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Islanders Look to Extend Hot Streak As The Kings Visit Brooklyn

When: Thursday, February 11, 2016 Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY Time: 7:00 PM TV: MSG +  (Howie Rose, Butch Goring) Radio: WNYE 91.5 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM and WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker)     The Islanders will look to gain ground tonight in the Metropolitan division as the Los Angeles Kings come to town. LA took the first meeting between the teams by a score of...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders 3 Stars of the Week

New York Islanders Week Record: 2-2   Danny Pirtle 1. Kyle Okposo 3 G, 3 A, 12 SOG, 1 BLK, +2 2. John Tavares 3 G, 3 A, 18 SOG, 3 BLK, -1 3. Nick Leddy 0 G, 5 A, 4 SOG, 4 BLK, +3   Jake Sheib   1. Kyle Okposo 3 G, 3 A, 12 SOG, 1 BLK, +2 2. John Tavares 3 G, 3 A, 18 SOG, 3 BLK, -1 3. Nick Leddy 0 G, 5 A, 4 SOG, 4 BLK, +3   Vincent Chase   1. Kyle Okposo 3 G, 3 A, 12 SOG, 1 BLK...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders-Blue Jackets Preview

The New York Islanders are brimming with confidence after finishing with their highest goal total in five seasons. They haven't had too much trouble racking up goals against the Columbus Blue Jackets, although they've never faced Joonas Korpisalo. The visiting Islanders look to complete a four-game sweep of the Blue Jackets and make it eight straight meetings without a regulation...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Get Their Wings Clipped in Detroit

Detroit, MI – It was hard to tell where the largest hole was on Saturday afternoon; in the Islanders defense or on the ice sheet itself. In the thick of a playoff race, the New York Islanders traveled to Joe Louis Arena to take on the Red Wings, with whom they are vying for a potential wild card position. Unfortunately, behind poor defense and ineffective offense, the Islanders...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Brace For Important February Full Of Tough Matchups

The All-Star Break is over and the New York Islanders are ready to re-take the ice for the second half of the season. The Washington Capitals have built a big lead in the Metropolitan division, but a strong second half will guarantee New York’s third playoff berth in the last four seasons. New York’s second half slate includes a rough February schedule against some of the best...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight: 10 Things I Think I Think 01/26/16

With last night’s 4-2 loss to the Detroit Red Wings, the New York Islanders have officially entered the All-Star break, possibly in a Wild Card spot for the playoffs. A New Jersey Devils win tonight means the Islanders would drop out of third place in the Metropolitan Division; which probably isn’t what Islanders fans envisioned going into this season. The good news is that the...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: Defense, Tavares Key Victory: 1/23/16

The Islanders avenged a December 5th loss to the Ottawa Senators last night with a solid 5-2 victory in Ottawa. In his first game back from a lower body injury, Travis Hamonic scored the game winning goal in the third and had a helper on John Tavares’s insurance goal later in the period. Coach Jack Capuano was quoted on the Islanders’ website.“He [Hamonic] had a great night...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders at Crossroads Heading to All-Star Break

The Washington Capitals are in complete control of the Metropolitan Division and the Eastern Conference, but the next best team is a subject of debate. The New York Islanders made a name for themselves last season playing an aggressive, up tempo style which lead the franchise to their best record in over 15 years. Without changing too many pieces, New York has not looked the same...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: Cappy and Leddy: 1/16/16

Cappy… USA Hockey announced yesterday that New York Islanders’ Head Coach Jack Capuano has been named an Assistant Coach of Team USA for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Although forever coaching in the shadow of the legendary Al Arbour, Cappy is steadily climbing the ranks of All-Time Islanders coaches in his sixth season. He’s second in franchise history with 189 coaching wins...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Nelson, Leddy rally Islanders to 3-1 win over rival Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) Brock Nelson and Nick Leddy scored 2:24 apart early in the third period to rally the New York Islanders to a 3-1 victory over the crosstown-rival Rangers on Thursday night. Jaroslav Halak stopped 34 shots to beat Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist for the eighth straight time, including five wins with the Islanders. Kyle Okposo added an empty-netter with less than 2...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Leddy Remains Goalless Heading Into 2016

It’s hard to believe that, after a breakthrough inaugural campaign with the New York Islanders, linchpin defenseman Nick Leddy is still searching for his first goal this season as the calendar turns to 2016. In the 2014/15 campaign, Leddy tallied a career-high 10 goals, and equaled his career-high with 37 points. If the Islanders are to cement their place in the upcoming playoff...
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: The New Year Edition: 1/1/16

The New York Islanders started festivities off properly with a 2-1 victory last night in Buffalo. Thomas Greiss had 42 saves, Nikolay Kulemin scored the game winning goal in the third period and the Isles moved back into second place in the Metropolitan Division with the victory. Greiss was sensational again surviving three power plays, including 54 seconds of a 5 on 3, in the first...
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders' Leddy teaches Brooklyn kids the finer points of hockey

Nick Leddy has seen some of the best slap shots the game has to offer.On Tuesday, the New York Islanders defenseman found himself facing the best efforts of 125 kids - ages 8-12 - when he participated in the City Park Foundation's street hockey clinic at Sunset Park in Brooklyn, N.Y.Leddy demonstrated stickhandling, passing and shooting drills with the kids, many of whom had never...
Via Fox Sports
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Bruise Islanders in Brooklyn

Tonight’s Recap What seemed to be an even-handed matchup, with equal parts speed and force, finished as a lowly whimper for the New York Islanders, as they fall 5-2, their first regulation loss at the Barclays Center. Defensive lapses from both the Islanders top line, specifically Captain John Tavares, and their second defensive pairing, in Travis Hamonic and Calvin de Haan, proved...
Via Islanders Insight
October 23, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
October 09, 2015  |  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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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Staff Predictions for 2015-16 Season

Everyone has opinions, which are legion among Islanders fans, especially this season when you factor in settling into the Barclays Center on top of big expectations. We at Islanders Insight are no different. To help kick off what promises to be a touchstone season for the hockey team formerly from Nassau, here are some Isles-centric picks and more for 2015-16.   ANDY GRAZIANO...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insights Staff Predictions For 2015-16

Everyone has opinions, which are legion among Islanders fans especially this season when you factor in settling into the Barclays Center on top of big expectations. We at Islanders Insight are no better. To help kick off what promises to be a touchstone season for the Hockey Team Formerly From Nassau, here are some Isles-centric picks for 2015-16.   Rich Dias-Rodrigues Scott...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: 9/22/2015

Like most Islanders fans I was unable to watch the first preseason game, however I was able to get some of information from Rich’s Recap. How to handle three-on-three overtime will be a tough question moving forward. Do you use two defenseman and one forward? One defenseman and two forwards? What about three forwards? After speaking with a few AHL executives, the majority prefer...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Depth Arrives 9/19/2015

You scream…I scream…we all scream for…Ah,forget it. Islanders fans wanted stars. Last off-season gave them Johnny Boychuk, Nick Leddy and Jaroslav Halak. This season, you wanted depth. I give you the deepest competition in training camp we have ever seen along with yesterday’s signing of defenseman Marek Zidlicky, formerly of the New Jersey Devils, to a one year, 1.5 million...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Over/Under: Johnny Boychuk, Nick Leddy

First line: Tavares, Okposo, LeeLine two: Strome, Nelson, BaileyThird line: Nielsen, Grabovski, KuleminThe final group: Martin, Cizikas, Clutterbuck, Grabner Continuing August’s over/under series, we take a look at the first pairing of defenseman, Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy. That tandem is a near certain combination come October, and after a great first season on Long Island...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: The Leddy Edition 8/18/15

A year ago, your average hockey fan may not have even known Nick Leddy played in the NHL. He was a young defenseman coming off a season where he was buried on a championship caliber Chicago Blackhawks roster, struggling to get the playing time (16:22 ATOI/PG) and recognition he deserved. A lot can change in a year. The Hockey Writers published Part One of their “Top-Ten Defensemen...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Power Rankings: Where Do the Islanders Rank?

View image | gettyimages.com Analysis The Islanders started out so hot in the fall and winter, that their fade in March and April was a bit surprising. After adding Nick Leddy and Johnny Boychuck last summer/fall, the team has not done anything this summer (unless you are interested in their backup goalies). They have a great group of forwards that averaged 3 goals a game last...
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August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Handing Over the Keys (7/31/15)

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Handing Over the Keys The Islanders lease with the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum officially ends today. A bitter, drawn out divorce that has led the team to new pastures in Brooklyn. However, a tradition was born during the last season at the Coliseum, which will continue in Brooklyn, at least in EA Sports NHL 16. Islanders Links: Insight...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Summer Report Card: Nick Leddy

Nick Leddy Season: 78 GP – 10 G – 27 A – 37 PTS — 14 PIM — +18 Career: 336 GP – 30 G – 100 A – 130 PTS — 48 PIM — +28 Contract: 5.500M cap hit through 2019-20. 2014-15 Season Recap There are many different opinions on who made the most difference to the New York Islanders return to true relevance during the 2014-15 season. And all the candidates are worthy...
Via Islanders Insight
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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