1. New York Islanders: Has Al 'The Monster' Montoya Awakened?

    The New York Islanders announced that they will be returning goaltender Kevin Poulin back to their AHL affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, after a 3-1 loss on Monday...

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  2. New York Islanders vs Nashville Predators: Inside the Box Score

    "One step forward, one step back." It has been the theme of the New York Islanders of late. When the Islanders play well and get a win, they respond by playing poorly and ultimately lose a game...

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  3. New York Islanders' Rick Dipietro out for the Season

    For those who are superstitious, Friday the 13th is believed to be a day of bad luck. New York Islander goaltender, Rick Dipietro may be a believer after today, if he wasn't already...

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  4. Islanders vs. Flyers: Inside the Box Score

    The Islanders lost their first game at home since December 23 when they dropped to the Philadelphia Flyers , 3-2 on Thursday night at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Islanders outplayed the Flyers, out-shooting them 37-25...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about almost 3 years ago 386 reads 1 comments

  5. New York Islanders: Why Do the Isles Best the West

    After a dismantling of the Detroit Red Wings , the New York Islanders have proved once again that they will not struggle against the Western Conference...

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  6. New York Islanders: Could They Play the Role of Spoiler Down the Stretch?

    Are we already talking about the Islanders as a spoiler and no longer a contender before the All-Star break? Yes, we are. While the Islanders are far from completely out of it, they have the potential to play spoiler down the stretch...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about almost 3 years ago 356 reads 2 comments

  7. Where's Matt Moulson? New York Islanders Forward Snubbed on All-Star Ballot

    You read that correctly. The forward tied for sixth in the Eastern Conference in goals has received zero votes to the All-Star game. That is because he is not even included on a ballot...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about almost 3 years ago 549 reads 5 comments

  8. 8 Interesting Future NHL Winter Classic Locations

    The NHL Winter Classic enters its fifth year and has been a hit so far for the NHL. The cities to host the Winter Classic have been Buffalo, Boston, Chicago, Pittsburgh and now Philadelphia...

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  9. 10 Best Players in New York Islanders History

    The New York Islanders , a proud franchise of commitment, dedication and success, boast four championship banners in the Nassau Coliseum, the arena they call home. The Islanders became an expansion team in 1972 and have not looked back since...

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  10. 7 Teams That Could Use New York Islanders Winger Kyle Okposo

    Could Kyle Okposo be on the move? Okposo, drafted by the New York Islanders in 2006, may have played his last games as an Islander...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 3 years ago 586 reads 4 comments

  11. Chris Pronger out for Season: The NHL Concussion Epidemic Needs to Be Addressed

    How many more NHL stars need to land on the infirmary report before the NHL takes action? Losing the face of the NHL, Sidney Crosby , was apparently was not enough and ...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 3 years ago 423 reads 2 comments

  12. 6 Big Names the Islanders Could Trade for to Turn Their Season Around

    With the lack of the Islanders ' scoring and early-season struggles, one can only wonder if the Islanders will make a move to help out their production...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 3 years ago 499 reads 4 comments

  13. 5 Reasons Jack Capuano Should Be Worried About Job as New York Islanders Coach

    New York Islanders coach Jack Capuano recently came out and said that he is not worried about his job security. The Isles GM, Garth Snow, has recently come out and backed up Capuano and said that his job is not in danger...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 3 years ago 566 reads 10 comments

  14. NHL: 6 Teams That Will Be Hurt by the New Realignment

    The NHL has decided instead of just moving the Winnipeg Jets to the Western Conference and either the Detroit Red Wings or Columbus Blue Jackets to the Eastern Conference that they will realign the entire NHL...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 3 years ago 255 reads 0 comments

  15. Al Montoya's Homecoming Spoiled as New York Islanders Drop to Chicago Blackhawks

    The New York Islanders first road winning streak since March was snapped with a 5-4 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks Friday night. Al Montoya is from Chicago and the Isles goaltender spent $3,800 on tickets for family and friends...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 3 years ago 228 reads 3 comments

  16. 5 Reasons the New York Islanders Should Trade Al Montoya, Not Evgeni Nabokov

    It seems that since the day the New York Islanders claimed Evgeni Nabokov off of waivers the plan was to trade him at the trade deadline to a contending team...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 3 years ago 998 reads 26 comments

  17. Blake Comeau: Happy Thanksgiving, You've Been Waived

    It must have been an awkward conversation when New York Islanders GM Garth Snow notified Islanders forward Blake Comeau that he was being waived on the national holiday...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 3 years ago 634 reads 1 comments

  18. Who Are the Top 25 Athletes in New York?

    With the unforgiving fanbase, badgering media and never-ending pressure, New York is the city that never sleeps, and that does not exclude its sports. Athletes are examined under a microscope in New York both on and off the field...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 3 years ago 727 reads 0 comments

  19. Putting an End to the Great Debate: Why the Mets Should Rid of Jose Reyes

    His range is impeccable. His arm rivals the most technological cannons. He runs fast enough to win Gold in the Olympics. He is coming off a season in which he won a batting title...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 3 years ago 304 reads 2 comments

  20. 7 Ways To Transform the New York Islanders into a Perennial Playoff Contender

    When someone says to you " New York Islanders ," what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it the Pittsburgh Penguins -and-Isles brawl last Feburary? Is it the abysmal trades ...

    Christopher Benini Written by Christopher Benini about 3 years ago 603 reads 11 comments