1. 5 Things the New York Islanders Need to Address This Offseason

    After an impressive web marketing campaign for John Tavares during the NHL 13 cover vote, it's time to return to reality for the New York Islanders and their fans...

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  2. New York Islanders: End of the Line for John Tavares

    John Tavares ' campaign to reign supreme as a NHL 13 cover finalist came to a screeching halt Tuesday morning...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 2 years ago 2,039 reads 5 comments

  3. Who Was the Bigger Bust: Rick DiPietro or Mark Prior?

    In one corner we have goaltender Rick DiPietro, at one point the face of the New York Islanders franchise. In the other, Mark Prior , a pitcher that was supposed to lead the Chicago Cubs to their first World Series in nearly 100 years...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 2 years ago 338 reads 28 comments

  4. New York Islanders: John Tavares Heading to the Final Four

    John Tavares continues to cruise through the NHL 13 cover vote. Tavares has outlasted the heavily favored number one seed on the right side of the bracket in Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings ...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 2 years ago 1,920 reads 13 comments

  5. New York Islanders' 2011-12 Season in Review

    The 2011-12 NHL season is behind us—for New York Islander fans, at least. While in New York, Ranger fans could be out on the streets in New York City celebrating their fifth Stanley Cup in 86 years...

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  6. Matt Moulson: New York Islanders Forward Named Finalist for Lady Byng Trophy

    Matt Moulson was named one of three finalists for the Lady Byng Trophy. According to NHL.com , the Lady Byng Trophy is awarded to the player “adjudged to have exhibited ...

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  7. New York Islanders: 6 Players the Islanders Could Draft

    With the disappointment of the 2011-12 season over, the next thing is to look towards the draft. The Islanders were in the lottery once again and have been awarded the fourth pick in the 2012 NHL Amateur draft...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about over 2 years ago 2,601 reads 36 comments

  8. New York Islanders: John Tavares Ranked 12th in NHL '13 Cover Vote

    John Tavares is finally getting some of the national attention he deserves. After the Round of 60, John Tavares is ranked 12th in the standings for EA Sports' NHL 13 video game cover vote...

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  9. NHL Playoffs 2012: New York Rangers vs. Ottawa Senators Game 7 Preview

    The last Game 7 played in Madison Square Garden ended with the New York Rangers lifting the Stanley Cup. The Rangers will be hoping for a similar result tonight against the Ottawa Senators ...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about over 2 years ago 1,513 reads 4 comments

  10. New York Islanders: The Curious Case of Evgeni Nabokov: From Refusal to Renewal

    It was 15 months ago when it looked like the rich were going to get richer. Goaltender Evgeni Nabokov had just inked a one year deal with the Detroit Red Wings and it seemed as ...

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  11. New York Mets: Ronny Cedeno Heading to DL? Has Jordany Valdespin's Time Arrived?

    With Ronny Cedeno expected to be placed on the disabled list for the New York Mets , it might be the start of the Jordany Valdespin era, according to Mets beat reporter Adam Rubin ...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about over 2 years ago 964 reads 5 comments

  12. 11 NHL Players Who Will Find Themselves out of a Job

    The 2011-12 season has been very kind to such high-profile stars as Steven Stamkos, who has a chance to eclipse the 60-goal plateau. However, for other former standouts, this season has been quite the opposite...

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  13. New York Islanders: Quebec's New Arena the Isles' Future Home?

    The Associated Press reports that Quebec has gotten the approval to build a $400-million arena in Quebec City . The arena is expected to be comparable to the Pittsburgh Penguins ' facility that was unveiled in 2010...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about over 2 years ago 309 reads 24 comments

  14. New York Islanders: Matt Moulson Is a Superstar in the Making

    He doesn't have the blistering slap shot of Zdeno Chara. He doesn't have the dazzling stick-handling of Pavel Datsyuk He doesn't have the pin-point passing of Claude Giroux ...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about over 2 years ago 1,054 reads 7 comments

  15. New York Mets: Support the Mets by Not Supporting the Mets

    I’m a Met fan. I’ ve been a Met fan since I was 12 years old. I followed this team like a religion. I attended Wednesday afternoon Pepsi Picnic Area games as if it was church...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about over 2 years ago 549 reads 7 comments

  16. New York Islanders: Changing the Culture Means Changing the Image

    The past few years have been years of frustration, rebuilding and more frustration for the New York Islanders. But even before that, the Isles have looked ugly on the ice...

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  17. New York Islanders: Grading Their Moves and Non-Moves at the Trade Deadline

    The trading deadline came and went on Long Island. As usual, it was a quiet trade deadline by Garth Snow and the Islanders . Snow continues to be patient as the Islanders continue with year three of their rebuild...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about over 2 years ago 475 reads 2 comments

  18. NHL Trade Deadline: Isles Fall to Senators, Trades to Follow?

    The New York Islanders lost to the Ottawa Senators for the second time in the last week, dropping a road contest 5-2...

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  19. New York Islanders Place Forward Brian Rolston on Waivers

    According to Arthur Staple of Newsday, the New York Islanders have placed Brian Rolston on waivers. It is highly unlikely that anyone will want to claim Rolston. Rolston is owed $5...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about over 2 years ago 1,702 reads 7 comments

  20. Rangers vs. Islanders: Preview of Tonight's Game as New York Teams Clash

    The New York Islanders ' season may be hanging in the balance tonight when they host the New York Rangers at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about over 2 years ago 490 reads 4 comments

  21. New York Islanders: Midseason Report Cards for Every Player

    Okay, so maybe it isn't midway through the season anymore. That doesn't mean we can't send out midseason report cards to show you how all your favorite Islanders have played for most of the season...

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  22. NHL Trade Deadline: Grading Garth Snow's Trade History

    Garth Snow was a shocking choice when he was named the GM of the New York Islanders in 2006. Snow had recently retired from the NHL , finishing his career as a goaltender for the Islanders...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about over 2 years ago 1,643 reads 12 comments

  23. 8 Players the Islanders Can't Afford to Trade

    With the trade deadline approaching, one can only wonder which moves the Islanders are going to make down the stretch...

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  24. Possible Preseason Game in Brooklyn. Testing Waters for a Move?

    B.D. Gallof of CBS New York is reporting that the Islanders are currently in talks with management of the Barclays Center, the future home of the New Jersey Nets, to host a preseason game in the fall of 2012...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about over 2 years ago 1,020 reads 5 comments

  25. New York Islanders: What the Isles Are Doing to Right the Ship

    The New York Islanders continue to creep up the standings as they are no longer in last place. They are in 12th, while which is not good, is better than where they were a week ago, 16th...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about over 2 years ago 550 reads 15 comments