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Islanders Insight Staff Predictions for 2015-16 Season

Everyone has opinions, which are legion among Islanders fans, especially this season when you factor in settling into the Barclays Center on top of big expectations. We at Islanders Insight are no different. To help kick off what promises to be a touchstone season for the hockey team formerly from Nassau, here are some Isles-centric picks and more for 2015-16.   ANDY GRAZIANO...
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New York Islanders season preview: Team brings lofty goals to Barclays Center

Plus: Captain John Tavares opens a new era for the Islanders as they'll move to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and leave the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in their rear-view mirror. Tavares recorded 86 points (38 goals, 48 assists) despite having numerous linemates last season, but the two-time Hart Trophy finalist should excel with the return of a healthy Kyle Okposo and upstart...
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Tavares, Isles to be regulars on Long Island Rail Road

Captain John Tavares admitted that the New York Islanders feel at home on the rails.That's right, Tavares and his team eschewed conventional travel for a home game on Monday and hopped on the Long Island Rail Road to Brooklyn's Barclays Center for the Islanders' preseason tilt against the Philadelphia Flyers."We definitely all feel like Long Islanders now for sure," Tavares told...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Ho-Sang sent back to OHL after being late to Islanders training camp

    How’s this for a harsh punishment? The New York Islanders sent prospect Josh Ho-Sang back to the OHL after he was late to the first day of the team’s training camp, Newsday’s Arthur Staple reports. Making matters more confounding is that Staple says Ho-Sang’s behavior had been “exemplary” up to this point: Couple #Isles folks said Ho-Sang's behavior had...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tavares models Islanders' black-and-white third jersey

The New York Islanders will indeed feature a black-and-white third jersey this season.The Islanders' official Twitter account confirmed the change in color scheme by having captain John Tavares pose in his new duds. The jersey eschews the map of Long Island on the chest and replaces the geography with "NY", with the latter letter resembling a hockey stick.Speculation of the shift...
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Islanders Release New Third Jersey

The New York Islanders today released their new third jersey, commemorating their inaugural season in Brooklyn as well as paying homage to late head coach Al Arbour. Captain John Tavares modeled the jerseys, which get a good, long look in the image gallery below. The post Islanders Release New Third Jersey appeared first on Islanders Insight.
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Patience is a virtue for the Islanders and John Tavares

The former child prodigy and number one overall pick of the New York Islanders in the 2009 NHL Entry draft, John Tavares, has been steadily improving and is now considered amongst the best players in the game. His drive and determination to be the best has no doubt kept him on the right path during the first portion of his NHL career. John Tavares has enduring some very lean times...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

John Tavares praises Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid is widely believed to be the best upcoming NHL prospect and most have penciled his name in to be called first during the 2015 NHL Draft. He has received praise from nearly every hockey outlet, but some recent comments from a former top overall pick go a long way in describing the youngster’s talent. John Tavares, the first overall pick back in 2009, had some big...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders GM rips IOC after John Tavares' season-ending injury

New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow saw his best player John Tavares suffer a season-ending knee injury in Canada’s 2-1 victory over Latvia on Wednesday at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The Isles are 12 points out of a wild-card playoff spot and are likely destined for another top five NHL draft pick after losing their leading scorer and captain. As expected, Snow...
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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