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3 hrs ago | SLAM! Sports

NHL notes: Islanders could keep first-round pick

New York Islanders General Manager Garth Snow at the announcement that the NHL's New York Islanders will move to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn from 2015 in New York October 24, 2012.

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Related Topix: Sports, Garth Snow, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Thomas Vanek, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison, Matt Moulson

8 hrs ago | Lighthouse Hockey

IIHF World Championship: Colin McDonald Joins Nelson, Donovan for Team USA

It's a surprise to see them select McDonald, who had 18 points in 70 NHL games this past season in a mostly third- and fourth-line role.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colin McDonald, NHL Atlantic Division, NHL Players

12 hrs ago | MSNBC

Report: Isles likely to give 2015 first-rounder to Sabres

Not official yet, but it sounds as though the New York Islanders are going to keep the fifth overall pick at this year's draft and send their 2015 first-rounder - a potential lottery ticket to the Connor McDavid-Jack Eichel sweepstakes - to Buffalo as compensation for the Thomas Vanek trade.

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Related Topix: Sports, Garth Snow, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Thomas Vanek, Doug Weight, NHL Players

17 hrs ago | Lighthouse Hockey

Islanders News: Bridgeport prepares for final weekend; sad Frans; NHL playoff bits

Not much new about the Isles -- here are some practice updates as Bridgeport enters its final weekend with a new Swede line, and here is an official site bit about John Tavares' career year -- so maybe enjoy a video of a very sad Frans Nielsen in his season-ending scrum: Meanwhile, the playoffs last night were mostly excellent, continuing the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, John Tavares, Andrew MacDonald, Frans Nielsen, NHL Players, Keith Jones, St. Louis Blues

Thu Apr 17, 2014

News Times

The New York Islanders sent Kevin Poulin here at the beginning of March. He needed a chance to play a lot, at least for a few games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Anders Nilsson, NHL Hockey, Kevin Poulin, NHL Atlantic Division, NHL Players

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

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

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

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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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

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