No Tavares, No Problem For New York Islanders

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When New York Islanders’ star forward John Tavares left the game against Latvia early during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics due to a knee injury, every Islanders fan everywhere winced with pain. With the news that Tavares will be out for […]

New York Islanders Should Call Up Anders Lee for the Final Stretch of the Season

Brad Penner - USA Today Sports

The New York Islanders have taken a huge step back in the 2013-14 season and are currently looking to trade impending unrestricted free agents they know will not re-sign. To make matters worse, John Tavares and Frans Nielsen are both […]

New York Islanders: Does Michael Grabner Leading Olympics in Scoring Increase Trade Value?

Scott Rovak - USA Today Sports

New York Islanders forward and Team Austria representative Michael Grabner is leading the Olympics in scoring with five goals and one assist.  Grabner has really flourished on the larger ice surface and is showing how effective he can be when […]

Should New York Islanders Trade Michael Grabner?

Geoff Burke

The NHL trade deadline is on Mar. 5, and the New York Islanders will be fielding trade offers for most players on the team with the exception of John Tavares, Travis Hamonic and Kyle Okposo. The name Michael Grabner is […]

New York Islanders: Boldly Continue Hot Streak vs. Colorado Avalanche

Kevin Poulin

The New York Islanders defeated the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Friday night, in overtime. It was the Islanders’ sixth win in their last seven games, and their sixth-straight on the road. The overtime winner came from speedster Michael Grabner, who […]

NHL Made The Right Move In Suspending New York Islanders’ Michael Grabner

Debby Wong - USA Today Sports

There are arguments that the NHL is trying to soften up the game, eliminate fighting, physicality, and take away the essence of hockey.  While that is a debate people can have, it’s a debate that must wait for another time. Player […]

New York Islanders’ Michael Grabner Faces Hearing With Department Of Player Safety

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

During his five year career in the NHL, Michael Grabner of the New York Islanders has never been viewed as a dirty player nor has he been suspended for any hits he has thrown during his career. He’s been a clean player who […]

New York Islanders Continue To Tinker With Lines

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Suffering the first two losses of the season has caused the New York Islanders to try and consider switching up the lines. Head coach Jack Capuano tried doing that against the Nashville Predators Saturday night, a move which worked for […]

Second Line Powers New York Islanders’ Offense To Victory

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Heading into the season, most fans of the New York Islanders weren’t really sure if the secondary scoring was in place. After last night’s win, it appears that the scoring is indeed there. The line of Michael Grabner, Josh Bailey […]

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Michael Grabner Showing Improvement In 3-Point Night For New York Islanders

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Heading into this season, there was some question as to whether or not the New York Islanders could have secondary scoring. Now that question has been answered, to a degree. The Islanders had to go to a shootout to come […]

New York Islanders Cal Clutterbuck Could Miss Extended Time With Injury

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As most fans know, the New York Islanders upgraded their toughness by adding Cal Clutterbuck via trade over the summer. His rough and tough style of play is a perfect fit for this Islanders hockey team, and gives the fans […]