hockey in the air

The Oilers re-signed defenseman Justin Schultz to a new one-year, $4-plus million deal on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Justin Schultz, Craig MacTavish, NHL Players

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

That Time Brad Isbister and Brad Ference Engaged in a Water Bottle Fight

This came up in comments a few weeks ago, and after asking around a bit I didn't get any better info or memories on the circumstances.

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Eye On Isles

Why Frans Nielsen Should Not Be Traded

Oct 25, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen is congratulated by goalie Kevin Poulin after scoring a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period at the CONSOL Energy Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Frans Nielsen, NHL Players, Ryan Strome, Brock Nelson, Mikhail Grabovski, Nikolai Kulemin

Examiner.com

Added motivation as Islanders get ready for last season in Nassau Coliseum

In less than a month the New York Islanders will not only start another season in the Nassau Coliseum, but they will be playing their last season in the Coliseum before moving to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the 2015-2016 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Eric Boulton, NHL Players

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Too Many Men On The Site

NHL News and Links - Quick Shifts: August 30th Edition

Apr 13, 2014; Buffalo, NY, USA; New York Islanders center Brock Nelson looks to make a pass during the third period against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brock Nelson, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Howlin Hockey

Arizona Coyotes 2014-2015 Season Preview: The New York Islanders

Oct 8, 2013; Uniondale, NY, USA; New York Islanders center John Tavares plays the puck between Phoenix Coyotes left wing Lauri Korpikoski and Phoenix Coyotes right wing Shane Doan during the second period of a game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Phoenix Coyotes, Shane Doan, Lauri Korpikoski, NHL Players, John Tavares, NHL Atlantic Division

Lighthouse Hockey

The 2014-15 LHH Meetup and Road Trip Thread

To the extent we've tried it, we at Lighthouse Hockey have had decent success meeting up with other community members for games, putting real faces and "real" names to online personas.

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Dallas Morning News

Greatest Hits: Veteran sportswriter preaches patience to angry fans and might have been rightfor once

Because the Pulitzer committee didn't accept my request to open a category for "Observations," we'll try to honor some of the "great work" of the past here.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, John Tavares, NHL Players, Detroit Red Wings, Stephen Weiss, Mike Babcock, Dallas Stars

Too Many Men On The Site

2014-15 NHL season preview: New York Islanders

With a .500 or better record in just 7 seasons of their last 25 seasons, it's really hard to put a positive spin on the New York Islanders outside of a select few bright spots.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, John Tavares, NHL Players, Mikhail Grabovski, Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen, Brock Nelson

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Eye On Isles

Matt Martin: The Most Expendable Islander?

Jan 21, 2014; New York, NY, USA; New York Islanders left wing Matt Martin celebrates a goal against the New York Rangers during the first period at Madison Square Garden.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Matt Martin, NHL Players, Garth Snow, Cory Conacher, Cal Clutterbuck, Casey Cizikas

Lighthouse Hockey

Excerpt from Soccer book "The Numbers Game" about measuring defense.

"Non-occurances of events appear generally less salient, memorable or informative than occurrences.... As a result, people discount causes that are absent and augment the importance of causes that are present .

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Lighthouse Hockey

Source: NHL to have two teams in each state by 2042

The world's premier hockey league will expand to over 100 member clubs in the new two decades, says NHL insider.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Toronto Star

Maple Leafs: Carlyle accepts Challenge as team braces for change

Leafs forward Nazem Kadri dumps a bucket of icy Gatorade on coach Randy Carlyle as part of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday at the MasterCard Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Toronto Maple Leafs, Nazem Kadri, NHL Players, Jake Gardiner, Mikhail Grabovski, Nikolai Kulemin

Examiner.com

Ottawa Senators sign goaltender Craig Anderson to a 3-year extension

Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators makes the third period stop against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 8, 2014 in Uniondale, New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Craig Anderson, NHL Players, Clarke Macarthur, Robin Lehner, NHL Northeast Divison, NHL Atlantic Division

Lighthouse Hockey

NYI 4-year charts for Corsi, etc.

I am working on charts of NYI vs. each Metro team's top-9 forwards, using data of 4-year average, but while I do that, here are a couple charts looking at Isles' top-9 options heading into the 2014-15 season.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

New York Islanders 2014-15: An 'Abstract' Preview

It's been an odd summer for New York Islanders fans in that outside observers, to say nothing of the fans themselves, are predicting good things for the team in 2014-15.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ryan Strome, John Tavares, Frans Nielsen, Brock Nelson, NHL Players, Matt Donovan

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

[Bits] Islanders Party, Culture Shock, Summer Grabs, Kids Tournament

Hockey News contributor and blogger Lyle Richardson wondered on Friday if the Islanders new owners can erase the "culture of losing" surrounding the team.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

MSNBC

Fanspeak: Bossy voted greatest Islander in franchise history

This summer, NBC Sports' social media team is conducting the #NHLGreatest initiative, designed for fans to choose the best player in each franchise's history.

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

MSNBC

Under Pressure: Garth Snow

With new ownership in the process of taking over and the Islanders set to move into a new home for 2015-16 , one has to wonder what Mr. Snow is thinking.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Garth Snow, NHL Players, Mikhail Grabovski, John Tavares, T.J Brennan, Nikolai Kulemin

MSNBC

Looking to make the leap: Griffin Reinhart

Reinhart, 20, had 21 points in 45 WHL games this past season while adding 13 points in 21 playoff games captaining the Oil Kings to a Memorial Cup victory in London, Ontario.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Griffin Reinhart, NHL Players, Garth Snow, Max Reinhart, Calgary Flames, NHL Northwest Division

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