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Islanders mailbag: John Tavares' contract, goaltenders and more

Newsday Islanders beat reporter Arthur Staple took questions from Twitter followers as the Isles get their preseason slate underway.
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Dennis Seidenberg, Islanders agree to 1-year, $1M deal, source says

Newsday The Islanders bolstered their defensive depth by agreeing to terms with veteran Dennis Seidenberg on a one-year, $1-million deal on Wednesday. A source confirmed the agreement, which was first...
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Islanders vs. Flyers

Newsday The Islanders fell to the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-0, in a preseason game on Tuesday at the Wells Fargo Center.
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Shane Prince, Alan Quine seek roster spots with Islanders

Newsday There aren't many open spots on this Islanders roster, evidenced by the fact that the team invited less than 50 players to camp. With 14 forwards on one-way contracts, it seems to be more about...
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Islanders vs. Rangers

Newsday The Rangers defeated the Islanders, 5-2, in a preseason game on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.
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J-F Berube senior goaltender in Islanders' camp

Newsday J-F Berube is in a strange spot so far in training camp, with his seven games of NHL experience making him the senior member of the Islanders goaltending corps.
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Islanders vs. Flyers preseason

Newsday The Islanders hosted the Philadelphia Flyers in a preseason game on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 at Barclays Center.
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Barclays CEO Brett Yormark won't discuss Islanders' possible move

Newsday Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark declined to discuss the possibility of the Islanders leaving the arena in Brooklyn after next season, when the team can exercise an opt-out clause in the lease...
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Johnny Boychuk misses Islanders practice with an injury

Newsday Johnny Boychuk missed Saturday's practice with an upper-body injury and coach Jack Capuano was unsure how much training camp time Boychuk would miss.
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Islanders' big job: Replacing Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen, Matt Martin

Newsday The Islanders have had nearly three months to figure out how to cope with losing three of their longest serving players, mostly in an off-ice sense -- Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen and Matt Martin...
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Islanders rookie Barzal learning from veterans

Newsday Islanders first-round pick Mathew Barzal, is learning a lot skating with veterans Andrew Ladd and PA Parenteau as the New York Islanders opened training camp at their new practice facility on...
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Islanders training camp

Newsday Scenes from Islanders training camp at Iceworks in Syosset.
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Ryan Strome at center for Isles' second group at training camp

Newsday The second Islanders training camp group is taking the ice Friday afternoon, so here's how that one looks:
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Reading between the Islanders' lines on the ice

Newsday With the first group of two at Islanders camp just taking the ice Friday, here are the line combinations and defense pairs:
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Islanders open training camp minus World Cup players and Capuano

Newsday The Islanders officially began training camp on Thursday with early-morning physical exams. The real test, to see whether this slightly revamped group can improve upon last season, begins on the...
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New faces will stand out as Islanders open camp

Newsday The group of Islanders that will convene for physicals on Thursday morning is very different than in seasons past.
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These new-look Islanders face the same nagging questions

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — There were tough decisions to be made, and Garth Snow made them in cold blood. That’s the reality of the modern NHL, where the Islanders general manager chose not to pay a few of his homegrown...
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Islanders fans’ internal struggle with Canada’s John Tavares

NY Post (Larry Brooks) — TORONTO — John Tavares wouldn’t know. He wouldn’t know whether his fans back home on the Island, in Brooklyn and across the metropolitan area had divided loyalties when the Islanders’ captain took...
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Isles Player Preview: Ryan Strome

NHL.com 2015-16 Season: Ryan Strome’s season wasn’t exactly the follow-up he was hoping for after a breakout 2014-15 year. The sophomore forward went from 50 points to 28, and 17 goals to eight. He was a...
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Ryan Strome, Islanders end standoff madness just in time

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — It took a long time to find what always seemed like a reasonable middle ground. But finally the Islanders reached a contract agreement with 23-year-old restricted free agent Ryan Strome, signing...
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Blog Articles

Islanders Anxiety - Episode 21 - Johnny Boychuk’s Stunt Double

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Name a more iconic duo. I’ll wait. Mike and Dan are back to talk (very briefly) about the World Cup of Hockey , the preseason and the Islanders signing of defenseman Dennis Seidenberg , a.k.a...
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Islanders News: Seidenberg Principle, camp cuts, Anxiety returns

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — At least it's not a Mottau or a Staios? The World Cup resumes, and perhaps concludes, with Game 2 of the final tonight. Meanwhile, some readings: They always do this, but still: Dennis...
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Short Stay: Islanders make Wotherspoon, Vande Sompel and Quenneville the first camp cuts

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — See you guys next summer Before making an addition no one was expecting or particularly wanted them to make, the Islanders made their first cuts from training camp, sending three young...
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Islanders sign Dennis Seidenberg for some reason

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Wait. Hold up. He never played for the Devils. What the...? Per Darren Dreger, Arthur Staple and few others this afternoon, the Islanders have agreed to a one-year, $1 million contract with...
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Islanders News: Split personalities; Canada on the cusp; Radio waves

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Nobody tell Steve Sommers. The Islanders’ next preseason game is against the Capitals on Saturday night in Bridgeport. Game 2 of the World Cup of Hockey Finals is Thursday night. Islanders...
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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Half speed Canada still enough to beat Europe in Game 1

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Not what we expected, and yet exactly what we expected. It wasn’t the ass kicking it was expected to be, but Team Canada is nonetheless one win away from winning the World Cup of Hockey ...
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Banana Splits: Islanders drop pair of preseason games to Rangers and Flyers

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Gonna be a long commute back. The Islanders dropped both of their preseason split squad games on Tuesday, losing 5-2 to the Rangers at Madison Square Garden and getting shut out by the ...
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Triple Threat Game Thread! Split squad games in NYC and Philly, World Cup Final Game 1

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — No way am I making three threads or three previews for three separate games. Let the chaos commence. Holy cow there are a lot of games on tonight. Only one really matters (and maybe not even...
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Islanders win Jimmy Vesey sweepstakes, per MSG Network

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Took an extra couple of months, but Vesey made the right choice. Per a tweet this morning by MSG Network, the Islanders have signed Harvard forward Jimmy Vesey , who actually signed with the...
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Islanders News: Preseason Popped Open

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — It’s preseason time. The first preseason game (win!) is in the books, and tonight the Isles are at the Garden. It's on MSG and MSG+. The World Cup final begins tonight. Let's get to it. ...
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Preseason Recap: Young Islanders 3, Half Flyers 0. Ho-Sang scores, Strome fights.

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Not bad, kids. Feel free to take all of the grains of salt you need, but a very young incarnation of the Islanders shut out a similarly inexperienced version of the Flyers 3-0 Monday night ...
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Preview & Game Thread: Islanders vs. Half the Flyers preseason opener

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Hey, it’s an Islanders game. Too bad you can only watch it live. There’s a game tonight at Barclays Center between the Islanders and Flyers. If you want to see it, get your ass to Brooklyn or...
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2016 Islanders training camp: Grabovski to IR, Clutterbuck, Gionta day-to-day as preseason games begin

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Who knows what some of these vague terms actually mean. But in any event, don’t expect to see a few veterans in the one preseason game tonight. The Islanders play their first preseason game...
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Islanders News: We've always been at war with Eastasia

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Whoa. There are people here? Islanders preseason action starts tonight in Brooklyn versus the (or at least some portion of the) Flyers . Game time is 7 pm and tickets are still available. I...
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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Tatar, Halak lead Europe into final with OT win over Swedes

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — They said it couldn’t be done. But here they are. Few gave Team Europe much of a chance at the World Cup of Hockey . Too old, too unfamiliar with each other, too few superstars, too weak in the...
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Islanders News: Canada cruising; Sweden vs. Europe; Jets in a heap of Trouba

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Take a break from football to watch some afternoon hockey. Team Sweden vs. Team Europe semifinal is today at 1 pm. The Giants will play Washington again so you can skip one time. Islanders ...
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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Tavares scores as Canada squashes Russian uprising

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Canada moves on to the World Cup finals. And that title is going to get me 10 years in the gulag. Team Canada making it to the World Cup of Hockey finals isn’t surprising given the way they’ve...
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2016 World Cup of Hockey Semifinal Game Thread: Canada’s time or underdogs ahoy?

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — In which Bob takes on all of Canada and Krueger’s Krew is playing with house money. The World Cup of Hockey is down to four teams. Two of these will meet in the best-of-three final next week...
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Islanders Training Camp: Boychuk misses Day 2, will see doctor for upper body injury

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — The season isn’t official until someone gets hurt. Cal Clutterbuck also left practice with an injury. Day 2 of Islanders training camp saw the return of the team’s head coach but the loss (at...
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Islanders News: Camping on time, with lines to chew

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Camp has begun, and the news hose has been turned on. Here we are, and here we go. Islanders Reads The first day of skating at camp featured Ryan Strome at center as hinted earlier in...
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