New York Islanders Keys To Making the Playoffs

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The Metropolitan division is the toughest division in hockey. There is little separating the top six teams in the division right now. The top three teams will automatically make the playoffs, while the fourth and fifth place teams are likely to take the Eastern Conference wildcard spots. With that in mind, the New York Islanders are […] READ MORE


Mixed Results in New York Islanders First Four Games

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Four games into the season and the New York Islanders are proving to be the same inconsistent team from last year. They are a team with misfiring talent. It looks like the season will be another roller-coaster ride. Mixed Results in New York Islanders First Four Games The Islanders opened with a 5-0 loss at […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Youth Shines in Pre-Season

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The New York Islanders are 4-0-2 in the pre-season. Two games remain on the schedule. The prospects have two exhibition games remaining in the pre-season schedule in which to make their mark. Throughout the pre-season schedule the Islanders youth has made their mark. As a result of their investment in youth, the Islanders look like […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2017-18 New York Islanders

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2017-18, where LastWordOnHockey.com gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in each division, and […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Goaltending: Improvements Needed to Compete

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The New York Islanders goaltending needs to improve to compete in the Metropolitan Division. The 2017-18 season begins in five weeks. However, many unanswered questions and concerns face the Islanders. The team is unsure where they are going to play in the long-term. They haven’t signed franchise center, John Tavares. He is widely regarded as […] READ MORE


Thomas Greiss Signs Extension with the New York Islanders

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The New York Islanders had a flurry of news today. There was some bad (being potentially kicked out of the Barclays Center), and some good news- this regarding an extension for their starting goaltender. The club announced that goaltender Thomas Greiss signed a three-year contract extension. The contract is worth a total of $10 million with […] READ MORE