Found July 11, 2013 on
Were you one of the over 5,000 fans who packed the Coliseum tonight? What a great night for Isles fans and their families. Even some of the writers and their families.
I arrived a little early and was worried that the Coliseum would end up looking like a Tuesday night in February during a snow storm. But shortly after, the seats filled up, and up and up. Maybe they were all taking advantage...
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With prospect camp going on this week out at The Nassau Coliseum, I thought it would be a good idea to run a series on the top ten prospects in the Islanders' system. I am going to start with some honorable mentions in this article, then go from ten to one, revealing one player a week until I reveal number one. This will lead up to the week training camp opens in September....
Just as Matt Moulson did, Josh Bailey has filed for salary arbitration after he was extended his qualifying offer.
I would normally be nervous or upset with this sort of thing, however, after learning that it (could be) should be just a part of 'the process,' I'm not going to read too much into it this time.
Josh Bailey wants to be here, the Islanders want him to...
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By Christian Arnold (@CA_NYHockey)
On Thursday night, following the prospect scrimmage and skill competition, I had the chance to catch up with defensive prospect Scott Mayfield. The 20-year-old played two seasons of college hockey with the Denver University Pioneers before making the jump to pro hockey in the spring.
Mayfield played six...
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There was some hockey in July last night at The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, as the Islanders held their annual "orange vs. blue" prospect scrimmage last night. Over five thousand Islander fans came out last night to the old barn...
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Just wanted to touch on some Isles news the last two days.
1. Yesterday, the Isles agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Cal Clutterbuck on a 4-year, 11 million dollar deal. The Isles acquired Clutterbuck at the draft along with a third...