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3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Bettman: Long Island Could Have Kept the Isles

National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday that Nassau County has itself to blame for the New York Islanders' impending move out of town.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division

13 hrs ago | Providence Friars

McDonald `07 To Play for Team USA At The IIHF Men's World Championship

Former Providence College men's hockey standout Colin McDonald '07 has been named to the U.S. Men's National Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship May 9-25 in Minsk, Belarus.

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

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

Zeitgeist: New NHL program allows sport fisherman to hunt, trap Matt Cooke

NEW YORK _ The National Hockey League is expected to unveil a controversial plan today that would allow professional fishermen to track down and trap dangerous Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke as a result of a vicious recent attack that has left hockey players, fans and tourists feeling threatened.

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Related Topix: Wildlife, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, NHL Hockey

Lighthouse Hockey

Wednesday Playoff Thread: PIT-CBJ, ANA-DAL, STL-CHI

Not sure how many of you folks desire a playoff watching thread , but here's a chat room for Wednesday night's game, with horrifyingly feature a Ducks lineup without Teemu Selanne .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Teemu Selanne, NHL Players

CBS Local

Bettman To Francesa: Interest Level In Purchasing Islanders Is High

The Islanders may have a new owner soon, at least that's the read NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has on the situation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Thomas Vanek, NHL Players

TwinCities

Minnesota Wild: Nino Niederreiter replaces Matt Cooke on checking line

Minnesota's Nino Niederreiter skates during a game against the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 18, 2014 in Uniondale, New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nino Niederreiter, NHL Players, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Atlantic Division, Colorado Avalanche, Gabriel Landeskog, Nathan MacKinnon

Lighthouse Hockey

Islanders News: Wrapping up Bridgeport's injury- and callup-riddled season

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers held their debriefings and breakups this week, so Michael Fornabaio in the Connecticut Post has a wrap on their season : "The challenge all year for the Sound Tigers was to translate a young and ever-changing roster into a successful team."

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

On Braden Holtby: Should the New York Islanders take Washington's goalie...and goalie coach?

What really happened to Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby this year? And would the New York Islanders truly have interest in rescuing him? Here is the Capitals' former goalie coach, discussing why he was let go last summer, as quoted in Katie Carerra's autopsy of the Capitals for the Washington Post : "Adam did not agree with how I coach, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Braden Holtby, NHL Players, Evgeni Nabokov, NHL Atlantic Division, NHL Southeast Division

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Connecticut Post

The usual conversations on days like Monday in the Bridgeport Sound Tigers' dressing room are good wishes for the summer, memories of the season past, looking forward to getting back together in September.

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Related Topix: Sports, John Persson, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Joe Finley, Aaron Ness, Chris Bruton, Brock Nelson

TSN.ca

NHL Play of the Year Showdown: Crosby vs. Gustavsson

TSN.ca's NHL Play of the Year showdown continues today with a man who's spent most of his career on highlight reels and a goalie actually "reaching back" for a save.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Jonas Gustavsson, Cory Emmerton, NHL Players, Anders Nilsson

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Too Many Men On The Site

Why the Islanders have the bleakest future in the NHL

The 2013-2014 season was abysmal for the New York Islanders. At the start of the season, the Islanders and their fans had a lot to look forward to.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Garth Snow, NHL Players, John Tavares, Thomas Vanek, Travis Hamonic, Kyle Okposo

Lighthouse Hockey

Easter Hockey Bits: Bridgeport season ends without a goal

Yesterday, the Blues and Avalanche went up 2-0 in their respective series, while Columbus tied up the series with Pittsburgh 1-1.

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Newsday

Former Islanders Andrew MacDonald, Mark Streit find their place with Flyers

Andrew MacDonald and Mark Streit served the Islanders well after arriving on Long Island via different routes in the 2008-09 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Andrew MacDonald, NHL Players, Travis Hamonic, Garth Snow, Mike Milbury, Mark Streit

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Connecticut Post

After 76 games, 65 players and 11 shutout losses, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers' season ended Saturday with a 2-0 loss at the XL Center.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Kyle Burroughs, NHL Players, Ryan Pulock, NHL Hockey, Brock Nelson, Colin McDonald

Lighthouse Hockey

2014 NHL Playoff Pick 'em: Colorado Avalanche vs. Minnesota Wild [Saturday playoff thread]

Saturday features three NHL playoff series playing their Games 2, with start times spanning from 3 p.m. EDT to 9 p.m. .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, P.A Parenteau, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Players, Nino Niederreiter

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Perseverance pays off for Gallant

The 25-year-old Summerside native recently made his NHL debut with the New York Islanders, and indications are that his four-game stint went well.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, John Tavares, NHL Atlantic Division, NHL Players, George Parros, NHL Northeast Divison, Montreal Canadiens, Nathan MacKinnon

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

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

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

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

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