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Garth Looks Past Visnovsky per ESPN

As you all know, the Isles are in the rumor mill these days. Clarity is such a tough thing to get this time of year. Luckily, an NHL stalwart like Pierre LeBrun is here to provide some as he/ESPN try to get a sense of the rumblings in the NHL leading up to the draft. Garth Snow to Pierre: “We’re ... Read More »

IslesBeat’s Good Reads – NHL Draft Edition

Not up on your NHL draft blogs? Here are the best we have seen. All about the numbers…. NHL Numbers with a look at the Free Agent Market from the only perspective that matters, Isles fans… The analytics. You ask about Dmen…. Well they took at look at that also…. In fact, NHL Numbers has been a great read all ... Read More »

A Reality Check on Griffin Reinhart Opinions

Many fans and writers are dismissing young Islanders prospect Griffin Reinhart on misguided pages, posts and tweets across the internet; the lesson of Calvin de Haan apparently forgotten. It is universally recognized that defensemen take longer to develop into NHL caliber players. There is also a prevailing view from some experts and scouts that “even bigger defensemen” take more time. ... Read More »

Kirill Petrov ends KHL contract

As I cited on twitter, Kirill is coming. Another step has been taken as Kirill Petrov terminates contract with KHL. According to TASS Kirill Petrov finally agreed on terms of contract termination with #AkBars of the #KHL and will sign with the #Isles today — Igor Eronko (@IgorEronko) June 8, 2015 Read More »

Isles New Practice Facility to be in Cantiague Park

Per an Islanders Official Press Release: Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and New York Islanders Principal Owner Charles B. Wang today announced a public-private partnership to enhance the Cantiague Park Ice Facility and make it the Islanders official practice location and business offices.   The team has committed to hosting five open team practices per year, as well as ... Read More »

New Rules Recommendations from NHL/NHLPA Competition Committee

Co-chairs of the NHL / NHLPA Competition Committee – Mathieu Schneider, National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) Special Assistant to the Executive Director, and Colin Campbell, National Hockey League (NHL) Senior Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations – issued the following statement on new rules recommendations after the Competition Committee met today in New York: Expanded Video Review: Coach’s Challenge ... Read More »

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