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Islanders Summer Report Card: Eric Boulton

Eric Boulton Season: 10 GP – 2 G – 0 A – 2 PTS — 30 PIM — -1 Career: 648 GP – 31 G – 48 A – 79 PTS — 1,419 PIM — -35 Contract: UFA 2014-15 Season Recap Eric Boulton played in ten games for the New York Islanders last season. Outside the celebrated fourth line of Matt Martin, Casey Cizikas and Cal Clutterbuck, Boulton was another forward on the blue and orange...
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New York Islanders’ 2015 draft: Why Mathew Barzal was a good choice

At the 2015 NHL Draft, the New York Islanders selected Canadian-born Mathew Barzal with the No. 16 overall pick. The past several seasons, the Islanders were able to make high selections, as the team was in a state of rebuilding. Barzal, it seems, will only fit in with the core of young, talented players the Islanders are trying to build themselves around. While he suffered a knee...
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New York Islanders: Andong Song’s drafting and what it means for the NHL

During the 2015 NHL Draft, the New York Islanders drafted defenseman Andong Song in the sixth round, at No. 172 overall. While this may seem insignificant at first glance, this choice by the Islanders is historic, in that Song is the first Chinese player to ever be chosen in the NHL draft. This is not only great for increasing diversity within the NHL, but it is also indicative of...
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Islanders Insight Top Shelf: August It Is 8/01/2015

The good news is that it’s now August 1st, meaning that the start of training camp is a mere six weeks away. The bad news is that it’s August 1st, meaning that the news cycle really, really slows to a crawl as players and management all vie to squeeze in their last four weeks of family time prior to embarking on another long NHL season. We’ll do what we can to help you get...
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Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Handing Over the Keys (7/31/15)

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Handing Over the Keys The Islanders lease with the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum officially ends today. A bitter, drawn out divorce that has led the team to new pastures in Brooklyn. However, a tradition was born during the last season at the Coliseum, which will continue in Brooklyn, at least in EA Sports NHL 16. Islanders Links: Insight...
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Islanders' 'Yes!' chant included in EA Sports' 'NHL 16'

The New York Islanders' signature "Yes!" chant will be an audible part of EA Sports' "NHL 16" video game, which will be released in September.The fans' repetitive one-word salute can be heard in the video game after an Islanders' goal at Barclays Center. The "Yes!" chant is also audible after a New York victory, with members of the club skating toward center ice to celebrate.The...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders' Clutterbuck embraces building process

New York Islanders rugged right wing Cal Clutterbuck insists he isn't one to dwell on a negative.So, rather than lament his team's ouster in a spirited seven-game first-round series against Washington, the 27-year-old is focused on building off the club's best regular-season performance since 1983-84."(The loss to the Capitals) is not something I think about on a daily basis," Clutterbuck...
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Report: Lubomir Visnovsky may start the year in Europe

Lubomir Visnovsky is currently lacking an NHL contract and is reportedly considering a move to Europe for the start of the 2015-16 season. The 38-year-old defenseman is coming off a two-year, $9.5 million contract with the New York Islanders, but the team has made it known they’re looking toward younger defenseman moving forward. That leaves Visnovsky on the outside and he may...
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New York Islanders made a wise investment resigning Anders Lee

The New York Islanders re-signed forward Anders Lee back in June to a 4-year, $3.75 million per year contract. Lee was a rookie at the age of 24 this past season, and put up impressive numbers. For example, he racked up 25 goals and had 41 overall points in 76 games, which resulted in him being ranked fourth among rookies in scoring for the 2014-15 season. While many fans found his...
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Islanders' Bailey reels in success on, off ice

New York Islanders left wing Josh Bailey enjoyed a career year on the ice and continued his good fortune by getting married earlier this month.Now with respect to his wife Megan, the 25-year-old Bailey has long been in love with fishing due to his days at his family's cottage in Bowmanville, Ontario. Although Bailey celebrated reeling in a barracuda and a four-pound bass while on...
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The Islanders are finally done paying Alexei Yashin

The story has become infamous. The New York Islanders acquired star forward Alexei Yashin in 2001 at an amazingly high cost, trading future Norris Trophy winner Zdeno Chara, the 2011 second overall pick (which turned out to be Jason Spezza) and Bill Muckalt for the Russian forward. If dealing those youngsters wasn’t enough, New York general manager Mike Milbury inked Yashin to...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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