1. Lubomir Visnovsky Signs 2-Year Extension with New York Islanders

    Both Arthur Staple of Newsday and the New York Islanders (via NHL .com) are reporting that the Islanders have signed defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky to a two-year, $9.5 million contract...

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  2. The Mystery of the New York Islanders Season so Far

    If an New York Islanders fan had come up to you and said that the team would be 10th in five-on-five goals in the league, eighth on the power play, three points out of the playoffs ...

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  3. New York Islanders Sign Brian Strait to a 3-Year Deal

    New York Islanders recent waiver-wire acquisition Brain Strait has more than carried his own weight along the blue line, solidifying a spot that the Isles have had a hard time finding any type of consistency out of until this year...

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  4. New York Islanders Surprise out of the Gate, Stun Penguins and Leafs

    Well, we find ourselves in a somewhat similar, yet unfamiliar situation six games in as Islander fans. Last year, the Islanders had a strong start as well...

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  5. New York Islanders: Players of Note in the Blue vs White Game

    Wednesday played host to the New York Islanders' Blue vs. White scrimmage. The game pitted top prospects from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and Juniors call-ups against the Islanders' main roster players...

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  6. New York Islanders: Injuries Pile Up, Visnovsky Saga Continues

    Well, to say the New York Islanders are in an ideal situation to start the NHL season would be slightly off base...

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  7. New York Islanders: Where the Team Is Post-Lockout

    Finally, all us hockey fans can return to our normal goings and no longer have to suffer the lackluster experience we get from every other sport we've been forced to endure for the past hundred or so days...

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  8. Ryan Strome Sets Blistering Pace in Ontario Hockey League

    Ryan Strome, the New York Islanders' fifth-round pick overall in 2011, has set a massive above-point-per-game pace in the Ontario Hockey League playing for the Niagra Ice Dogs...

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  9. Nino Niederreiter Returns to Form in the American Hockey League

    After a rather dismal rookie season spending time on the fourth line and accumulating one point over 55 games with the New York Islanders, Nino Niederreiter has made his mark in the American Hockey league...

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  10. New York Islanders: Jesse Joensuu Made Impact in Finnish League Until Injury

    At the outset of the free-agency period, the Islanders announced they had signed former prospect Jesse Joensuu to a one-year, one-way deal with a European opt-out clause. Jonesuu was selected 60th overall in the 2006 entry draft...

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  11. New York Islander Josh Bailey Heads Overseas

    Josh Bailey is the the latest Islander to take flight to Europe for the remainder of the lockout. Katie Strang of ESPN tweeted this morning that Josh Bailey had signed in ...

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  12. New York Islanders: DiPietro Injured in Germany... Already?

    Questions began to arise in the last few days after Rick DiPietro wasn't even dressed during the last three consecutive games playing for SC Riessersee in Germany. Scheduled to play last Thursday, he wasn't dressed yet again...

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  13. New York Islanders: Bringing Relevance Back to Long Island

    Following the announcement of the move to Brooklyn, the New York Islanders seem to have been given a new lease on life. They are no longer doomed to leave the massive market they are currently in...

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  14. Islanders Sign 25-Year Deal with Brooklyn's Barclays Center

    The saga has finally come to a close. After nearly a decade of talks, hope and political dysfunction, the Islanders ' future is finally secure...

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  15. New York Islanders: Which Players Really Benefit from the Lockout?

    While most NHL teams tend be hurt by the lockout, the younger teams actually have an opportunity to benefit...

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  16. NHL: Rick DiPietro Heads to Germany for Lockout

    Another New York Islander has taken flight to Europe for the duration of this plaguing lockout. SC Riessersee announced Wednesday morning (h/t Yahoo! Sports ) that Rick DiPietro ...

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  17. New York Islanders: Rumors Shake the Ownership Outlook

    As if us Islander fan's haven't had enough to deal with lately with the lockout, Visnovsky holding out, the recent RFQ, players taking flight to Europe, players heading to the AHL and last year's 500 performance...

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  18. New York Islanders: A Glimmer of Hope Remains in Uniondale

    Despite all of the talk of moves, Quebec nonsense, failure of the off season, and Visnovsky trying to eek his way out of being traded, regardless if his motive is economical, moral ...

    Mike Blazowski Written by Mike Blazowski about 2 years ago 2,788 reads 37 comments

  19. Lubomir Visnovsky Files for Arbitration Against New York Islanders

    Arthur Staple of Newsday reported this morning that Lubomir Visnovsky has filed for arbitration against the Islanders with Visnovsky's agent stating that the trade from Anaheim on June 25 violates his no-trade clause...

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  20. New York Islanders: Where Will Rick DiPietro Find Himself This Season?

    The Islanders are very well situated this upcoming season in terms of goaltending. They have a number of prospects ready to be called up and become backup to current starter Evgeni Nabokov...

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  21. New York Islanders: Nassau County Renews Effort to Keep Team

    As reported by Newsday , perhaps the most open call for all suitors to keep the Islanders here in Nassau has been put out by Ed Mangano...

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  22. What P.A. Parenteau's Departure Means for the New York Islanders

    For some fans, the departure of P.A. Parenteau was a huge blow to the New York Islanders ' first line and overall scoring ability. He had become an impact player and a staple of the Islanders' offense...

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  23. N.Y. Islanders Transform Team in a Mere 2 Weeks, Pick Up Boyes and Carkner

    The New York Islanders decided it would be for the better if they acquired a lot more size and grit. What's different than other teams doing this is that the Islanders did it in a mere two weeks...

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  24. New York Islanders: Why They Have a Chance at Success Next Season

    For the past five years, Islanders fans have been clinging to the promise that the rebuild will soon come into fruition and provide the results we've all been waiting for since 1983...

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  25. New York Islanders: Will Al Montoya Be Coming Back Next Season?

    Two season ago, Al Montoya burst onto the Islanders scene as a fan favorite. In a dismal time when the team had lost an unimaginable number of goalies to injuries, he became the anchor...

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