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Islanders begin road trip with 5-0 loss in Colorado

$Newsday Jack Capuano made a surprising move to start Chad Johnson in goal Thursday night. It didn't change much for the Islanders, who had another ugly second period on their way to a 5-0 loss to the...
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Jack Capuano decides to start backup Chad Johnson over Jaroslav Halak

$Newsday Jack Capuano threw a bit of a curveball in goal Thursday night, opting to go with Chad Johnson over Jaroslav Halak, who struggled in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Jets. Johnson has started three of...
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As Kyle Okposo reaches 400-game mark, he's a key cog now

$Newsday It's hard even for Kyle Okposo to believe that less than two years ago, he still was an underachiever. The Islanders were in the middle of a good season during the lockout-shortened 2012-13 year,...
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Morning Skate Updates: 10/30/14

NHL.com NEWS, NOTES AND QUOTESJohnson Starts: Chad Johnson gets the start in goal for the Islanders tonight. Johnson is 3-0 with a 3.00 GAA and a .891 SV% this season, but came up big for the Islanders...
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Game Preview: Islanders at Avalanche

NHL.com The New York Islanders are taking their high-flying offense to high altitude tonight, when they take on the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center at 9 p.m.The Islanders enter the Mile High City, with...
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Isles Road Trip: Day 1

NHL.com The New York Islanders embarked on their first extended road trip of the season, jettisoning Long Island on Wednesday afternoon for a five-game tour through the Western Conference. The team makes...
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Islanders' tough road trip begins in Denver

$Newsday Jack Capuano cautioned, in the immediate aftermath of Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Jets at the Coliseum, that the Islanders need to be smarter with the puck.
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The Skinny: Jets 4, Islanders 3

NHL.com Game 9Winnipeg 4, Isles 3Andrew Ladd scored a pair of goals, including the tie-breaking tally 3:31 into the third period as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Islanders 4-3 before a crowd of 11,508 at...
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Islanders go on the road after home loss to Jets

$Newsday The five-city, nine-day western swing that starts Thursday is as much an opportunity as a challenge for the Islanders. It is a chance for bonding and building chemistry. Still, there is no place...
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Islanders nipped by Jets as challenging Western swing looms

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — The Islanders were saying all the right things about not looking ahead. The looming road trip was not their focus — maybe it’ll be a good measuring stick, maybe they’ll...
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Isles' Frans Nielsen is a student with straight A's

$Newsday Frans Nielsen does not think there is any tangible award that goes with being named one of the National Hockey League's three stars of the week, as he was on Monday. Nor does there need to be, as...
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Morning Skate Updates: 10/28/14

NHL.com NEWS, NOTES AND QUOTESHalak Starts: Jaroslav Halak will start tonight for the Islanders in goal. Halak sat the previous two games in favor of Chad Johnson, but is back in. The Islanders goaltender...
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Game Preview: Islanders vs. Jets

NHL.com The New York Islanders go for their third straight win Tuesday when they host the Winnipeg Jets at Nassau Coliseum.The Islanders league-leading offense (3.88 goals-per-game) is coming in hot after...
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Islanders' defense producing on offense

$Newsday There's been nothing wrong with the Islanders' offense through eight games. A big part of that is the offense from their defensemen.
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Isles Cory Conacher overcame odds early on

$Newsday Islanders center Cory Conacher was born with bladder extrophy, a condition where the bladder is on the outside of the body. After undergoing many surgeries at a young age and learning how to walk...
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Islanders Prospect Report

NHL.com AMATEUR PROSPECTSCammarata, Russo each post four-point weekends:Taylor Cammarata helped the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers sweep in-state rival Bemidji State over the weekend, scoring a...
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Nielsen Named NHL's Third Star of the Week

NHL.com The National Hockey League announced today that Frans Nielsen has been named Third Star of the Week for the period ending October. 26. Nielsen scored a point in all three Islanders games last...
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Islanders' 'Kid Line' of Anders Lee, Brock Nelson and Ryan Strome paying dividends

$Newsday The Islanders' "Kid Line" has been more than all right in the two games that Anders Lee, Brock Nelson and Ryan Strome have played together.
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Blog Articles

Three Periods: Dupuis’ incredible comeback(s); Maatta deals with tumor; NHL notes (Yahoo Sports)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — The Pittsburgh Penguins prove their resilience – again – as Pascal Dupuis bounces back from another freak injury and Olli Maatta plays despite tumor news; plus, news and notes from the...
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New York Islanders vs. Colorado Avalanche Preview: Ghosts of Parenteau

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Yearning for PAP. As Mile High Hockey put it, many expected the roles to be reversed in tonight's encounter between the New York Islanders and Colorado Avalanche . After 10 games the Avs are...
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Game Day (10): Islanders at Avalanche, 9 pm

NYI Point Blank (Christian Arnold) — at (6-3-0)                   (2-4-4) Pepsi Center — Denver, CO TV: MSG Plus Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM, WRCN 103.9 FM
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Preview: New York Islanders Face Off With Avalanche

Eyes On Isles (Sean Marshall) — After a brutal 4-3 loss to the Winnipeg Jets, the New York Islanders begin a five game road trip starting with tonight against the struggling Colorado Avalanche. Tonight’s game is also the...
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NHL Fantasy Hockey: Why Henrik Zetterberg is a stud, Alex Semin a dud (Puck Daddy)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — Dobber launched his fantasy hockey website   DobberHockey   back in 2005 and has been Puck Daddy's resident fantasy hockey 'expert' since 2009. At this point, 40 players are on pace...
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Fantasy top 30 goalies: Scrivens, Lehner solid adds (NHL)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — Every Thursday during the season, NHL.com fantasy hockey correspondent Justin Goldman, a regional goalie scout for USA Hockey and founder of The Goalie Guild, will provide you with in-depth goalie...
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LHH Power Rankings Oct. 29 - Who Are The Islanders?

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (ICanSeeForIslesAndIsles) — Most major publications are high on the Isles. Our own commentarriat is mixed. And the objective power rankings? Not impressed, thus far. As of October 29th, the Isles are a first-place team....
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New York Islanders: Keys to a Successful Western Conference Road Trip

Eyes On Isles (Jason Arias) — After a tough, yet inexcusable loss to the last place Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday, the New York Islanders took off for the first leg of their 5-game road trip out west beginning on Thursday in...
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Islanders Gameday News: Road trippin' in the Mile High City; Super Boychuk Bros; Law & Owners reunion

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Dater? I don't even know her. First Islanders Goal picks for tonight's game against Les Avalanche can be filed here . Game time is 9 pm New York time, so you have a few extra hours to pick ...
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Fighting Declines, Fourth Line Minutes Grow ... What's Next for the Islanders?

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — The league trend is to de-emphasize fighters and get more minutes from a fourth line. The Islanders already do the latter, but is it too much given their personnel? The reason's for NHL...
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NHL suspends Rangers D Moore 5 games for head hit (The Associated Press)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — The NHL suspended New York Rangers defenseman John Moore on Wednesday for five games without pay for an illegal hit to the head of Minnesota Wild forward Erik Haula. The decision was handed out...
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Ex-Islanders co-owner may try to withdraw plea (The Associated Press)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — A lawyer for a former part-owner of the New York Islanders says his client may try to withdraw his guilty plea after learning he would be sentenced to 20 years in prison. Attorney Michael...
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Islanders-Avalanche Preview (The Associated Press)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — The New York Islanders expected to face some adversity after beginning the season on a four-game winning streak, and there are few better ways to test their mettle than a long road trip. The...
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5 things we learned from Garth Snow

NYI Point Blank (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Garth Snow joined the Islanders Point Blank podcast and here are five things we learned from the team’s general manager… 1. Snow was talking to Chicago and Boston for a “significant...
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Some thoughts on the Islanders loss to Jets

NYI Point Blank (Christian Arnold) — Jaroslav Halak made his first start in over a week and it showed. There were plenty of shaky moments, as his third and fourth goal allowed could only be described as soft. He made 26 saves on 30...
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Meet Sam and Dave Boychuk; Two of the New York Islanders’ Newest Fans

Eyes On Isles (Kevin Cosgrove) — Editors note: This was a collaborative effort from all of us at Eyes On Isles.  Big thanks to Kenny, Noah, Sean, Chris and Andrew for the ideas, and a huge thank you to Sam and Dave Boychuk...
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New York Islanders News: Go West, young men, and win

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Last night ended poorly, but Travis Hamonic is awesome and Frans watches what you won't. Good morning! The Isles are still in first place. /shoots self because because Islanders Reads The...
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Recap: Winnipeg Jets 4, New York Islanders 3 - Puck management, goalie deja vu

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — The Isles overcame a major penalty but lost on a critical sequence in the third. Jack Capuano lamented careless puck management, while Jaroslav Halak remained in an early season funk. While the ...
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Game Recap: Islanders Fall to the Winnipeg Jets

Eyes On Isles (Kenny Conrade) — When the Islanders acquired Jaroslav Halak and Chad Johnson in the offseason, everyone who follows the NHL and the Islanders figured they would’ve shored up their horrid goaltending...
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