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Islanders Look for Change Against Rangers

November is typically a tough month for hockey, teams begin to gel and string together wins – like the Rangers have or; in the case of the Islanders, begin to struggle due to weaknesses. The Islanders have struggled mightily the… Continue Reading

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Isles Strome Home, DP Out, Nabokov Dressed Against Lightning

It always seems to happen this way, the off season takes forever to pass – but here we are already almost three games into the 2011/12 NHL season, at least for the Islanders. Earlier this afternoon, the Islanders sent their… Continue Reading

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Two Games In: Some Quick Observations

The Islanders have completed their first two games of the season, suffering from a 2-0 loss to the Florida Panthers on Saturday and hanging on for a 2-1 win this afternoon against the Minnesota Wild. While it’s entirely too early… Continue Reading

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Season Opener! Panthers at Islanders

In an off season that saw the Islanders very active in areas all across the spectrum, it’s finally behind us and we are ready to drop the puck. While the team may not have drawn in big name marquee free… Continue Reading

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Islanders Sign Shane Sims to ATO

With the Islanders final game today in Philadelphia, the team needed to find another player for defensive help on an emergency basis. Trying as hard as I could yesterday, I had joked with Islanders GM Garth Snow that I was… Continue Reading

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Islanders Sign Jamie Doornbosch to ATO

Well, we knew something along these lines would have HAD to have played out, once we learned that Matt Campanale couldn’t play more than one game (a game in which he played just over 8 minutes and didn’t look completely… Continue Reading

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Rock Em Sock Em Against The Rangers

Once again, the Islanders showed that they should be a pretty good team next season in a spirited 6-2 win over their rival New York Rangers last night at Nassau Coliseum. Despite mounting injuries and a defensive group made up… Continue Reading

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Isles-Rangers, Montoya Extended, Donovan Signed

It’s been a slow few weeks here at Islesblogger, but not because there hasn’t been anything going on in Islanders Country lately. No, instead – this blogger was in Sunny South Florida, escaping the crazy fall weather here in NY… Continue Reading

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The Blue Collar Islanders

The life of a blue collar worker usually involves going about his or her business quietly, without much notice or recognition. They do the dirty work to get things done, often rolling up their sleeves and digging right in. The… Continue Reading

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Islanders Look to Change Gears Against Wild

You can’t fault these Islanders, I mean well – you can but let’s just call it growing pains. The Islanders held off the always dangerous Washington Capitals 1-0 for almost the entire 60 minutes last night. It only took two… Continue Reading