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Islanders' fourth line outplays all of Avs' lines in win

Indeed, fans in New York believe their Islanders can recapture the club's glory days of the early 1980s, when the Isles won four straight Stanley Cups. Bruce Bennett Getty ImagesNEW YORKThe New York Islanders' fourth line is widely considered one of the NHL's best.Matt Martin, Casey Cizikas and Cal Clutterbuck showed why on Monday night against the Colorado Avalanche.Clutterbuck...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Islanders captain Jonsson has intestinal infection, blood poisoning

Former New York Islanders captain Kenny Jonsson takes a closer look at his plaque as he is inducted into the team's Hall of Fame in 2012. Mike Stobe Getty ImagesFormer New York Islanders captain Kenny Jonsson was diagnosed with an infection in his small intestine earlier this month and is dealing with blood poisoning, according to Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet.Jonsson, who served...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders' Hickey practices, but return is 'still some time away'

New York Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey is making small steps toward returning from injury. Timothy T. Ludwig USA TodayNew York Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey returned to practice on Monday for the first time since suffering a lower-body injury on Oct. 24."He's still some time away," coach Jack Capuano told Newsday of Hickey. "But it's good to have him out there. He went...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders: First Marking Period Grades Are In

Believe it or not, the 2015-16 National Hockey League season is now a quarter percent old. It seems like just yesterday when the New York Islanders were getting ready to christen Barclays Center in Brooklyn as its new home against the Chicago Blackhawks. But alas, 21 games out of 82 have been played and its time to grade the Islanders from top to bottom in the first marking period...
Via Islanders Insight
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Leaked the Hamonic Trade Request?

When Elliot Friedman tweeted last Wednesday that Travis Hamonic requested a trade from the New York Islanders, general manager Garth Snow’s leverage in trade negotiations was greatly reduced. Once the world knew that the defenseman not only asked to be traded by the team, but that he had a very specific list of teams he was willing to go to, his potential suitors were made aware...
Via Islanders Insight
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: “We’re Going to Keep You Around Kid” Edition: 11/24/15

Bryan Trottier’s “Letter to My Younger Self” was published yesterday in the Players Tribune and if you love hockey, the New York Islanders, Bryan Trottier or any combination of the three it’s a definite must read if you missed it. The most refreshing element about Trottier’s piece is that his individual career achievements; the Calder Memorial Trophy, the Art Ross Trophy...
Via Islanders Insight
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: The Islanders appear on The Nightly Show

Check out this clip of New York Islanders’ fourth liner Cal Clutterbuck teaching comedian Mike Yard about hockey (and trash talk along the boards) in this clip from The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. Get More: Comedy Central,Funny Videos,Funny TV Shows Yard, decked out in full John Tavares gear featuring the alternate jersey, seemed enamored with the ability to run people...
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Travis Hamonic requests a trade, Islanders now in a pinch

Travis Hamonic is part of a good defensive core for the New York Islanders. But if he gets his wish, he won’t be for long, as he has requested a trade out of the organization. But before you go thinking that this has anything to do with the Islanders, this is more of a personal issue. Confirming a media report, TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger says that Hamonic is hoping to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
12 days ago  |  Discuss

How to fix the New York Islanders

What is going on with the New York Islanders? That seems to be a popular question throughout the NHL. Despite being in the first wild card spot as of now, the Islanders are not playing playoff hockey. They have not had the start to the season they hoped for and they are in danger of being buried in the strong Eastern Conference if they do not make some changes. The Islanders are...
Via The Sports Quotient
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Islanders: Milestone matchup for Chara, Boychuk

Friday night’s meeting between the Boston Bruins and New York Islanders represented a nice, round number for former teammates Zdeno Chara and Johnny Boychuk. The game was the 1,200th of Chara’s illustrious NHL career — a career that began, coincidentally, when the 38-year-old defenseman made his debut for the Islanders back on Nov. 19, 1997 — and the 400th for Boychuk...
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The Islanders are wasting a roster spot on Eric Boulton

The New York Islanders have signed 39-year-old enforcer Eric Boulton today, to a one-year contract per the team’s official Twitter account.  #Isles Transaction: Eric Boulton has agreed to a terms on a one-year contract. — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) October 13, 2015   Boulton will be entering his 20th season playing pro hockey, which is amazing considering his...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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