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Islanders Make Cuts, Release Five

With training camp all but over, it’s time to trim the fat – an inevitable part of camp that many players likely do not look forward to. In my mind, (well my imagination anyway) – I picture Manny Legace or… Continue Reading

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Okposo Needs Shoulder Surgery, Mottau Signed

Well, when it rains it really pours – or so they say anyway. The Islanders announced some more unsettling news today regarding Kyle Okposo, and it’s not good. It seems Okposo will miss an unknown amount of time with a… Continue Reading

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Islanders Give Jed Ortmeyer Tryout!

The Islanders have added one more name into the mix of players coming into the remainder of training camp for a tryout – Jed Ortmeyer. Ortmeyer, a former New York Rangers forward joins fellow former Ranger P.A. Parenteau, so at… Continue Reading

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Islanders Invite Five Players For Tryouts

The Islanders have just announced that they have invited five players to the remainder of training camp on a try-out basis.

Dean McAmmond, Manny Legace, Anders Eriksson, Krys Kolanos and Joel Martin have all accepted invitations to Training Camp on Professional Tryouts (PTO’s).

I’m not really sure I understand why the Islanders would bring in another goaltender, but he is a veteran and can help….where as I said I am not sure. McAmmond I like for this team and I felt he could’ve contributed more here back when he was traded over from Ottawa. If I recall correctly he played pretty well for New Jersey last season.

I wonder if the timing of this is coincidental of Streit’s injury or if in fact these are the players who responded to the Islanders open call for veteran tryouts earlier this free agent period….
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Mark Streit Out Six Months

According to Katie Strang’s Twitter feed, all-star defenseman Mark Streit will be out approximately six months with a torn rotator cuff and torn labrum suffered as a result of a hit during yesterdays intrasquad scrimmage at Nassau Coliseum. This is… Continue Reading

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Latest Islanders News!

It’s not everyday that there is news on our beloved Islanders, especially when they are not in the playoffs. During a time when hockey writers tend to take a bit of a break (See: Greg Logan on vacation), the Islanders… Continue Reading