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Bring Your D-Man to Work Day

NHL.com As an NHL player, Matt Carkner has never brought his six-and-seven-year-old sons to the office for “Take Your Kids to Work Day.” That changed Thursday, though the 6’5, 234-lb defenseman didn’t...
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Interest in buying Islanders high, says NHL's Bettman

$Newsday National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman said Islanders owner Charles Wang has not decided whether he will sell the team, but Bettman said interest in buying the team is high.
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Brock's Stock Goes Up

NHL.com The story of the Islanders impressive 8-2-2 season-ending run was the youth in the lineup. First-year players made up half of the Isles’ active roster down the stretch, with at least one greenhorn...
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Commish confirms Wang’s taking offers for Islanders

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — PHILADELPHIA — Commissioner Gary Bettman not only confirmed the Islanders are for sale, but confirmed what owner Charles Wang said recently: He is listening to offers, and deciding when and...
  • 2 days ago

Gary Bettman: No update on potential Islanders sale

$Newsday NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday he did not have an update on the possible sale of the Islanders, saying only that team owner Charles Wang has received interest from “a number” of...
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Islanders schedule second date at Barclays Center

$Newsday With a successful first date behind them -- and a long-term relationship coming soon -- the Islanders have announced a return engagement at Barclays Center.
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Islanders to Play Second NHL Game at Barclays Center

NHL.com The New York Islanders will play the second-ever National Hockey League game at Barclays Center on Friday, Sept. 26 when they take on the New Jersey Devils. The Islanders will make Barclays Center...
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It’s time to penalize NHL’s perennial losers

NY Post (Larry Brooks) — The NHL staged its Lottery of Losers on Tuesday, an entire sub-division of the league hoping to actually win something after months of losing games and credibility. There they were, teams...
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Former Islanders Andrew MacDonald, Mark Streit find their place with Flyers

$Newsday Andrew MacDonald and Mark Streit served the Islanders well after arriving on Long Island via different routes in the 2008-09 season.
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McDonald Named To USA National World Championship Team

NHL.com USA Hockey announced today that New York Islanders forward Colin McDonald has been selected to the U.S. Men’s National Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World...
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Jets pick up option on Muhammad Wilkerson

$Newsday As expected, the Jets have picked up their fifth-year option on defensive stud Muhammad Wilkerson.
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Tavares Finds Next Level

NHL.com Standing in front of the blue Islanders backdrop in the Nassau Coliseum media room, John Tavares fielded questions from the scrum of reporters surrounding him. Topics for his season-ending...
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Source: Sidney Rice visits Jets

$Newsday John Idzik may not be done upgrading the Jets offense.
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Brassard back on ice Wednesday

$Newsday Derick Brassard, who left Tuesday's practice with what appeared to be a back issue, returned this morning in Westchester.
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John Tavares talks chemistry, younger players, coaching and more

$Newsday Since we're heading toward a rather quiet time from the Islanders as the NHL playoffs begin without them, I'll have a couple posts here of interviews with players from Monday's breakup day.
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Islanders will select fifth in draft, but GM Garth Snow mulls sending pick to Sabres

$Newsday The Islanders will select fifth in the 2014 NHL draft after the league's draft lottery was conducted Tuesday night -- unless general manager Garth Snow decides to send that pick to the Sabres to...
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Islanders To Select Fifth Overall in 2014 NHL Draft

NHL.com The New York Islanders will have the fifth overall pick in the 2014 National Hockey League Draft, as determined tonight by the 2014 NHL Draft Lottery.The 2014 NHL Draft will take place in...
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Donovan and Nelson Named to US Team at World Championships

NHL.com USA Hockey announced today that New York Islanders defenseman Matt Donovan and forward Brock Nelson have been selected to the U.S. Men’s National Team that will compete at the International Ice...
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Blog Articles

Thursday Playoff Thread: DET-BOS, MIN-COL, LAK-SJS

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — We watch hockey, because we paid Dolan. {-Wrangler} The morning thread has (d)evolved into goaltending vs. coach vs. defense vs. GM rehash, so here is a thread dedicated to watching live hockey...
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Gary Bettman says interest in buying Islanders is high

NYI Point Blank (Danny Abriano) — Although owner Charles Wang hasn’t yet decided whether he wants to sell the Islanders, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday that interest in the club is high (Marcus, April 24). While...
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Point/Counterpoint: Which Pick Should the Islanders Give to Buffalo?

NYI Point Blank (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — After a bad 2013-14 season the Islanders hold the fifth pick in the draft this June. It will be the third time in the past five years that they are in the five slot and it’s the fifth year...
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More Matt Cooke fallout; Fleury’s worst moments; Godzilla the hockey goalie (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Unable to...
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[Bits] Freshman yearbooks, Fleury's flashbacks, Finnish family fightin' words

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Just didn't get enough wood on it. Another wild night in the NHL playoffs , including the return of Islanders Country's favorite post-season punching bag. Islanders links: Islanders...
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Wednesday Playoff Thread: PIT-CBJ, ANA-DAL, STL-CHI

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Watch the hockey, or we'll buy this team. Not sure how many of you folks desire a playoff watching thread (though it seems there is demand on the precise nights we don't post one), but here's a...
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New York Islanders Sale Talks: Rich guy, not a scrivener, prefers not to

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — "Instead, I think I'll have another cigar and crack open this '94 bottle of Port," he said, maybe. When we last visited rumors and hearsay about potential bidders among the "multiple parties"...
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Zeitgeist: New NHL program allows sport fisherman to hunt, trap Matt Cooke

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — In an effort to protect players, the NHL tries to curb a dangerous predator. NEW YORK (Lighthouse Press) _ The National Hockey League is expected to unveil a controversial plan today that would...
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Islanders News: Wrapping up Bridgeport's injury- and callup-riddled season

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — So many players used, so few goalies. The Bridgeport Sound Tigers held their debriefings and breakups this week, so Michael Fornabaio in the Connecticut Post has a wrap on their season : "The...
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Sutter vows Kings ‘won’t go away quietly’ (NBC Sports)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — They'll be facing elimination on Thursday.
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Gary Bettman: No update on potential Islanders sale

$Newsday NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday he did not have an update on the possible sale of the Islanders, saying only that team owner Charles Wang has received interest from “a number” of...
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Playoff primer: Are you ready for some hockey? (Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — News and notes as the Stanley Cup playoffs continue with four games on tap tonight [times and channels below]:
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On Braden Holtby: Should the New York Islanders take Washington's goalie...and goalie coach?

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Take the goalie, grab his coach just to be sure? What really happened to Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby this year? And would the New York Islanders truly have interest in rescuing...
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Kane mullet update; most Googled NHLers; Alfredsson out for Red Wings; (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Patrick Kane mullet...
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[Late Bits] Return engagement at Barclays, Bad Cooke'in, Byng Watchers and Zubaz

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Quiet? No. Playoff stuff, pre-season games, injuries, awards, poofy pants. Everything is happening. Islanders news: The Islanders and Devils will hook up again at Barclays Center...
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10 things college admissions officers want to see

$Newsday High school students may wonder what colleges are looking for in future applicants. To help your children stand out from the rest of the applicants, Mandee Heller Adler, author of "From Public...
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Islanders schedule second date at Barclays Center

$Newsday With a successful first date behind them -- and a long-term relationship coming soon -- the Islanders have announced a return engagement at Barclays Center.
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Isles to play at Barclays Center on September 26

NYI Point Blank (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — The Islanders will play at the Barclays Center on September 26 ,2014. They will play the New Jersey Devils. This is the second ever NHL game at the new arena, where the Islanders will call home...
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Polaroid Kids Tablet 2 review

$Newsday My 3-year-old daughter, Maggie, has just about every tablet designed for kids, yet she only wants to play with our iPad. That is until she tried the new Polaroid Kids Tablet 2 -- I can't get her...
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Caps AHL affiliate also misses postseason (Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — For the first time in nine years, the Washington Capitals will not be represented in the American Hockey Leagues Calder Cup Playoffs.
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