Islanders Power Play Rediscovered in 4-2 Victory

Tonight’s Recap It got a little too close for comfort when Dustin Byfuglien cut the lead to one late in the third period but the Islanders held on to come away with their first victory of the season, 4-2 against the Winnipeg Jets. In the first period the Islanders must have felt like they squandered an opportunity failing on three consecutive power plays but in the final minute...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Vs. Blackhawks Pre-Game: Looking To Get Even

New York Islanders (0-0-1) AT Chicago Blackhawks (1-1-0): Game 2 of 82 When: Saturday, October 10, 2015Where: United Center, Chicago, IllinoisTime: 8:30 p.m. ETTV: MSG+2 (Jiggs McDonald, Butch Goring)Radio: WNYE 91.5 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM and WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker) The New York Islanders take to the windy city of Chicago as they play their first road game of the 2015...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders duo lights up Empire State Building

New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy and forward Brock Nelson did their best to put fans in the proper spirit on Thursday by combining to flip the switch for a ceremonial lighting of the Empire State Building.The Islanders duo traveled to the 103rd floor of the famous landmark, which soon became orange and blue to honor the team before Friday's season-opening game against the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders And Barclays Announce Festivities

The New York Islanders and Barclays Center today announced plans for tomorrow night’s inaugural and historic regular season home opener against the Chicago Blackhawks. The two are going to party with fans like it’s 1999 – I’m not even a little sorry for using that reference – with tons of activities for young and old alike going on throughout the evening. Please see below...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Barclays Bits And Bites: A Night In Brooklyn

Last night, the New York Islanders defeated the New Jersey Devils 2-1 in their second pre-season game in a new era of Brooklyn hockey. Brock Nelson (shorthanded) and Travis Hamonic, off a delicious dish from captain John Tavares, scored the New York goals while Kevin Poulin would only allow a Lee Stempniak marker in his two periods of play. The Good Travis Hamonic played a game...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Islanders bedevil the Devils Edition: 9/24/15

The Islanders continued their perfect preseason at the Barclays Center with a 2-1 win over the Devils last night. Brock Nelson scored a short-handed goal in his first preseason game while Travis Hamonic scored the game-winner. “I think we’re a hard-working group, we don’t take things for granted,” John Tavares said. Nelson took advantage of goalie Cory Schneider’s mistake...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders See Familiar Foe For Second Pre-Season Tilt

Who’s more ready for this evening’s pre-season game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn? The Devils or the Islanders? New Jersey makes their third trip to the boro as the teams continue to prepare and ready themselves for official puck drop on the 2015-16 season, now just over two short weeks away. The Devils might know the area and building just as well, if not better, than the Islanders...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Out To Change Perceptions; Send Ho-Sang Home

The Islanders have spoken…loud and clear. Their message? Follow the rules or else. Today, Josh Ho-Sang felt the wrath of Islanders management when he showed up late to his first day of training camp, and was immediately sent back to Niagara of the OHL, his Junior team. Will this stunt his growth? Hopefully not. Hopefully it will spur him on to be even more serious. The Islanders...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Mid-Day Top Shelf 09/18/2015: Gang’s All Here

Hail! Hail! The gang’s all here! Camp has finally opened for the Islanders today! Just three weeks from today the Islanders will open the 2015-16 season. Keep watching our page, as Andy Graziano will have pictures and interviews from camp at Ice Works today! Some news from yesterday; Michael Grabner‘s tenure with the Islanders came to an end. Grabner had an excellent career with...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Exploring Islanders’ Newest Prospects From Grabner Deal

Maybe Garth Snow was waiting for Brock Nelson to arrive to make sure he can finalize the roster. But, once he arrived in camp the Isles made a move. The Islanders sent Michael Grabner to Toronto for forwards >Taylor Beck and Carter Verhaeghe, defensemen Matthew Finn and Tom Nilsson, and goaltender Christopher Gibson. To fill Grabner’s loss, the Islanders signed former Devils...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Nelson agrees to 3 year deal

  Just a day after we wondered just what was going on with Brock Nelson and the New York Islanders, the two sides struck an agreement. With training camp set to open today, the two sides hammered out a deal late Wednesday night, agreeing to a three-year, $7.5 million deal for the restricted free agent. The Islanders had a self-imposed deadline on a contract, meaning that if a deal...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders re-sign Brock Nelson to 3-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Islanders re-signed center Brock Nelson to a three-year contract Wednesday. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed. The 23-year-old Nelson had 20 goals and 22 assists in 82 regular-season games last season and added two goals in seven playoff games. As a rookie in 2013-14, the former University of North Dakota player had 14 goals and 12 assists...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Developing: Islanders Sign Brock Nelson

Retweeted Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday): #Isles and Brock Nelson have agreed on a three-year, $7 million deal. — nhlfreeagents (@NHLFREEAGENTS) September 17, 2015The New York Islanders have signed Brock Nelson to a three-year contract.
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Brocking News: Nelson Signs, Will Be In Camp

The New York Islanders reached an agreement today with their last remaining free agent, Brock Nelson, to an extension that will see the young star  join his teammates tomorrow for player physicals in advance of Friday’s initial on-ice sessions at Ice Works in Syosset. The deal is for three years worth 7 million dollars. Nelson, 23, had played out his entry-level contract and declined...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

LOCKER: Nelson Countdown Is On…And Very Real

The New York Islanders Brock Nelson is in real danger of missing the 2015-16 NHL season due to a contract stalemate with general manager Garth Snow. Islanders Insight has learned, through a reliable source, that last season, Nelson and his agent, Ron Salcer, turned down a 7 year/25 million dollar contract offer (3.57 AAV) from Snow without any further negotiation on their part. Salcer...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders, Nelson in contract stalemate: trade on the horizon?

Oct 30, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) during the game against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center. The Avalanche won 5-0. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY SportsSooner or later, the time was going to come for the New York Islanders where signing some of the young building blocks they have in place would become top priority. That...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Nelson's agent claims he hasn't heard from Isles in six weeks

The agent of restricted free-agent center Brock Nelson declared that he hasn't had any contact from the New York Islanders in quite some time. "We haven't heard from them in six weeks," Nelson's agent Ron Salcer told Arthur Staple of Newsday on Monday. "Garth (Snow, the Islanders' general manager) and I talked six weeks ago after they made an offer, which was nowhere near commensurate...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Brock Nelson Edition 9/14/2015

First, I would like to wish a Happy New Year to of our Jewish readers. Let’s talk about the biggest Isles story we have right now. Frankly it’s the only Isles story. Brock Nelson, oh Brock Nelson. What is going through his mind? We just don’t know. What we DO know is that he has until Thursday to come to terms on a new deal or risk sitting out the season. Islanders’ management...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Clock Ticking Edition 9/10/15

When will next week be now? Soon… Training camp draws ever so close as rookies report this morning for physicals and head-shots before taking the ice tomorrow at Ice Works in Syosset, which for many, marks the beginning of their first professional training camp. The regulars will be in next week, on the 17th, for their meetings with the medical staff and will begin on-ice workouts...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders: The Boys Are Back In Town

Yes, regular season games will be played in Brooklyn at Barclays Center. But it’s clear the New York Islanders will still have a very prominent role on Long Island. Today, players were first photographed and interviewed by Newsday beat writer Arthur Staple upon informal workouts at Ice Works in Syosset. With training camp opening up next Thursday with physicals and the first on...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: 9/8/2015

Islanders training camp is just around the corner as the season quickly approaches. Brock Nelson is still unsigned but one would have to assume that would get taken care of before training camp begins due to Nelson’s lack of leverage. The Islanders will have to start thinking about which of their centers will be best playing on the wing due to their surplus at the position. I would...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: The Forum Edition 9/7/2015

Today is Labor Day in the United States, which really doesn’t mean a whole lot, especially for people who have to work in the retail and restaurant/bar business, but hey, I’m typing this from my kitchen table so I digress. The New York Islanders will report next Thursday for their annual pre-training camp physicals and next Friday it all begins for real with the first on-ice...
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September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Al Arbour Tribute Day 5: 9|4|15

We’ve reached our fifth and final day of our Al Arbour tribute here at Islanders Insight. The great coach himself would probably say it’s time to “get on with the show” and start looking forward to the upcoming season which is set to start next month. We conclude on a Friday, exactly one week after his passing. Arthur Staple reported yesterday that the team will wear a commemorative...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Over/Under: Strome, Nelson, Bailey

We continue our August over/under series with a look at the next trio of Islanders forwards. Give us your thoughts in the comment section below. Ryan Strome : Over/Under 65 points Over: At 22 years of age and after dominating the American Hockey League to the tune of 56 points in 47 games, Strome made the leap to Long Island. After a rocky start to training camp, he ended up...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Full Nelson Edition: 8/15/2015

It was just over a month ago, when I was fully 100% confident of the Islanders signing Brock Nelson to a contract extension. The restricted free agent had played out the terms of his previous deal and needed to put pen to paper with general manager Garth Snow on a new, fresh deal. After Anders Lee got his four-year extension for a modest 3.75 million, that had instilled even more...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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