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Islanders notebook: John Tavares talks thumb surgery, Doug Weight

Newsday A few more items from Newsday's conversation with John Tavares on Wednesday, plus a note about Islanders 2012 draft pick Doyle Somerby:
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Islanders' John Tavares not in a rush to get extension done

Newsday John Tavares is not worried about his contract situation. Even as training camp looms in less than a month, the Islanders captain and star player said the fact that he's prepared to enter this...
  • 3 days ago
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John Tavares: What’s going into my patient Islanders decision

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — Want to know why it’s taking John Tavares so long to decide if he wants to sign a contract extension with the Islanders? That’s because the captain said he isn’t just weighing the terms on a new...
  • 3 days ago
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Prokhorov pressuring Islanders to play at Nassau Coliseum

NY Post (Josh Kosman) — Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, looking to protect a $165 million investment in the Nassau Coliseum, is pressuring the New York Islanders to play a significant number of games at the Long...
  • 4 days ago
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Islanders to host NHL Centennial Fan Arena on Long Island

Newsday As part of the NHL's 100th anniversary celebration, the Islanders will host the NHL Centennial Fan Arena in September.
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Islanders' Shane Prince to miss 4-6 months after ankle surgery

Newsday The Islanders announced on Monday that Shane Prince will miss 4-6 months after having recent ankle surgery.
  • 5 days ago
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Islanders sign Stephen Gionta to one-year, two-way contract

Newsday The Islanders announced the signing of forward Stephen Gionta to a one-year, two-way contract. The 33-year old scored six points in 26 games for the Islanders last season. He also played in seven...
  • 11 days ago
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What history tells us about John Tavares-Islanders stalemate

NY Post (Larry Brooks) — “My objective is the same as it’s always been, and that’s to stay here,” said the captain of the hockey club in the final year of his contract. “I never once looked at this as wanting to get to...
  • 14 days ago
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Isles set up defense for short term with Calvin de Haan deal

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — Just before going into an arbitration hearing Wednesday afternoon, the Islanders and restricted free-agent defenseman Calvin de Haan reached a deal on a one-year contract worth $3.3 million. De...
  • 17 days ago
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Calvin de Haan, Islanders agree on one-year deal

Newsday The Islanders agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth $3.3 million with defenseman Calvin de Haan on Wednesday morning.
  • 17 days ago
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John Tavares breaks silence on Islanders standoff

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — John Tavares’ mindset hasn’t changed: He wants to remain with the Islanders despite the uncertainty of the franchise’s future home and the lack of a contract extension. “I’ve enjoyed my time being...
  • 18 days ago
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John Tavares says he wants to remain an Islander

Newsday John Tavares has been eligible to sign a contract extension with the Islanders for a month now, but even though he has not done so, he reiterated on Tuesday that he hopes to remain with the team.
  • 18 days ago
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Islanders’ path back to Long Island is clearer than ever

NY Post (Brett Cyrgalis) — The window has opened, and it’s only a matter of time before the Islanders submit their proposal for a new arena at Belmont Park. New York state announced its long-awaited request for proposals...
  • 18 days ago
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14 Rangers games to air on NBC, NBCSN this season

Newsday The Rangers will be featured on three of the nine regular-season games to be shown on NBC next season, including the Jan. 1 Winter Classic against the Sabres at Citi Field, according to the...
  • 19 days ago
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State seeks proposals to develop Belmont Park

Newsday State officials will release a long-awaited request for proposals to develop Belmont Park with retail, entertainment, sports and hospitality options -- leaving the door open for an expected bid by...
  • 19 days ago
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Ex-Islanders winger Kyle Okposo says he is fully healthy after concussion

Newsday BUFFALO -- Sabres winger Kyle Okposo said he is fully healthy after a concussion led to sleeping trouble, significant weight loss and a trip to intensive care last March.
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Islanders, Adam Pelech agree on four-year contract extension

Newsday Defenseman Adam Pelech and the Islanders have agreed on a four-year contract extension, the team announced Monday.
  • 26 days ago
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Blog Articles

New York Islanders Need A Healthy Johnny Boychuk In 2017-2018

Eyes On Isles (Matt O'Leary) — Johnny Boychuk missed a solid chunk of time with the New York Islanders in the 2016-2017 season due to a lower body injury. The Islanders need him healthy this year. After a poor playoff...
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New York Islanders Worst John Tavares Speculations

Eyes On Isles (Michel Anderson) — The New York Islanders have a big issue to deal with this offseason; signing John Tavares to an extension. The media isn’t helping by tossing crazy speculations out there. Here are the worst...
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New York Islanders Kristers Gudlevskis Reveals New Mask (Photos)

Eyes On Isles (Matt O'Leary) — One of the newest New York Islanders, Kriters Gudlevskis, revealed his new lid for the 2017-2018 season and it looks pretty sweet. One of the essentials to being a goalie is having nice looking...
  • New: 10 hr 18 min ago

New York Islanders: Where Will John Tavares Rank In Team History?

Eyes On Isles (Rebecca Attard) — Let’s say John Tavares goes onto have a long and productive NHL career, all with the New York Islanders. Hey that’s the plan, isn’t it?  Say he racks up over 1000 points and 500 goals...
  • 12 hr 46 min ago

Islanders News: Masked crusaders working overtime; Tavares thumb’s up

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Some Saturday morning cartoons. Today is Islanders Day in NHL.com’ s 31-in-31 series. Here are the stories that ran: An Inside Look , with quotes from Jordan Eberle and Doug Weight. Brian...
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Islanders Podcast: A New Player Has Joined The Game

Eyes On Isles (Michel Anderson) — Get ready, because Eyes on Isles is getting into the New York Islanders podcast game. Here’s everything you need to know about our new podcast. Eyes on Isles is making its long awaited foray...
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New York Islanders Ryan Nuggent-Hopkins Trade Please

Eyes On Isles (Michel Anderson) — New York Islanders can still use some help in the middle of the ice. And it seems that a young, former first-round player has been made available on the cheap. There isn’t anyone that New...
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New York Islanders Should Make a Big Pitch for David Pastrnak

Eyes On Isles (Christopher Lizza) — There could be an opportunity for the New York Islanders to land one of the top young wingers in the game. The Isles should make a big pitch for David Pastrnak. This past week, Brian Lawton...
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Islanders News: Tavares of course; Trottier on winning

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Steven E. Smith) — Also, a visit from the Lachance family. Islanders Info John Tavares has had a good summer, aside from injury rehab. Our boy is getting married! And isn't afraid of playing without an...
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New York Islanders Daily: TSN Grasping At Straws With John Tavares

Eyes On Isles (Matt O'Leary) — TSN is back at it again with the New York Islanders captain John Tavares. You won’t believe what they proposed this time. Just when you thought the only John Tavares news would be his...
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New York Islanders Bill Torrey 25th Melancholy Anniversary

Eyes On Isles (Michel Anderson) — New York Islanders celebrate a melancholy anniversary today. It was 25 years ago today that long time GM Bill Torrey was let go from his position. In 1992 the New York Islanders were bought by a...
  • 2 days ago

New York Islanders Youth Benefits From Jaromir Jagr’s Experience

Eyes On Isles (Billy Lewis) — Earlier this week we put out an article saying that the New York Islanders should sign Jaromir Jagr. I agree because not only is Jagr still a productive player but would serve as a great mentor...
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Watching the Prospect Watchers: Barzal, Ho-Sang among ESPN’s top NHL prospects

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dan Saraceni) — Good grades over the summer. How’s your summer been? Relaxing? Refreshing? Full of great memories ? Well, for ESPN hockey prospect watcher Corey Pronman, summer means compiling list after list...
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New York Islanders Anders Lee Jordan Eberle Play Same Role

Eyes On Isles (Michel Anderson) — New York Islanders captain John Tavares spoke to NHL.com about his offseason and how he got engaged, recovered from an injury and surgery, as well as the acquisition of Jordan Eberle. Based on his...
  • 2 days ago

New York Islanders: Christopher Gibson Releases New Mask (Photos)

Eyes On Isles (Matt O'Leary) — New York Islanders goalie Christopher Gibson released his new mask for the 2017-2018 season and it gets the EOI stamp of approval. Last year we wrote about Christopher Gibson’s mask and it...
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New York Islanders 2017-18 Is Josh Bailey’s Critical Year

Eyes On Isles (Christopher Lizza) — Josh Bailey of the New York Islanders enters the 2017-18 season of the last year of his current 5-year contract. Bailey is one of nine unrestricted free agents for the blue and orange. This season...
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New York Islanders Daily: John Tavares Preaches Patience

Eyes On Isles (Matt O'Leary) — Everyone is holding their breath waiting for John Tavares to re-sign with the New York Islanders, but the Isles captain has a different approach in mind. Yesterday, New York Islanders...
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Islanders News: John Tavares sees a lot of ins, lot of outs, lot of what-have-yous

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — He talked about his contract negotiations in the most realistic way you would imagine. Wednesday was a big day in Islanders Country and, more specifically, the long-running drama of whether...
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New York Islanders Round Table: 2017-18 Season Wishlist

Eyes On Isles (Michel Anderson) — The New York Islanders are within a month and a half before the 2017-18 NHL season begins. There are still some outstanding issues from the previous season that needs to be fixed. We asked staff...
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New York Islanders: Mikhail Prokhorov Wants Team In Nassau Coliseum

Eyes On Isles (Matt O'Leary) — The New York Islanders will play a game in the new Nassau Coliseum in September, but are more games at the Coliseum coming in 2018-2019? When I found out the New York Islanders were going to play...
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