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Islanders: Triantaphilisms — 10 Things I Think I Think 5/22/15

The finalists for the NHL’s General Manager of the Year award are to be announced tonight before Game four of the Eastern Conference Finals and I’m going to go out on a limb and predict one of them to be a polarizing figure (for the New York Islanders fanbase, anyways). Love him or hate him, Garth Snow has made a tremendous impact on the Islanders for the 2014-15 campaign. Honestly...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dal Colle Looks To Add More Silverware

Michael Dal Colle will only turn 19 years of age on June 20 of this year. He is already one of the most highly touted Islanders prospects to come along in quite some time, being selected in the first round, fifth overall, in the 2014 NHL entry draft. With three years of Ontario Hockey League play under his belt as a member of the Oshawa Generals, Dal Colle has amassed an amazing...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Okposo’s Future With Islanders To Be Decided

Time flies, doesn’t it? It feels like just yesterday when the New York Islanders locked up Kyle Okposo to a five-year, $14 million contract extension following the 2010-11 season. Islanders fans were thrilled that Okposo, then 22, would be staying on Long Island for the next half-decade at seemingly great value. At the time he inked the extension, Okposo was a budding star. Kyle...
Via Islanders Insight
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Police searching for man who allegedly stole a glove from Islanders bench during playoffs

Do you know this man? This photo released by the Nassau County police department shows a man wearing a hockey glove that they say he stole from the New York Islanders bench during the team's final game at the Nassau Coliseum on April 25. In the photograph, the man appears to be demonstrating that while gloves provide protection during games, they are well suited for enabling partygoers...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nelson staying in top form while teammates heal, rest

While most of his Islanders teammates are at home resting, Brock Nelson is over 5,000 miles away in the Czech Republic, representing the United States at the IIHF World Championships. Not only is he representing his home country, but he is leading the team in scoring. Nelson has scored six goals for the United States, which will face Russia on Saturday.(h/t Lighthouse Hockey)
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders selling icy Nassau Coliseum souvenirs

Looking for a piece of history from the Islanders' last game at storied Nassau Coliseum?Well, you're in luck ... although it won't be a piece so much as it'll be a puddle.The Islanders are selling to fans the melted-down version of the ice that was on the surface on April 25 for the team's final game before moving to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn next year. For the low, low price...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Nelson Helps Americans Relegate Slovenia With 3-1 Victory

Following a 3-1 loss to the Americans on Sunday, Slovenia has been relegated to Division IA for the 2016 World Championships. The goal for Slovenia was simple: get a point, they stay alive. Get two or three, they’d be in decent shape for their final meeting against Denmark. Slovenia came into the game against the Americans knowing that a loss in regulation would put an end to...
Via The Hockey House
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Ice is removed from Nassau Coliseum one last time

The end of a team’s hockey season inevitably results in one of the most depressing scenes: the removal and melting of the ice. Such is the case for the Islanders, but the team removing their ice from the Nassau Coliseum is a bit more emotional as it’ll be the last time the Isles call the rink home. The ice is removed from the Coliseum one final time. #Isles
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Paul Pierce bangs glass at Capitals-Islanders Game 7

Apparently Paul Pierce doesn’t only troll opposing basketball teams. Pierce and a few of his Washington Wizards teammates took in Monday’s Capitals-Islanders Game 7. That’s Marcin Gortat, Rasual Butler, Pierce, and John Wall sitting in the front row. The Wizards are in the house, Paul Pierce is slamming the glass — Ian Oland (@ianoland) April...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Previewing Game 7 showdown between Islanders and Capitals

After an exciting and emotional Game 6 win at Nassau Coliseum, the New York Islanders will play the Washington Capitals in Game 7 on Monday night at the Verizon Center. The Islanders have a chance to advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time since 1992-93. The Capitals haven’t advanced to Round 2 since 2011-12 when they lost to the New York Rangers...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

NBC New York breaks news of possible Game 8 in Capitals-Islanders series

The Islanders and Capitals will play Game 7 of their first round series tonight.  After winning Game 6 at the Nassau Coliseum to force the decisive game, NBC4 in New York ran this bizarre report with not one, but two snafus.  The most alarming of which is reporting that a possible Game 8 will be played in the series if the Isles can win Game 7 in Washington.  That Game 8 would...
Via Awful Announcing
26 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders force Game 7

Heading into Game 6 at the Nassau Coliseum, the New York Islanders faced elimination from the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs trailing the series 3-2 against the Washington Capitals. After a bad 5-1 loss in Game 5, the Islanders were able to pull it back together and play a great game in front of an energetic crowd at what could potentially be the last game played at the...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin jokes about taking a chair from Nassau Coliseum

The Washington Capitals have an opportunity to close out their series against the New York Islanders on Saturday afternoon inside the Nassau Coliseum. Should the Capitals win Game 6, the doors will officially close on the arena and the Isles will officially call Brooklyn home. Alex Ovechkin was asked about the opportunity to close out the Coliseum with a victory and he had a...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the New York Islanders have the best fourth line in hockey?

Fans call them them the bash brothers, opponents hate to play against them, and overall they energize the crowd and their teammates with their bone crushing hits. The New York Islanders line of Matt Martin, Cal Clutterbuck, and Casey Cizikas make up one of the best fourth lines not only in the playoffs, but the entire […] The post Do the New York Islanders have the best fourth...
Via Along the Boards
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders fans continue bad behavior as Brooks Orpik gets hit with cup (video)

The Washington Capitals got a huge road victory Tuesday night, beating the New York Islanders in overtime 2-1 courtesy of an overtime winner from Nicklas Backstrom. As Capitals players slapped each other on the back and celebrated on the ice, what appears to be a beer cup comes flying onto the ice, hitting defenseman Brooks...Read More The post Islanders fans continue bad behavior...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders fans stole seats from the Nassau Coliseum

The Islanders are playing their final games inside the Nassau Coliseum prior to their move to Brooklyn for the 2015-16 season. Fans are eager to grab a piece of history before the doors close on the Isles’ time in the Coliseum, but they may be a bit too eager if Game 3 was any indication. Good seats available! Fans took seats from Nassau Coliseum last game, sometimes using tools...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Islanders take a 2-1 series lead

It took free hockey to decide the third game between the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals in the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. However, not much time was needed as Islanders captain John Tavares fought through the Capitals defense and put the puck behind goalie Braden Holtby. The goal happened 15 seconds into overtime sending the home crowd into an uproar as...
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Playoff Preview: New York Islanders vs Capitals

Playoff hockey makes its way back to the Island for the second time in the last three years for what seems to be a promising future for a young Islanders team.  The Islanders could have had home ice advantage if they picked up a win against the Columbus Blue Jackets in their final regular season game.  However, with their shootout loss against the Blue Jackets, the Islanders will...
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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