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27 min ago | 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

1 hr ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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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

MSNBC

It's New York Islanders Day at PHT

Throughout the month of August, PHT will be dedicating a day to all 30 NHL clubs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mikhail Grabovski, Garth Snow, Lubomir Visnovsky, Brock Nelson, T.J Brennan, NHL Players

Lighthouse Hockey

[Bits] My God! The Dukes are going to corner the entire frozen orange juice market

Are you sick of the petty, childish name-calling nonsense between mainstream hockey writers and bloggers or other fans that seems to happen on a daily basis? So am I .

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

Islanders land new owner -- in two years

The New York Islanders play in their home arena, the Nassau Coliseum, in Uniondale, NY.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

Corsi + Corsi Rel chart for top 30 defensemen in combined stats

For this chart I added up Corsi and Corsi Rel and found all of the defensemen over 10 , plus one defenseman , who was slightly below.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Newsday

Fans mixed on Wang's sale of Islanders

In North Hempstead construction work on The L.I.E./I-495 WB between x39/Glen Cove Rd and x35/Shelter Rock Rd in North Hills In North Hempstead construction work on The L.I.E./I-495 WB between x39/Glen Cove Rd and x35/Shelter Rock Rd in North Hills In Jericho road construction.

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Lighthouse Hockey

Trainer believes John Tavares, Kyle Okposo will give the league nightmares

Given their ages and maturation, you should expect New York Islanders first-liners John Tavares and Kyle Okposo to be in the best shape of their lives.

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Bradenton.com

Charles Wang to sell Islanders

Charles Wang has a deal in place to eventually transfer ownership of the New York Islanders to a group led by Jon Ledecky, the team announced Tuesday.

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Too Many Men On The Site

The First Annual DiPietro Award

Feb 11, 2013; Uniondale, NY, USA; New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro looks back on his missed save during the third period against the Carolina Hurricanes at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

Even-strength goals-per-game (of sorts) chart WHL/OHL 1st round forwards 2003-2014

If you find it difficult to view the chart on this FanPost , here is the direct LINK to it: I took even-strength goals-per-game for OHL/WHL forwards drafted 2003-2014 , weighted a little towards %top-5 scoring , then slightly factored in each of the following: age, height, team-goals, and EV points-per-game.... This is not quite complete.

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