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Share Things are different in the Islanders locker room this year. While they are at 4-6-2, the same record they held through 12 games last year, expectations are high and goals need to be ac...

Who Will The Islanders Choose?

The “showcase” on Monday night against the Boston Bruins didn’t quite work out for Evgeni Nabokov and the Islanders brass.  Supposedly, the goal was to showcase Nabokov to other teams in hopes that Nabokov would have a stellar performance and would become a commodity on the trade market.  The showcase quickly went downhill after Nabokov gave up three early goals and was pulled...

Mike Augello: Leafs interested in Nabokov??

Long time NHL reporter Chris Botta is reporting this morning that the possibility exists that the Leafs could make a play for goaltender Evgeni Nabokov, in the wake of the injury to James Reimer and the inability of Jonas Gustavsson to play consistently. Botta poses the question whether Isles GM Garth Snow would want to trade the veteran goalie inside the Eastern Conference...

Grabner coming into his own

Share When Michael Grabner steps onto the ice for any shift, eyes gravitate towards him. From the way he skates, to the plays he makes with his speed, he helps create offensive chances. &l...

Daniel Paille Takes a Steve Staios Slap Shot to the Face (Video)

NHL players are grown men, which means they get to make their own decisions.  While more and more players are opting to wear a shield each year, there are still plenty who refuse.  I’m not here to advocate that the NHL start forcing players to wear shields or a full cage since injuries are not [...]

Will Derek Stepan and Chris Kreider Be The Doug Weight and Tony Amonte Of This Generation?

Doug Weight and Tony Amonte. How I used to cringe throughout the 90’s whenever I saw them dominating the NHL. Both of them the crown jewels of the New York Rangers prospect list in the early 90’s. Both were college bred American born players and both absolute necessary trade chips towards building the 1994 Stanley [...]

Dee Karl: Isles @ Avalanch 9 pm with the Big Cubano!

Like, can I have an Isles win in Colorado for that? Maybe? You think? I know the air is thin and it makes it difficult to play when you're not used to it. Michael Grabner even mentioned it in one of his tweets last night when they landed. Early birthday cake! on Twitpic Tonight Al Montoya finally gets a start in net and Rick will be dressed on the bench. While Mike...

Grabner, Streit & Tavares Listed on NHL All-Star Ballots

Share The National Hockey League announced today that Islanders forwards Michael Grabner and John Tavares, as well as defenseman Mark Streit, will appear on the ballot for the 2012 NHL All-St...

Islanders-Avalanche Preview

Coach Jack Capuano wasn't happy with the effort from some of the New York Islanders in their latest defeat. The Colorado Avalanche are also dealing with growing frustration during their longest skid of the young season. The Islanders will try to beat the Avalanche for a fifth time in a row in the only meeting of the season between these struggling teams Thursday night. New...

Islanders team with Island Harvest

Share With Thanksgiving and the holidays fast approaching, no one should have to be hungry. That’s why the New York Islanders are reaching out to fans who wish to help put food on the t...

Bruins scoring all lined up

If you said that the Bruins top line looked great in Monday's win over the New York Islanders, you'd be correct....

New York Islanders @ Colorado Avalanche

Team Record: 4-6-2 Last Game: 6-2 L vs. BOS Season Series: 0 of 2 Team Record: 7-7-1 Last Game: 5-2 L vs. DET Season Series: 0 of 2 ...
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