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ISLESBEAT PRESENTS – An Isles Season Primer

  Welcome to one of the easier season previews in the last few years. Why? Because a coach/mindset is not in the way of a clear-cut vision and philosophy in how the players were drafted and skill-sets. With Doug Weight coaching, it is unimpeded. Kids are at the right time and showing they can/should remain.  After this preseason – Who ... Read More »

Who Will Be The Next NY Islanders Coach?

  When NHL punditry suggests coaching candidates, it seems like they pick them from a hat. Witness the latest names thrown as Isles candidates since Jack Capuano was fired on Tuesday. Nobody ever seems to bother to drill-down on best fits, pros and cons. So, I will.   Whether fans like it or not, NY Islanders GM Garth Snow looks like ... Read More »

IslesBeats Good Reads: Top Hockey Prospects Edition

The hole Patrick Kane is in is getting deeper.   Cory Pronman has his Top 100 Prospects for 2015-2016. (Need an ESPN Insider account for access) Some tidbits (aka: the NY Islanders are all over his list): Anthony Barzal is #13: “…Barzal is an electric offensive talent whose puck skills, hockey IQ and agility all get very high grades. He ... Read More »

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