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Islanders sign six players as depth insurance

$Newsday A quiet Day Two of free agency passed with the Islanders adding only depth players who will likely serve as potential call-ups from Bridgeport in case of injury.
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Islanders Sign Six To Two-Way Deals

NHL.com The New York Islanders announced today that forwards Justin Florek, Ben Holmstrom, Bracken Kearns, Justin Vaive, Joe Whitney and James Wright have agreed to terms on one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL)...
  • 3 days ago

Islanders import Thomas Greiss in backup goalie switch

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — The opening of free agency went pretty much according to plan — at least for the Islanders. On a day when there were major shakeups all around the NHL, Isles...
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Greiss Agrees To Terms

NHL.com The New York Islanders announced today that goaltender Thomas Greiss has agreed to terms on a two-year contract. Greiss appeared in 20 games last season with the Pittsburgh Penguins, posting a...
  • 4 days ago

Islanders sign goaltender Thomas Greiss

$Newsday The Islanders addressed their one big need minutes into free agency on Wednesday, signing goaltender Thomas Greiss to a two-year, $3-million deal.
  • 4 days ago

Kirill Petrov Agrees to Entry-Level Contract

NHL.com The New York Islanders announced today that forward Kirill Petrov has agreed to terms on a one-year, entry-level contract. Petrov, 25, scored 15 points (five goals, 10 assists) with Kazan Ak-Bars...
  • 4 days ago

Hickey Agrees To Terms

NHL.com The New York Islanders announced today that defenseman Thomas Hickey has agreed to terms on a three-year contract. Hickey has 48 points (seven goals, 41 assists) in 202 career National Hockey...
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1 position Islanders GM Snow is looking to fill in free agency

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — It’s an odd situation, and even Garth Snow was willing to admit it. “We’re obviously in a different situation than we have been in past offseasons,” the Islanders general manager...
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Anders Lee, Islanders agree to four-year deal

$Newsday Anders Lee will be an Islander for the foreseeable future.
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Lee Agrees To Terms

NHL.com The New York Islanders announced today that forward Anders Lee has agreed to terms on a four-year contract. Lee scored 25 goals and 41 points in 76 games as a rookie last season with the...
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Garth Snow working on deals for Islanders' Thomas Hickey, Anders Lee, sources confirm

$Newsday Garth Snow had a busy weekend at the NHL Draft, twice trading his way into the first round to select high-end prospects in a deep 2015 draft class.
  • 6 days ago

Islanders Extend Qualifying Offers

NHL.com The New York Islanders have extended qualifying offers to the following restricted free agents:Kevin CzuczmanMike HalmoAnders LeeBrock NelsonKevin PoulinJohan Sundstrom A qualifying offer retains...
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Isles make history by drafting Chinese player

$Newsday The Islanders made history late Saturday in the NHL Draft, selecting AnDong Song, the first Chinese-born player to be selected.
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Islanders manuevered to grab top talent in draft

$Newsday The Islanders added to their defense prospect depth on Day 2 of the NHL Draft, which was going to be the only day the Isles were active when this event began.
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Charity tournament serves as Islanders reunion

$Newsday Just by coincidence, on the same day the Yankees had their Old-Timers' game at the Stadium, former Islanders picked up their sticks and went out to play. No skates, though.
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Islanders pick five defensemen on Day 2

NHL.com SUNRISE, FLA (June 26, 2015) – The New York Islanders selected five defensemen on the second day of the 2015 National Hockey League Draft at BB&T Center. Mitchell Vande Sompel (82nd overall),...
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First Chinese player to be drafted chosen by Islanders

NHL.com SUNRISE, Fla. -- Andong Song became the first Chinese-born player to be selected in the NHL Draft when the New York Islanders chose him Saturday in the sixth round (No. 172).The 6-foot, 161-pound...
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Islanders Deal For Targets

NHL.com The New York Islanders didn’t have a first-round pick at the start of the 2015 NHL Draft, but things changed in a flash as General Manager Garth Snow executed two trades on the draft floor and...
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Blog Articles

Islander Analytics 2014-15 Review Part 2: Brock Nelson

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (garik16) — What should we take from the Rev's sophomore season with the Isles? Should we be impressed or disappointed? Let's look at the analytics to find out. Coming into this year, New York Islanders...
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Islanders News: Lubo lives, Howie recovers, McDonald flies

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — The Isles defenseman discusses negotiations and injuries, while the play-by-play announcer has a health scare. Today is the 4th of July -- i.e. Independence Day -- in the United States. You're...
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NHL-National Hockey League roundup (Reuters)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — July 3 (The Sports Xchange) - The Columbus Blue Jackets signed left winger Brandon Saad on Friday to a six-year contract through the 2020-21 NHL season. Terms were not disclosed, but Sportsnet...
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Islanders News: Bond sales take a ten percent bump in every state I visit.

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — You ready to follow Captain America into the jaws of death? If you're at work, may your day be short and your ride home be quick to get the holiday weekend started good and early. Islanders ...
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Bridgeport Sound Tigers 2015-16 Roster Takes Shape with Free Agent Signings

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — You're gonna need a program. The New York Islanders and their AHL affiliate Bridgeport Sound Tigers took a stab at building a competitive roster last season, adding free agents at...
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On Kyle Okposo: Definite Freak of Nature, Likely Destroyer of Defenses

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Michael Willhoft) — He good, y’all. New York Islanders fans have come to define Kyle Okposo many different ways in the years since he first joined the club full-time in 2008, none of which are all-encompassing...
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Islanders sign 6 players to 2-way, 1-year contracts (The Associated Press)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Islanders have signed Joe Whitney, James Wright and four other forwards to one-year, two-way contracts.
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Isles ink Wright to two-way deal

NYI Point Blank (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — The Islanders have signed James Wright to a one-year, two-way deal, according to reporter Renaud Levoie (July 2). The deal is reportedly worth $800,000. Wright played in the KHL last season. He...
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Islanders News: I'm taking what they're giving 'cause I'm working for a living.

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — [harmonica solo] Recovered from yesterday's feeding frenzy? Hang in there. Weekend's almost here. Islanders Links The Islanders spent the early part of free agency taking care of...
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Minor League Moves: Islanders start the Sound Tigers restocking with Whitney, Kearns and others

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — New farmhands a'comin. The Islanders spent most of Wednesday morning doing some  necessary housecleaning , which left their garage a lot less packed than it used to be. In other words,...
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Capitals add players on first day of free agency (The Associated Press)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — The Washington Capitals were busy on the opening day of NHL free agency on Wednesday. Defenseman Taylor Chorney signed a one-year $700,000 contract with Washington. Forwards Carter Camper and...
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Sabres draftee Eichel signs entry level deal, leaving school (The Associated Press)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — Jack Eichel is eager to begin his NHL career. Eichel, the 18-year-old center selected second overall by the Buffalo Sabres in last week's draft, signed his first professional contract Wednesday,...
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Kessel trade to Penguins highlights start of NHL free agency (The Associated Press)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — On the first day of NHL free agency, a blockbuster trade stole the spotlight. The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired high-scoring winger Phil Kessel from Toronto on Wednesday in the biggest move of the...
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Islanders Free Agent Exits: Neuvirth to Flyers, Donovan to Sabres, Ness to Capitals

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Everytime we say goodbye we say hello. The New York Islanders pretty much landed their known targets on the first day of free agency, signing backup goaltender Thomas Greiss , officially...
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Flyers sign backup goaltender Neuvirth to multiyear deal (The Associated Press)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have signed goaltender Michal Neuvirth to a multiyear contract.
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Lee excited for future on island

NYI Point Blank (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Couldnt be more excited for my future on the island! I want to say thank you to all my friends/family/fans for all of their love and support — Anders Lee (@leeberr09) July 1, 2015
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Islanders sign 3 players, Hickey, Greiss, Petrov (The Associated Press)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Islanders have signed defenseman Thomas Hickey, goaltender Thomas Greiss and forward Kirill Petrov.
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The smaller names of NHL unrestricted free agency, Hour 1 (Puck Daddy)

The View From Section 317 (Yahoo! Sports - NHL - New York Islanders News) — We’re keeping track of the big unrestricted free agent names here at Puck Daddy. But how are some of the smaller signings working out? Sometimes it's the little pieces that can help your...
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New York Islanders Sign KHLer Kirill Petrov, 2008 Draft Pick

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Time for everyone to pay off their bets from 2008. Call it the seven-year itch. Seven years after the New York Islanders drafted Russian winger Kirill Petrov in the third round (73rd) of the...
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Thomas Hickey Re-signed by Islanders: reported 3 years, $2.2 million per year

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Your #14 replica jersey is safe. The much-expected re-signing of New York Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey is now official, according to Arthur Staple of Newsday. Thomas Hickey deal is...
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