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ISLANDERS SOLD! HALLELUJAH!

How about that folks, the New York Islanders have been sold! You read that right…SOLD! What started out as a quiet normal Tuesday morning too...

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GETTING TO KNOW CORY CONACHER

After a lockout shortened season in which the Islanders had the Penguins on the brink of elimination in the playoffs, they regressed mightily. Afte...

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THE SALE?

News came out yesterday that Andrew Barroway had slapped Islanders owner Charles Wang with a $10 million dollar lawsuit for “backing out̶...

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PREVIEWING THE ISLANDERS SEASON WITH ...

With the NHL season fast approaching and teams still tinkering with their rosters to put a winning team together the Islanders decided to do most o...

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YANKEES GET HEADLEY FROM PADRES

With all of the speculation of where Chase Headley was heading, no one expected the Yankees would have enough to acquire him. Most of the rumors th...

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ZEEKER GETS 2, DE HAAN GETS 3 YEARS

Per Arthur Staple of Newsday, the Islanders have signed restricted free agents center Casey Cizikas and defensemen Calvin De Haan. Cizikas’s ...

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KULEMIN & GRABOVSKI CHOOSE THE ISLANDERS

With all the complaining fans do about the Islanders (all warranted) not making the big splash or spending money let me tell you they just hit a ho...

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ISLANDERS SIGN THREE

Free agency has started and the Islanders have made their first signing Goaltender Chad Johnson. The 28 year olds’ deal is a two year deal wo...

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ALL THINGS ISLANDERS WITH ARTHUR STAPLE

With the NHL season finished and the Kings having won the Stanley Cup, the off-season is in full swing. The draft is tomorrow night. GM’s are...

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TO TRADE OR NOT TO TRADE?

The NHL draft is coming up and rumors are flying. Some have merit, some have zero credibility and others are made up by fans and are pipe-dreams. W...

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FORMER PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY PLAYER TUR...

Have you ever wondered what it takes to keep the human body healthy or even what to do if you have had a significant injury? I recently sat down wi...

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ISLES GET BOYLE FROM SHARKS FOR 5TH R...

I sit reading a book on a nice quiet day and all of a sudden the Islanders give me something to write about. They trade a conditional fifth round p...

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HALAKELUJAH

Once again Bob McKenzie has the scoop on the Islanders. First it was that Wang was looking to sell and now he breaks the news that the Islanders an...

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Gudbranson vs Subban vs Phaneuf? Why ...

As we get closer to the Stanley Cup, the draft and free agency, rumors start to fly. They are usually interesting but for the most part never happe...

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ISLES GET HALAK FOR FOURTH ROUND PICK

What started out as a slow day in the neighborhood, quickly took a 360 spin when Bob McKenzie of TSN sends out a tweet saying the Islanders are wor...

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PINEDA GETS 10 GAME BAN FOR PINE TAR ...

Fool me once, shame on me. Fool me twice? You get a 10 game suspension. That is exactly what Michael Pineda did last night against Boston when the ...

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ISLANDERS TO SELECT FIFTH IN DRAFT......

The Islanders waste little time staying out of the news. Not really, just thought I would try and add some humor there. Last night was the NHL Draf...

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SEASON REVIEW: ONE TO FORGET

Another season done, another season of suffering and heartbreak for Islander fans. The last six and a half years have been nothing but abysmal. Yes...

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CHARLES WANG TO SELL? IT'S POSSIBLE

Raise your hand if you thought Charles Wang would ever sell the Islanders. If you raised your hand you’re a psychic and god bless you.Late la...

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BOULTON BACK FOR ANOTHER YEAR

The Islanders have re-signed forward Eric Boulton today for another year. The deal isn’t a blockbuster move but it’s a smart move.Boult...

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