Found February 21, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
Pierre LeBrun of ESPN answers some rant emails, I give up this year. The Islanders have ripped my heart out and thrown it in the gutter. Hockey gods, have mercy. My take: Honestly, and I’ve said this before, there is no fan I feel more empathy for than those of the Islanders. You talk about loyalty—and heartbreak. I really thought they might get in the playoffs this season. I look at the young core, and I see a team that would be knocking at the playoff door. Isles GM Garth Snow told me a few weeks ago that he had no intention (at least at that point) to move Evgeni Nabokov. But I think now that it’s clear the Isles won’t make the playoffs after Monday afternoon’s horrible loss at home to the Senators—another lost chance at narrowing the gap. So, if I were Snow, I would see what he can get for Nabokov. A second-round pick is a solid return. You can’t let Nabokov walk out the door July 1 and get nothing in return. more rants answered…

Weight fills in for Isles coach Capuano

Doug Weight will fill in as the New York Islanders interim coach for their game at Buffalo on Tuesday night, filling in for Jack Capuano who is sick with the flu. Capuano traveled with the team to Buffalo following the Islanders' 6-0 home loss to Ottawa on Monday afternoon. He was too ill to attend the Islanders skate Tuesday morning, and remained at the team hotel for the game...

Weight serves as head coach in interim

Islanders Sr. Advisor to the General Manager and Assistant Coach Doug Weight will serve as Head Coach in the interim as current Head Coach Jack Capuano is sick with the flu. 

The Eugene Melnyk Radio Tour Carries On

Prior to this afternoon's game against the New York Islanders -- remember, it's a 1pm start -- owner Eugene Melnyk made an appearance on the Fan 590 talking with Roger Lajoie. (Who incidentally also happens to be the Executive VP of Melnyk's St. Mike's Majors.) To listen to the appearance itself, you can check it out on the Fan 590's website. Nevertheless, I&...

John Tavares: Facing expectations and leading a franchise

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Are The Islanders Inching Closer To Playoff Spot? Wait, What?

Presidents' Day, for many teams around the league, is often a day to reflect not only on the history of America's most newsworthy leaders, but to rest up and take stock in their current positions in the standings as the trade deadline approaches. For the Islanders though, this year represents an opportunity for hope. For change. For a chance to move within striking distance...

Islanders to be without head coach Tuesday vs. Sabres

Doug Weight will fill in as the New York Islanders interim coach for their game at Buffalo on Tuesday night, filling in for Jack Capuano who is sick with the flu.

GARTH: Killer Miller

Ryan Miller is in the zone. 31 shots. 30 saves. A half dozen of which were Grade A, primo, point blank chances. Like this gem on Matt Moulson in the dying moments of a 2-1 game, late in the third period: Franz Neilsen had just scored to draw the Islanders to within a goal with a little less than five minutes to play in regulation. There have been times this season that Miller...

New York Islanders (25-26-8) at Buffalo Sabres (25-27-7), 7 p.m. (ET)

A pair of last-place teams will meet for the final time this season, as the New York Islanders head north to visit the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center.

Recap: NY Islanders vs. Ottawa

Erik Karlsson totaled four points on two goals and two assists as Ottawa chased Kevin Poulin before the game was two minutes old and cruised to a 6-0 victory over the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum.

Karlsson, Spezza score 2 goals apiece as Ottawa Senators rout New York Islanders 6-0

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