1. New York Islanders: Rick DiPietro to Have Surgery, Season Likely over

    Newsday is reporting that Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro will have surgery on Tuesday to repair a sports hernia. DiPietro suffered from a groin injury in a game against Dallas on December 3rd...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about almost 3 years ago 305 reads 1 comments

  2. Report: Miami Marlins Sign Jose Reyes to 6-Year Deal

    ESPN is reporting that the Miami Marlins and shortstop Jose Reyes have agreed to terms on a contract on Sunday night that would be worth $111 million for six years...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about 3 years ago 150 reads 0 comments

  3. New York Islanders Injury: Niederreiter Leaves Game with Concussion Symptoms

    New York Islanders forward Nino Niederreiter left Saturday's game against the Dallas Stars , after being hit by Dallas' Mark Fistric in the first period. The Islanders have stated that Niederreiter won't return to the game and will be re-evaluated...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about 3 years ago 763 reads 3 comments

  4. New York Islanders: Blake Comeau Waived, Claimed by Calgary Flames

    The New York Islanders waived forward Blake Comeau on Thursday after he played in 16 games this season without registering a single point. Comeau was then claimed by the Calgary Flames on Friday...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about 3 years ago 666 reads 3 comments

  5. New York Islanders: Time for a Shakeup

    The Islanders are starting to go downhill, and it's only November. After losing 6-0 against the Stanley Cup champ Boston Bruins on Saturday night, a game in which the Islanders looked the flattest they've been all season, it's time for a change...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about 3 years ago 413 reads 2 comments

  6. New York Mets Closer: Could Joe Nathan Be the Mets Closer Next Season?

    Coming into this offseason, the Mets have two things they need to get done. One is signing Jose Reyes. The other is finding a closer...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about 3 years ago 400 reads 2 comments

  7. New York Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins: Isles Need To Step Up Against Pens

    The New York Islanders have to get back into form, and fast. After starting the season with a record of 3-1, the Isles have now lost two straight games and look a bit flat. They need to wake up soon because their next two games are not easy...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about 3 years ago 240 reads 1 comments

  8. New York Islanders: Problems on Offense Is Holding the Team Back

    The New York Islanders came out strong at the start of the season. After being shutout in the opening game, they went on the win three straight. But in the last couple of games, there have been many more negatives then positives...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about 3 years ago 262 reads 2 comments

  9. Rick DiPietro: New York Islanders Goalie Hit in Head in Practice

    The words "Rick DiPietro" and "injured" have been in the same sentence multiple times in the last few seasons. What happened on Wednesday added to the list of injuries for DiPietro...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about 3 years ago 609 reads 13 comments

  10. New York Islanders: Is Al Montoya the No. 1 Goalie for the Isles?

    Coming into the season, many believed that the Isles goaltending situation would be a problem. So far, that has not been the case. Islander coach Jack Capuano has started Al Montoya in the first two games of the season...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about 3 years ago 632 reads 2 comments

  11. New York Islanders: 5 Reasons to be Excited for the Upcoming Season

    The New York Islanders offseason has been an up-and-down one. The team managed to extend contracts to important players like Micheal Grabner, Kyle Okposo, Matt Moulson and most recently John Tavares...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about 3 years ago 409 reads 2 comments

  12. John Tavares: Rumors He'll Agrees to Six-Year Extension with New York Islanders

    It appears that the first step for the Islanders future success has happened. ESPN is reporting that the New York and John Tavares have agreed on a six-year contract worth an average of $5...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about over 3 years ago 295 reads 1 comments

  13. NHL Rumors: John Tavares in Contract Extension Talks; Press Conference Tomorrow

    Newsday has reported that the New York Islanders and John Tavares are in deep talks right now on a long term contract extension. The rumors are saying that the deal could get done by the beginning of the season (which starts on October 1st...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about over 3 years ago 270 reads 1 comments

  14. Nino Niederreiter: What Should We Expect from the New York Islanders Rookie?

    It appears that the Islanders 2010 first pick will make the team out of training camp. Everyone knows what kind of numbers he can put up. He's played well at every level he's played in...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about over 3 years ago 497 reads 6 comments

  15. New York Islanders Season Preview: Breaking Down the Roster and Predicting Lines

    The upcoming NHL season for the New York Islanders seems to be an exciting one for the team. The team is built with a mix of young, talented players and skilled veterans...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about over 3 years ago 945 reads 13 comments

  16. New York Islanders: 5 Keys to a Successful Season

    This may be the year that the Islanders show their full potential. Many young players like John Tavares, Blake Comeau, Josh Bailey and Kyle Okposo have played in the league for a few years now...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about over 3 years ago 677 reads 4 comments

  17. New York Islanders: Why the Islanders Will Become a Contender for Years to Come

    The New York Islanders are on the rise. There is no question about that. They have the pieces in place to become a contender year in and year out...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about over 3 years ago 787 reads 5 comments

  18. New York Islanders: 5 Players That Will Have a Breakout Season

    The New York Islanders have a lot of talent that is just waiting to be shown. There are players on this team that are going to be playing in much bigger roles then they did in the past and will need to step up their game...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about over 3 years ago 888 reads 12 comments

  19. New York Islanders: 5 Locations They Could Move to When Their Lease Is Up

    After the failed August 1st vote, it looks like the New York Islanders may be looking for a new home. Whether that is in New York or somewhere else has yet to be determined...

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  20. New York Islanders Should Move to Queens

    Days after the New York Islanders' arena vote failed, the team's owner Charles Wang has started to begin searching for other options. One option could be to move the team to the next county to the west, Queens...

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  21. New York Islanders: Nassau Coliseum Vote Fails

    The New York Islanders are just a few steps closer to leaving Long Island, and possibly the state of New York. That is the last thing Islander fans want to hear...

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  22. NFL Free Agent Signings 2011: New York Jets Re-Sign Antonio Cromartie

    The New York Jets have agreed to a four-year, $32 million contract with cornerback Antonio Cromartie ...

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  23. New York Islanders: Why You Should Vote "Yes" on August 1

    The New York Islanders have been on Long Island since 1972, but are now in danger of moving. Their fate could be decided on a simple vote that will take place on Monday, August 1...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about over 3 years ago 674 reads 24 comments

  24. NFL Free Agent Signings 2011: Nnamdi Asomugha Signs with Philadelphia Eagles

    ESPN.com is reporting that prized free-agent cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha agreed to a five-year, $60 million deal early Friday evening with the Philadelphia Eagles ...

    Billy Smith Written by Billy Smith about over 3 years ago 379 reads 0 comments

  25. Nnamdi Asomugha: New York Jets Drop Out of Sweepstakes for Coveted CB

    According to ESPN.com , the New York Jets have backed away from top free-agent cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha . It is also being reported that the Dallas Cowboys are now the prime destination for Asomugha...

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