5 hrs ago
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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9 hrs ago
[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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Hockey in Brooklyn
The 2nd game ever at the Barclays Center takes place on Sept. 26, vs the Devils .
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.
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)
[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.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
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.
For Islanders' Ryan Strome, nothing is a given
Ryan Strome turned 21 on Friday, right in the middle of the Islanders' prospect camp.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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 .
Isles' nice offseason continues with Calvin de Haan deal
So, the New York Islanders made a wise move with their 23-year-old defenseman: They bought three years of restricted free agency for a little less than $6 million and guaranteed that he'd cost less than $2 million against the cap through 2016-17.
Ho-Sang Elite in Even-strength Assists-per-60 Statistic
Even-strength assists-per-60, among CHL players with 45+ EV points this season: 2.06 Bennett OHL 1.86 Ho-Sang OHL 1.76 Draisaitl WHL 1.76 SReinhart WHL .... 1.67 Spenser Watson OHL** 1.66 Ehlers QMJHL 1.58 Fabbri OHL 1.39 Goldobin OHL 1.34 Dal Colle OHL 1.31 Chase De Leo WHL** 1.30 Ritchie OHL 1.29 Brayden Point WHL** 1.01 Virtanen WHL So 1.86 puts ... (more)
Islanders News: Donovan, Gallant take QOs? Classic NHL calls, good and bad
The top 30 hockey calls of all-time, allegedly in some sort of order , but you might want to skip past the first one, and I don't know how #29 isn't higher, considering it was Canada's "Do you believe in miracles?" moment: Aside: I happened to be in the car on a long road trip during #24, Joel Ward's Game 7 OT goal for Washington.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
What About Goalie Depth?
Pretty set for the season on offense and certainly set in depth and developing Pretty set with starting and back up goalie, but what about the goalie of the future?? The Islanders and Snow have a hobpog collection of late daft pics and AHL UFA's, but none appear to be anything other then AHL swap outs.
Hashtag Isles: Camp Anawanna
Watching the Isles Blue & White scrimmage.Nice to see so many people come out..be sure to hang around after the game! pic.twitter.com/QJjq5F4nsM Persson was at camp but not in the scrimmage.