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  1. Isles’ Josh Bailey has until 7 a.m. ET Friday to sign or miss the entire season

    Sep 15, 2011, 12:25 PM EDT

    Josh Bailey

    Islanders restricted free agent Josh Bailey has a deadline to be signed by Friday morning or else the Islanders will make him miss the rest of the season.

  2. Report: Islanders to sign John Tavares to six-year, $33 million deal

    Sep 14, 2011, 4:55 PM EDT

    Curtis McElhinney, John Tavares

    After the reports started up last night, John Tavares is getting his long-term deal to stay with the Islanders and it’s a beauty of a contract from Isles GM Garth Snow.

  3. Report: Isles John Tavares and Buffalo’s Tyler Myers both close to signing extensions

    Sep 14, 2011, 11:16 AM EDT

    John Tavares

    A pair of young stars are close to re-upping with their teams and those contract extensions could be juicy.

  4. Suggestions for six NHL teams who haven’t named a captain yet

    Sep 12, 2011, 10:15 PM EDT

    prongerrichardsref

    The Sabres, Avalanche, Panthers, Islanders, Devils and Flyers are the six NHL teams without a captain at this time. PHT provides suggestions for the direction of each club in this post.

  5. John Tavares says that he’d love to be the Islanders’ next captain

    Sep 8, 2011, 2:43 PM EDT

    New York Islanders Draft Party

    John Tavares expressed interest in becoming the next Islanders captain, now that the position was vacated by Doug Weight’s retirement.

  6. Inking a new deal: Islanders secure Tattoo Lou’s as team’s official tattoo shop

    Sep 3, 2011, 5:46 PM EDT

    Nassau Coliseum

    Think you’ve heard of everything? Not yet… The Islanders have an official team sponsored tattoo shop to call their own.

  7. Can Taylor Hall avoid the sophomore slump? Recent history says he can

    Aug 22, 2011, 11:39 PM EDT

    Taylor Hall

    Last year’s number one pick Taylor Hall had a solid rookie season ended by an ankle injury. Can he avoid the sophomore slump? Performance by past #1 picks says he can.

  8. Islanders ask MSG not to show February brawlfest for Friday watch party

    Aug 18, 2011, 12:45 PM EDT

    Eric Godard, Trevor Gillies

    Turns out the Islanders can do the right thing after all as they’re changing up the game to be re-aired and celebrated this week.

  9. Five years of Garth Snow as Isles general manager: Are things getting better?

    Jul 18, 2011, 10:43 PM EDT

    Garth Snow

    After five seasons running the Islanders, Garth Snow is slowly rebuilding the team. Is there reason to have hope on Long Island?

  10. Islanders sign Kyle Okposo to five year contract extension; Hope is alive in Long Island?

    May 25, 2011, 5:28 PM EDT

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    Kyle Okposo

    After getting Calder Trophy candidate Michael Grabner locked up a couple weeks ago, the Islanders are taking care of more of their future by signing Kyle Okposo to a five year extension.

  11. Video: Ask The Expert – Mike Milbury talks home ice advantage in playoffs, Devils/Isles future

    Apr 7, 2011, 7:02 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Henrik Sedin

    On this week’s “Ask The Expert” with Mike Milbury, Mike answers your questions on the importance of home ice in the playoffs as well as answering your questions about the future of the Devils and Islanders.

  12. Vote for the Goal of the Week (February 28-March 6)

    Mar 7, 2011, 6:45 PM EDT

    Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Nikolai Khabibulin

    Vote for the February 28-March 6th Goal of the Week. The contestants are Pavel Datsyuk, Alex Ovechkin, Bobby Ryan, Niklas Backstrom, Artem Anisimov, John Tavares and Alexander Semin.

  13. Goal of the Night – John Tavares (March 5)

    Mar 6, 2011, 8:30 AM EDT

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    Minnesota Wild v New York Islanders

    There were two amazing goals among the very good ones last night, but John Tavares ultimately edges James van Riemsdyk for the March 5th Goal of the Night.

  14. Did the Bruins make a mistake by ‘rushing’ Tyler Seguin to NHL level?

    Feb 14, 2011, 5:03 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Philadelphia Flyers

    With Tyler Seguin becoming a regular healthy scratch, it begs the question: did the Bruins rush him into the NHL this season?

  15. Report: Sidney Crosby skipping All-Star Game – Who takes his spot?

    Jan 23, 2011, 12:34 AM EDT

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    2011 NHL Winter Classic Practice

    A report out tonight says Sidney Crosby will be skipping the All-Star Game after missing the last two weeks thanks to a concussion. So who takes his spot in the game?

  16. Save of the Night – Ryan Miller, plus a natural hat trick by John Tavares (January 15)

    Jan 16, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    millervs.tavares

    John Tavares had the last laugh on Saturday, but Ryan Miller made an outstanding stop on a 2-0 that ended up being the January 15’s save of the night.

  17. Goal of the Night: James Neal (January 15)

    Jan 16, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    nealgoalofthenightjan15

    Loui Eriksson and James Neal connected on a great 2-on-1 goal against helpless defenseman Dustin Byfuglien and goalie Ondrej Pavelec for January 15th’s goal of the night.

  18. Riding the Zamboni – Saturday, January 15th (early edition)

    Jan 15, 2011, 11:52 PM EDT

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    raywhitney900pts

    Here are summaries of the night’s first 10 games, including a natural hat trick for John Tavares and Ray Whitney earning the 900th point of his NHL career.

  19. Should the NHL take control of the wayward Islanders?

    Dec 5, 2010, 1:40 PM EDT

    New York Islanders Rookie Camp

    Should the NHL take over the fledgling New York Islanders franchise, as New York Post writer Larry Brooks suggests?

  20. Who had the most impressive hat trick last night?

    Oct 24, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Last night saw three different players score hat tricks in the NHL for the second night in a row. Which player had the most impressive hat trick of the bunch?

  21. Video: John Tavares nets first NHL hat trick, Isles lose 4-3 to Florida

    Oct 23, 2010, 10:20 PM EDT

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    If the Islanders didn’t have John Tavares, they wouldn’t have been on the scoreboard all night long. The Panthers took down the Islanders 4-3 but Islanders star John Tavares wouldn’t go down quietly, netting his first NHL hat trick in the defeat.

  22. John Tavares spoils Toronto’s perfect start with OT goal

    Oct 18, 2010, 10:12 PM EDT

    tavaresbeatstoronto

    Well, the dream run had to end some time, right? Maybe you can picture a perfect season in football, but in hockey, it’s usually nice to just have a perfect couple weeks. After rushing to an impressive 4-0 season opening run, the Toronto Maple Leafs settled for a “charity point” as John Tavares scored in…

  23. Islanders get good news: Tavares and Wisniewski to play tonight

    Oct 16, 2010, 1:15 PM EDT

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    John Tavares

    Good news, everyone! Well, for everyone who is an Islanders fan at least.

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