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What’s next for Islanders after Brock Nelson signing

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — The first domino has fallen in the Islanders’ offseason of uncertainty. So now what? Team president Lou Lamoriello wrapped up his first big pending unrestricted free agent, inking 27-year-old...
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Islanders lock up Brock Nelson with six-year deal

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The Islanders have made the first move toward keeping their core. The team announced Thursday it has agreed to terms on a six-year contract with forward Brock Nelson that will pay an average of $6...
  • 3 days ago
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Why Islanders must start embracing Barclays Center

NY Post (Larry Brooks) — Lou Lamoriello has a decision in front of him that no other president/general manager in the NHL must confront. But these are the Islanders, and that must always be remembered regardless of how...
  • 14 days ago
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Andrew Ladd's recovery is 'on track,' but will he still be an Islander come September?

Newsday At least Andrew Ladd knows what to expect with his latest rehab efforts.
  • 15 days ago
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Judge takes 15 years off fraud sentence for ex-Islander co-owner Stephen Walsh

Newsday The ruling means that former New York Islanders co-owner Stephen Walsh, imprisoned since 2014 on a 20-year sentence, will soon be released from federal custody.
  • 17 days ago
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Behind Lou Lamoriello ‘bullish’ attitude on Islanders’ future

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — The expectation would be that team president Lou Lamoriello is bullish on the future of the Islanders. But when it came time to explain just exactly why, he immediately turned to one of the few...
  • 18 days ago
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Islanders can ill afford to lose captain Anders Lee

Newsday If Anders Lee never does another thing for the Islanders, which has become a startling possibility, he can know that his team and its fans always will owe him huge thanks for an unforgettable...
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Cal Clutterbuck’s injuries are worse than anyone imagined

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — The injury to Cal Clutterbuck’s back was even worse than it appeared. The integral Islanders winger has been dealing with a few serious ailments for almost two months that eventually led to him...
  • 19 days ago
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The Islanders are coming to terms with their offseason truth

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — The same thing Lou Lamoriello was most proud of about this year’s Islanders team is the same thing the players better be prepared for when training camp opens in September. “Extremely proud, for a...
  • 19 days ago
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Robin Lehner, Anders Lee enjoy playing with Islanders, but future with team remains uncertain

Newsday Captain Anders Lee and goalie Robin Lehner spoke glowingly of the strides the Islanders made this season and the organization's bright future overall as the team conducted its exit interviews on...
  • 19 days ago
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Islanders' top offseason priority: Get shovel in ground for new LI home

Newsday Everything revolves around a new arena, and nothing comes close to being as important.
  • 19 days ago
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Islanders winger Cal Clutterbuck says he likely will need back surgery this offseason

Newsday Cal Clutterbuck gingerly arose from his stall and stiffly began to walk out of the Islanders' dressing room at their East Meadow practice facility on Monday.
  • 19 days ago
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Barry Trotz looking forward to some time off from the hockey grind

Newsday Somewhere in a box in his basement is the Jack Adams Award as the NHL's top coach Barry Trotz won in 2016 while with the Capitals.
  • 19 days ago
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Questions loom for Islanders ahead of exit interviews on Monday

Newsday It was readily apparent that once he got to know them after taking the job in June, Barry Trotz liked this group of Islanders. That's not always a given in the NHL. Some groups, some seasons, just...
  • 20 days ago
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Islanders facing an Anders Lee conundrum

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — The assumption was that Islanders team president Lou Lamoriello would not have approved naming Anders Lee captain if there wasn’t an understanding on a new contract for the 28-year-old Minnesotan....
  • 20 days ago
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Mat Barzal knew Islanders had chance to ‘go all the way’

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — The Islanders knew what the rest of postseason picture looked like, and that’s part of what made getting swept by the Hurricanes in the second round so difficult to swallow. The Eastern Conference...
  • 21 days ago
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For Islanders, first the pain of playoff elimination, then the reflection

Newsday Reflection may come with time but, for now, there is only the pain of playoff elimination for the Islanders.
  • 21 days ago
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Massive Robin Lehner decision will shape Islanders’ future

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — What is the cost of a good fit, for both sides? And when the situation is a little more complicated than just money and performance, is there more value in simply getting a deal done rather than...
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Blog Articles

New York Islanders 2018-19 Highlight: Devon Toews Makes Us Say Wow

Eyes On Isles (Michel Anderson) — We already knew that Devon Toews belonged with the New York Islanders at the NHL level. But on February 2nd, he showed us he could be something special. Devon Toews finally made his NHL debut for...
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New York Islanders Prospects Playing for 2019 CHL Memorial Cup

Eyes On Isles (Michel Anderson) — New York Islanders prospects Arneaud Durandeau and Noah Dobson will be on opposing sides as their team’s faceoff for the 2019 CHL Memorial Cup. And both are in wildly different places in...
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New York Islanders Anthony Beauvillier 2018-2019 Season Grade

Eyes On Isles (Matt O'Leary) — 2018-2019 was a rough year for New York Islanders forward Anthony Beauvillier. He took a step back after a promising second half to 2017-2018. After a strong second half to 2017-2018, the New York...
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New York Islanders Jordan Eberle Likely To Hit UFA Market

Eyes On Isles (Matt O'Leary) — The New York Islanders locked up Brock Nelson on Thursday. It appears like they are prepared to let Jordan Eberle walk in free agency. Rumor season is upon us, which is the most fun time of the...
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[Bits]: Nelson’s “no-brainer;” Cizikas wins the Nystrom

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Steven E. Smith) — Also, Noah Dobson is a huge reason that his Huskies are playing for the Memorial Cup. Well, I complain about a dearth of Islanders news, and they go and extend Brock Nelson , much to my...
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New York Islanders Podcast: What to do with First Round 2019 Draft Pick

Eyes On Isles (Michel Anderson) — The New York Islanders will draft 23rd overall at this years NHL Entry Draft. What should they do with their pick? Move up, move down, or trade out of the first round altogether? There’s an...
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New York Islanders: Anders Lee and Barry Trotz Spotted Talking

Eyes On Isles (Matt O'Leary) — New York Islanders coach, Barry Trotz and captain Anders Lee were spotted talking shop at a Starbucks in Garden City. Most of the New York Islanders players and coaches live in the Garden City and...
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New York Islanders Trade Protection Minor Bonus in Brock Nelson Deal

Eyes On Isles (Michel Anderson) — The dust has settled on the New York Islanders contract extension with center Brock Nelson. Not only does Brock get a nice raise, but he also gets trade protection too. By re-signing Brock Nelson...
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How Nuance Can Help Analyze Brock Nelson’s New Contract

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Carey Haber) — Is the Islanders’ six-year extension to Brock Nelson good, bad, or somewhere in the middle? After a career season, the Islanders announced on Thursday they had re-signed center Brock Nelson ...
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New York Islanders Robin Lehner 2018-2019 Season Grade

Eyes On Isles (Matt O'Leary) — On July 3, the New York Islanders landed their starting goalie for this past year. Robin Lehner was everything they hoped for and more. Robin Lehner was set to become an RFA after the 2017-2018...
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New York Islanders Comparable Contracts To Brock Nelson Deal

Eyes On Isles (Matt O'Leary) — The New York Islanders inked up Brock Nelson for six more years. Here’s how his contract compares to past contracts around the league in recent years. Yesterday, the New York Islanders...
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Islanders News: Brock believes in Barry, Lou

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — The Islanders center is their first key pending UFA to re-sign. It’s Friday, before a U.S. Monday holiday. By that time, the Stanley Cup final will finally be underway. Islanders News Dan...
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New York Islanders 2018-19 Season Review and Player Grade: Devon Toews

Eyes On Isles (Michel Anderson) — New York Islanders fourth-round pick from the 2014 draft, Devon Toews, finally made the NHL. He took his opportunity and ran with it. He stepped into the lineup to cover an injured blue line and...
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Brock Nelson Re-signs with New York Islanders

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Six years and $36 million for the American center The New York Islanders have re-signed Brock Nelson to a six-year, $36 million contract, retaining a key center and removing a high-value...
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New York Islanders Sign Brock Nelson to Six Year Extension

Eyes On Isles (Michel Anderson) — The New York Islanders have signed pending unrestricted free agent Brock Nelson to a six-year deal with a $6 million AAV. The term is great for Brock and the price is great for the team. One down,...
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Islanders Anxiety - Episode 91 - We’re Weird Like That

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — You have to keep growing. Mike and Dan are joined by The Athletic’s Arthur Staple to talk about what moves the Islanders could make this summer. They talk about the team’s feelings at clear out...
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New York Islanders Noah Dobson Next Step

Eyes On Isles (Christopher Lizza) — There is no debate who the New York Islanders top prospect is in their pipeline. Noah Dobson, one of the Isles first-round picks from last year holds that claim. What is Dobson’s next step...
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Islanders News: Dobson in Semis; Previewing the Final

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Steven E. Smith) — Also, Staple looks ahead at next season’s potential roster. So we have to wait until Monday for more hockey? I suppose that’s not the worst thing; everyone can enjoy their holiday weekend in the...
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New York Islanders Chances For Ideal Lineup

Eyes On Isles (Matt O'Leary) — The New York Islanders have cap space, movable assets, and a hall of fame GM. What are the chances that they land their ideal lineup? If you’re on social media or subscribe to The Athletic...
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New York Islanders Should Trade for Vegas Golden Knights William Karlsson

Eyes On Isles (Michel Anderson) — The Vegas Golden Knights need to make some tough decisions ahead. One is to find a new home for William Karlsson. The New York Islanders should open their doors. It’s our offseason mission...
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