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54 min ago | Lighthouse Hockey

Postseason Fodder: On Matt Donovan and Jake Gardiner

Jake Gardiner has been a higher offensive producer than Matt Donovan in the NCAA, AHL and the NHL, but both are 23-year-old offensive-oriented defensemen who experienced a similar phenomenon for young players: Being leashed, fearing mistakes, and having to "earn" the trust of coaches to fully pursue their roving ways.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Donovan, NHL Players, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Ryan Strome, Brock Nelson, Pierre-Marc Bouchard, NHL Hockey

7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Isles' Travis Hamonic: 'I Don't Think We're Far Off At All'

Roster shake-ups and injuries made the headlines, most notably the trade of popular forward Matt Moulson to Buffalo, and the loss of star captain John Tavares, who had his season wrecked by a torn knee ligament sustained in the Sochi Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Travis Hamonic, NHL Players, John Tavares, Kyle Okposo, Lubomir Visnovsky, Radek Martinek

9 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

Philadelphia Flyers improve defensive future with Tuesday signings

The Philadelphia Flyers made some moves Tuesday to improve their defensive future by giving contracts to Andrew MacDonald and prospect Shayne Gostisbehere.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Philadelphia Flyers, Andrew MacDonald, NHL Players

13 hrs ago | Newsday

John Tavares talks chemistry, younger players, coaching and more

John Tavares discusses his season-ending knee injury during a press conference at Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, John Tavares, NHL Players, Ryan Strome, Casey Cizikas, Brock Nelson, Thomas Vanek

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Gallant realizes dream

The Summerside native, after playing 204 games in the minors, realized a childhood dream of playing an NHL regular-season game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division

Connecticut Post

With Islanders' season over, familiar faces back with Sound Tigers

When John Persson joined the New York Islanders last month to make his NHL debut, he didn't have to introduce himself to many people.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Travis Hamonic, Cal Clutterbuck, Matt Donovan, Johan Sundstrom, Brock Nelson, NHL Players

Lighthouse Hockey

Expanded List: Analysis of OHL forwards going top-10 in NHL drafts...

Here are all of the OHL forwards drafted top-10 since 2003. The majority of top NHL forward prospects have come through the OHL in recent seasons, including six 1st overall picks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

CBS Local

Capellini: Capuano Spared Means Snow Knows He Failed The Islanders

Don't look so down, Jack. You get to keep your job. You have basically been cleared of wrongdoing.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Garth Snow, Ryan Strome, Ryan Pulock, Kyle Okposo, Brock Nelson, NHL Players

Lighthouse Hockey

Post Draft Lottery Trade Proposal

Oilers get high end WHL D man to pair with Darnell Nurse , with + 1 year of development post draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, Darnell Nurse, NHL Players, NHL Hockey

Lighthouse Hockey

Islanders News: Tavares staying put, Pulock debuts, Visnovsky not retiring, lottery day

Well now that's why it keeps breaking, silly. You can't light those one-pieces on fire like you could the wood ones back in Bossy's day.

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Related Topix: Sports, Scott Stevens, NHL Players, NHL Hockey

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS Sports

Flyers lock up D MacDonald with reported $30M deal

The Philadelphia Flyers had some business to take care of before the playoffs begin; signing defenseman Andrew MacDonald to a contract extension .

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Pronger, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Philadelphia Flyers, Andrew MacDonald, Ryan McDonagh, New York Rangers

The Washington Post

Flyers goalie Steve Mason iffy for playoffs

In this Jan. 18, 2014 file photo, Philadelphia Flyers' Steve Mason faces the action during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Claude Giroux, Ray Emery, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, Andrew MacDonald

ESPN

Burnside: 4 deadline deals with playoff payoff

The bottom line is that few people like to play against the pesky Ott, who cut his teeth in Dallas and earned the captain's C in Buffalo when Thomas Vanek was traded earlier in the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Thomas Vanek, NHL Players, Marian Gaborik, New York Rangers, Rick Nash, Brad Richards

Examiner.com

Islanders win final game in shootout

The New York Islanders played their final game of the regular season against the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday April 13th at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Brock Nelson, NHL Players, Anders Lee, Frans Nielsen, Buffalo Sabres

Examiner.com

Philadelphia Flyers sign Andrew MacDonald to $30 million contract extension

The team announced on Tuesday morning they have re-signed defenseman Andrew MacDonald to a "multi-year contract extension."

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Related Topix: Sports, Luke Schenn, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Andrew MacDonald, NHL Atlantic Division, Philadelphia Flyers

BleacherReport

2014 NHL Free Agents: Projecting Landing Spots for Hockey's Biggest Stars

The culmination of the 2013-14 NHL regular season has many fans ready for the playoffs, but there are many other franchises and , goalie Ryan Miller and defenseman Andrew MacDonald eligible to become unrestricted free agents during the offseason, the landscape of the NHL could change drastically as these players land long-term deals.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Ryan Miller, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, Andrew MacDonald, Thomas Vanek

BleacherReport

NHL Draft Lottery 2014: Updated Odds for Hockey's No. 1 Overall Pick

The 2013-14 regular season is officially over in the NHL , which means playoff beards are right around the corner.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Bobby Ryan, NHL Players, Ilya Kovalchuk

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Too Many Men On The Site

2014 Draft Lottery: Islanders Can't Win For Losing

With the 2014 NHL regular season officially history, the fourteen clubs without a playoff dance partner will now turn their attention to Tuesday's Draft Lottery.

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Related Topix: Sports, Garth Snow, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Thomas Vanek, NHL Players, Ilya Kovalchuk

The State

Isles have strong finish to disappointing season

Roster shake-ups and injuries made the headlines, most notably the trade of popular forward Matt Moulson to Buffalo, and the loss of star captain John Tavares, who had his season wrecked by a torn knee ligament sustained in the Sochi Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Travis Hamonic, Anders Lee, Brock Nelson, Thomas Vanek, Thomas Hickey, NHL Players

CBS Local

Garth Snow: Isles Will Retain Jack Capuano As Head Coach

Head coach Jack Capuano of the New York Islanders gestures from the bench as he speaks in front of Josh Bailey #12 in third-period action in an NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on March 4, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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

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