1. The New York Mets Must Practice Patience Like the New York Islanders Did

    In case you've been living under a rock, the New York Mets ' Opening Day outfield was Lucas Duda , Marlon Byrd and Colin Cowgill . They have combined for 13 home runs and 38 RBI this season, which coming from three players is dreadful...

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  2. Where Will the Islanders Play Josh Bailey?

    Islanders fans never thought they would see the day when they would be excited for the return of Josh Bailey ...

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  3. Casey Cizikas and David Ullstrom Impressive Early for New York Islanders

    We knew they had potential, but Casey Cizikas and David Ullstrom look like mainstays for the New York Islanders . The two have combined for three goals and four assists in the Islanders' first seven games of the season...

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  4. Special Teams Headline Early Season Success for New York Islanders

    Think to yourself: When was the last time the New York Islanders had a winning record as late in the season as January? All joking aside, the Isles sit with a 3-2-1 record and sit near the top of the league in two significant categories...

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  5. What Can We Expect from the N.Y. Islanders During Lockout-Shortened Season

    The past few seasons have been dismal for the New York Islanders , finishing last in the Atlantic Division each of the past five seasons. Will this season be any different? Islander fans have reason to believe that it won't be...

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  6. What Does the Relocation to Brooklyn Mean for Islander Fans?

    New York Islander fans can rejoice. The team is staying in New York and not moving to Kansas City, Missouri or Quebec...

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  7. New York Islanders: 7 Bridgeport Sound Tigers You Should Know

    At this point, the NHL season seems to be all but done with the lockout still going on. However, there is plenty of quality hockey going on in Bridgeport, Conn...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about over 1 year ago 1,367 reads 8 comments

  8. Nino Niederreiter Is the Next Islanders Star

    If you look at Nino Niederreiter 's stats in the NHL during the 2011-12 season you have to be thinking that this is some sort of cruel joke. The man had one goal and one assist in 55 games to go with a -29 plus/minus rating...

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  9. NY Islanders' Prospects Shining in American Hockey League

    Have no fear Islander fans, help is on the way. Well, sort of. When the owners and players finally resolve the dispute that has left the players locked out, the Islanders will have more than enough reinforcements...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about almost 2 years ago 1,534 reads 7 comments

  10. NHL Lockout: Bridgeport Soundtigers Perfect Alternative to New York Islanders

    The lockout is a very ugly scene right now in the National Hockey League . The players and owners seem to be making little progress, if any at all, towards a new deal. It looks all but certain that the New York Islanders won't have a season opener...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about almost 2 years ago 166 reads 14 comments

  11. Ryan Strome: What Should the New York Islanders Do with Him?

    Few possess the talent of Ryan Strome . He has shown it time after time, whether it is in the Ontario Hockey League, or the rookie scrimmage game with other New York Islanders prospects, he has shown that he has the potential to be an NHL star...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about almost 2 years ago 1,773 reads 29 comments

  12. What Does the NHL Lockout Mean for the New York Islanders?

    The NHL has locked out for the second time in the past decade and third time since Gary Bettman took over as commissioner of the league, and the New York Islanders are significantly hurt by this...

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  13. New York Islanders: John Tavares Training Towards the 2012-13 Playoffs

    New York Islanders center John Tavares took a major leap in the right direction during the 2011-12 NHL season. Now, he aims to take an even bigger leap in the 2012-13 season and hopefully it carries his team into the 2012-13 postseason...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about almost 2 years ago 1,373 reads 19 comments

  14. New York Islanders: Who Will Be the Third Man on Islanders First Line?

    Who's the third man? No, I'm not referring to this . I'm referring to who's the third man on the New York Islanders first line. I sent out a tweet a few weeks ago asking who Islander fans thought it should be...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about almost 2 years ago 1,365 reads 25 comments

  15. New York Islanders: What Songs to Use for the 2012-13 Season?

    One play can quickly change the complexion of a game. Whether it is a huge hit or a diving save, a single play can completely alter the momentum and ultimately lead a team to victory...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 2 years ago 3,228 reads 13 comments

  16. New York Islanders: Things Getting Ugly for Islanders Nation

    To put it lightly, Islander Nation is not happy. It is disgruntled, frustrated and irritated and rightfully so. Last Monday may have been the low of the offseason for the New York Islanders ...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 2 years ago 4,448 reads 39 comments

  17. New York Islanders Game at Barclays Center Will Be a Failure

    As I'm sure you are well aware of at this point, the New York Islanders are hoping to have a preseason game at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in October. The team has already sold tickets for the game...

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  18. New York Islanders: Likeliness Each of Their Top 5 Prospects Will Play in 2012

    The New York Islanders rock one of the deepest prospect systems in all the NHL . Hockey Prospectus ranks the organizational depth of the New York Islanders second best in ...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 2 years ago 3,914 reads 28 comments

  19. NHL Trade Rumors: Could Bobby Ryan Be Headed to New York Islanders?

    New York Islander Fans, it may be time to get your four leaf clovers, your horseshoes and cross your fingers. The Bobby Ryan rumors continue to swirl and the New York Islanders are in the mix...

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  20. New York Islanders Sign Brad Boyes and Matt Carkner, Farewell P.A. Parenteau

    The New York Islanders were busy as free agency officially opened its doors on Sunday, July 1. Their first move was to try to replace at least some of the scoring they will lose with P...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 2 years ago 1,744 reads 10 comments

  21. New York Islanders: How About Some Long Island Home Remodeling

    As I watched the annual New York Islanders Blue and Orange rookie scrimmage game , I couldn't help but notice the constant attempt to pound the idea of the Brooklyn preseason game into my head...

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  22. New York Islanders: Buyer Beware on Lubomir Visnovsky

    He has averaged 13 goals and 35 assists the past seven years playing for the Los Angeles Kings , Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks . He has a booming slap shot which is sure to create scoring chances for John Tavares and company...

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  23. New York Islanders Make Noise During NHL Draft

    Garth Snow was apparently well-aware that the Islanders were fourth-worst in terms of goals allowed during the 2011-12 NHL season...

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  24. Lack of Public Transportation Could Be Cause of Death for New York Islanders

    The New York Islanders are a proud franchise that does not lack passion, dedication and fans. What they have lacked though, are ticket sales. Only the Phoenix Coyotes ranked lower in attendance during the 2011-12 season...

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  25. New York Islanders: Is John Tavares a Legitimate Hart Trophy Candidate?

    Henrik Lundqvist . Evgeni Malkin. Steven Stamkos. John Tavares . One of these things is not like the other. Or is it? The Hart Memorial Trophy of the league is defined by most as the player most valuable to his team...

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