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It’s time to penalize NHL’s perennial losers

NY Post (Larry Brooks) — The NHL staged its Lottery of Losers on Tuesday, an entire sub-division of the league hoping to actually win something after months of losing games and credibility. There they were, teams...
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Former Islanders Andrew MacDonald, Mark Streit find their place with Flyers

$Newsday Andrew MacDonald and Mark Streit served the Islanders well after arriving on Long Island via different routes in the 2008-09 season.
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McDonald Named To USA National World Championship Team

NHL.com USA Hockey announced today that New York Islanders forward Colin McDonald has been selected to the U.S. Men’s National Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World...
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Jets pick up option on Muhammad Wilkerson

$Newsday As expected, the Jets have picked up their fifth-year option on defensive stud Muhammad Wilkerson.
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Tavares Finds Next Level

NHL.com Standing in front of the blue Islanders backdrop in the Nassau Coliseum media room, John Tavares fielded questions from the scrum of reporters surrounding him. Topics for his season-ending...
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Source: Sidney Rice visits Jets

$Newsday John Idzik may not be done upgrading the Jets offense.
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Brassard back on ice Wednesday

$Newsday Derick Brassard, who left Tuesday's practice with what appeared to be a back issue, returned this morning in Westchester.
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John Tavares talks chemistry, younger players, coaching and more

$Newsday Since we're heading toward a rather quiet time from the Islanders as the NHL playoffs begin without them, I'll have a couple posts here of interviews with players from Monday's breakup day.
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Islanders will select fifth in draft, but GM Garth Snow mulls sending pick to Sabres

$Newsday The Islanders will select fifth in the 2014 NHL draft after the league's draft lottery was conducted Tuesday night -- unless general manager Garth Snow decides to send that pick to the Sabres to...
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Islanders To Select Fifth Overall in 2014 NHL Draft

NHL.com The New York Islanders will have the fifth overall pick in the 2014 National Hockey League Draft, as determined tonight by the 2014 NHL Draft Lottery.The 2014 NHL Draft will take place in...
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Donovan and Nelson Named to US Team at World Championships

NHL.com USA Hockey announced today that New York Islanders defenseman Matt Donovan and forward Brock Nelson have been selected to the U.S. Men’s National Team that will compete at the International Ice...
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OYO Toys In-Stock at Isles Team Store

NHL.com OYO Toys are back by popular demand at the Islanders team store! The Coliseum team store has just received a new shipment of Kyle Okposo and Frans Nielsen toys, so don't delay, as these hot items...
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Brassard leaves practice with lower back pain

$Newsday About 45 minutes into the Rangers first post-season practice---and two days before Game 1 against the Flyers---C Derick Brassard left practice limping and holding his lower back. J.T. Miller...
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NHL, NBC fumble Rangers-Flyers matchup

$Newsday You'd think the No. 1 and No. 4 TV markets in the U.S. would mean something more to the league and the network.
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Isles captain John Tavares: There is no part of me that wants to leave

$Newsday John Tavares has been spending plenty of time at home in Toronto working his way back from the knee injury that ended his season during the Olympics. So he's heard the rumblings about his supposed...
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J. T. Miller recalled from Hartford

$Newsday When the Rangers return to practice Tuesday, they will have a familiar face on the ice: J.T. Miller, 21, who has been up and down all season. Miller, send down on April 2, was recalled on Monday...
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Islanders Clean-Out Day

NHL.com The 2013-14 New York Islanders gathered for one final time this season, as the team held their annual locker clean out and exit interviews. The players held individual meetings with Head Coach...
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Jack Capuano will return as Islanders coach, GM says

$Newsday Garth Snow gave his unequivocal support to coach Jack Capuano and the Islanders' coaching staff Monday, saying he "has no intentions of making a coaching change" for next season.
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Blog Articles

Easter Hockey Bits: Bridgeport season ends without a goal

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Enjoy your holiday, if it's a holiday for you. But it's a day of hockey for everyone. A few Islanders reads, plus an open thread for Sunday's playoff hockey: Catching up with Andrew...
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What Islanders Should Do With 5th Overall Pick

Eyes On Isles (Noah Reiss) — The New York Islanders were awarded the 5th pick in the 2014 NHL draft following Tuesday nights draft lottery. Coming into the lottery the Islanders had a slim 8.1% chance to land the first pick...
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New York Islanders Sale Talks: Mysterious Billionaire Hockey Fan Might Decide to Bid after the Weekend

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — I can't tell you how fun the next few years are going to be. Back before we knew the New York Islanders were staying in New York but moving to Brooklyn, remember all the fun (but mostly angst)...
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2014 NHL Playoff Pick 'em: Colorado Avalanche vs. Minnesota Wild [Saturday playoff thread]

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Hockey, hockey, more hockey. As Bossy intended. Saturday features three NHL playoff series playing their Games 2, with start times spanning from 3 p.m. EDT ( Blues - Blackhawks ) to 9 p.m. (...
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2014 NHL Playoff Pick 'em: Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings [Friday watch thread]

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — So you wasted your winter Friday nights watching the Islanders, and now you think you are free. Wrong. The Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings haven't met in the playoffs since Eisenhower was...
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IIHF World Championship: Colin McDonald Joins Nelson, Donovan for Team USA

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — File this under "Surprise." USA Hockey announced today that New York Islanders winger Colin McDonald has been named to the Team USA roster for the IIHF World Championship that will take...
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New York Islanders Sale Talks: Multiple buyers showing interest

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — The lease in Brooklyn has reportedly attracted new bidders besides Andrew Barroway. Andrew Barroway is "no longer alone in his pursuit of the New York Islanders ," according to the Sports...
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Snow: Isles Likely to Retain 2014 First Rounder

NYI Point Blank (Kevin Schultz) — As part of the trade that sent Thomas Vanek to the Islanders in October, the Islanders owe the Buffalo Sabres a first round pick. Per a stipulation in the trade, the Islanders have the option of...
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Islanders News: Bridgeport prepares for final weekend; sad Frans; NHL playoff bits

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Last night's playoffs were more high-scoring madness. Alas, no Islanders. Not much new about the Isles -- here are some practice updates as Bridgeport enters its final weekend with a new Swede...
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Jets pick up option on Muhammad Wilkerson

$Newsday As expected, the Jets have picked up their fifth-year option on defensive stud Muhammad Wilkerson.
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Playoff Poll: San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings [Thursday Playoff Watch Thread]

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — There is hockey, some more hockey, and then yet more hockey. Bring it. Are you stocked in beer and junk food? Got your remote thumb ready? You better. Four series kick off tonight. This posts...
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Postseason Fodder: On Matt Donovan and Jake Gardiner

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — A summer series of tying on-going NHL topics to the Islanders. Jake Gardiner has been a higher offensive producer than Matt Donovan in the NCAA, AHL and the NHL, but both are 23-year-old...
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The Morning Skate: MacDonald Money

NYI Point Blank (Kevin Schultz) — Andrew MacDonald got a boat load of cash from the Philadelphia Flyers the other day to the tune of six years and $30 million. That’s quite a bit higher than the supposed four-year, $16...
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Roundup: Long Beach accepting bids for parking mall reconstruction

$Newsday The City of Long Beach on Thursday will start accepting bids for reconstruction of a parking mall on Park Avenue between Roosevelt and Neptune boulevards.
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2014 NHL Playoff Pick 'em: St. Louis Blues vs. Chicago Blackhawks

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — Just look at these Proven Winner coaches. Ken Hitchcock and Joel Quenneville are among the winningest active NHL coaches. They've met in the playoffs before. Oddly, each time the outcome...
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Principal goes to the wall for fundraiser

$Newsday West Hempstead High School Principal Dan Rehman had been standing on a small stool inside the school’s lobby for more than two hours last Friday when a student kicked it out from under his feet....
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Babylon, Islip getting nearly $500G from state to fix potholes

$Newsday The state is helping Babylon and Islip Town residents drive a little more smoothly over area roads.
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Ray Kelly joins board of Long Island's Museum of American Armor

$Newsday Former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, a Marine Corps veteran, is joining the board of the Museum of American Armor.
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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Thursday, April 17, 2014

$Newsday Your source for breaking news, traffic and transit updates to get you through the day.
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Islanders News: John Tavares talks linemates, coaching, Brock Nelson

SBN: Lighthouse Hockey (Dominik) — John Tavares likes the logjam at center. The New York Islanders completed "cleanout" earlier this week [insert your own quip about cleaning out your scapegoats here], and there are lots of...
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