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Media and Former Player Reaction to Tavares’s Departure: Part Three (Finale)

This is it, this is the end, I promise. I really, really didn’t want to have to create a part three here, but this is a huge topic around here and its summer time – so there’s not a whole… Continue Reading

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Media and Former Player Reaction to Tavares’s Departure: Part Two

As we continue to heal and clean up the mess left behind by the departure of our now former franchise forward John Tavares, we will examine a variety of topics and opinions by members of the media and former players.… Continue Reading

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Media and Former Player Reaction to Tavares’s Departure: Part One

There’s absolutely no sugarcoating the main point now that everyone has had a few days to digest and in some cases – mourn the loss of John Tavares. It’s an extremely difficult time for the New York Islanders and their… Continue Reading

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Doom, Gloom, And Scant Optimism From Media as JT Decision Looms

As we near zero hour for John Tavares making his decision, fans across the internet hang on every single report and Tweet that has anything to do with what the Islanders perhaps soon-to-be former Captain will do. Will he stay?… Continue Reading

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The Stage is Set for a John Tavares Decision

If you would have told me, 9 years after John Tavares’s first overall selection by the New York Islanders in Montreal – that I would have similar feelings of anxiety and nervousness I would tell you you’re crazy. But, here… Continue Reading

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Isles in Talks to Extend Streit, Boyes, Visnovsky and Nabokov

You just never know what news might come out on any given day. Just last week, when Visnovsky returned from a wake in Slovakia, he had his family in tow. News had broken that he had rented a house on… Continue Reading

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Islanders Sign Defenseman Mark Eaton!

Well, Garth Snow has finally jumped into the free agent pool, signing 33-year-old Mark Eaton, formerly of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Eaton is 6-2, 205 pounds and gives some more size to the back end to the Isles. The deal is… Continue Reading

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Islanders Tender Qualifying Offers to Five

Today the New York Islanders have extended qualifying offers to five restricted free agents: Matt Moulson, Rob Schremp, Dustin Kohn, Dylan Reese, and Nathan Lawson. If you are noticing some players missing off of that list, you’re not mistaken –… Continue Reading

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Martin Biron Signed to One Year Deal

Breaking news folks, the Islanders have signed free agent goaltender Martin Biron to a one year contract worth $1.4 million dollars. This is all according to the New York Post. There was speculation that on-the-mend all star netminder Rick DiPietro… Continue Reading

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Depth Signings!

Between yesterday and today, the Islanders have stocked the farm system once again by signing a whole handful of players to two-way contracts, including a goaltender who allegedly broke all of Dubielewicz’s records at the University of Denver. In no… Continue Reading