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1 hr ago | Lighthouse Hockey

Ryan O'Reilly and RFA/Arbitration Threats: Or, anxiety averted by John Tavares

When the Colorado Avalanche and Ryan O'Reilly finally came to an agreement and avoided arbitration this month, I thought of the anxiety the New York Islanders have been fortunate to avoid with their best player, and I was reminded of a familiar threat from a familiar agency... "I said to Joe, 'If you win, you also lose,' and that everybody would ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Ryan O'Reilly, NHL Players, New York Islanders, Matt Duchene, Gabriel Landeskog

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBS Local

Friedman: Enough Excuses - Isles Must Return To Playoffs This Season

Every team strives to make the playoffs and win the Stanley Cup. Delusional or not, that's always the goal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Islanders, Travis Hamonic, Garth Snow, Calvin de Haan, Griffin Reinhart, NHL Players

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Pension Plan Puppets

Lightning Star Issues "Come And Get Me" Plea To Maple Leafs

The actions of the Tampa Bay Lightning's wantaway star Steven Stamkos suggest that he is plotting an escape to his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Steven Stamkos, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division, Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL Northeast Divison

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lighthouse Hockey

Grabovski and Kulemin: GMs like depth, coaches like options, players like continuity

Player management is a constant balance of what's good for an organization and what's good for the players who are delivering an organization's best current results.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Islanders, Frans Nielsen, NHL Players

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Rat Trick

Morning Links: 2009 Draft, Mark Recchi, Dmitry Kulikov

Feb 8, 2014; Uniondale, NY, USA; New York Islanders center John Tavares controls the puck in front of Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon during the second period of a game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Islanders, NHL Players, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Nathan MacKinnon

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Newsday

For Islanders' Ryan Strome, nothing is a given

Ryan Strome turned 21 on Friday, right in the middle of the Islanders' prospect camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Islanders, Ryan Strome, NHL Players, Frans Nielsen, Matt Martin, Colin McDonald

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Sporting News

Isles' nice offseason continues with Calvin de Haan deal

So, the New York Islanders made a wise move with their 23-year-old defenseman: They bought three years of restricted free agency for a little less than $6 million and guaranteed that he'd cost less than $2 million against the cap through 2016-17.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Islanders, Calvin de Haan, NHL Players, Garth Snow, Kyle Okposo, Lubomir Visnovsky

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CBS Local

Capellini: Islanders Need 1-2 More Impact Moves To Have Legit Expectations

For the first time in a long time, the Islanders might have some margin for error heading into a season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Islanders, Garth Snow, Ryan Strome, Josh Bailey, Matt Martin, NHL Players

Thu Jul 03, 2014

CBS Local

Islanders GM Snow Talks Free Agency, Defends Moulson Trade On WFAN

The embattled general manager of the New York Islanders has been the subject of much criticism of late, specifically in the aftermath of the now-infamous interview he did with TSN during the NHL draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Islanders

TSN.ca

Numbers Game: Sabres bring back Moulson

The Buffalo Sabres liked Matt Moulson so much, after he played 44 games for them last season, that they brought him back as a prize free agent this summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Moulson, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison, New York Islanders

Wed Jul 02, 2014

TSN.ca

Islanders sign Grabovski, Kulemin to four-year contracts

The New York Islanders made a big splash on the second day of free agency, signing centre Mikhail Grabovski and former Toronto Maple Leafs teammate Nikolai Kulemin .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Mikhail Grabovski, Nikolai Kulemin

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Raw Charge

Former Bolt Cory Conacher goes to Long Island

Once again, left wing Cory Conacher will have an opportunity to prove himself in both a promising and challenging situation as he signs a 1 year deal with the New York Islanders .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Cory Conacher, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Islanders, NHL Northeast Divison

BleacherReport

Matt Moulson to Sabres: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

Although he enjoyed some good moments as he ultimately posted 23 goals and 51 points overall, he was unable to enjoy the same success in Buffalo and Minnesota that he did on Long Island.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Moulson, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison, Minnesota Wild, NHL Northwest Division

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Newsday

Islanders have needs, but are looking for good fits as free agency begins

St. Louis Blues goaltender Jaroslav Halak, of Slovakia, cannot stop a goal during the third period of a game on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, in Newark, N.J. The Islanders have needs as free agency begins Tuesday, but that does not make general manager Garth Snow feel desperate.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Islanders, Garth Snow, Casey Cizikas, Brock Nelson, Griffin Reinhart, NHL Players

Cardiac Cane

NHL Free Agency 2014: Top Five Free Agent Forwards

Mar 11, 2014; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Moulson against the Edmonton Oilers at Xcel Energy Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Moulson, NHL Players, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Atlantic Division, New York Islanders

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Newsday

Garth Snow defends move up to draft Joshua Ho-Sang

It was the ultimate Islanders moment: The defiant team that does things its own way, led by the defiant general manager who quietly does things his own way, selecting the outsized talent who, sometimes to his detriment, does things his own way.

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Related Topix: Sports, Garth Snow, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, New York Islanders, Kyle Okposo

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