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Isles seek fourth straight win as Canucks visit
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The New York Islanders hope their victory Saturday night marked the beginning of an ability to win low-scoring defensive battles. The Vancouver Canucks hope their loss Sunday night signaled the end of their misfortune in one-goal games. The Islanders extended their winning streak to three games Saturday when they edged the host Ottawa Senators 2-1.

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Halak, Tavares lead Isles in shootout for win
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John Tavares puts the Islanders ahead in the shootout and Jaroslav Halak seals the win for the Islanders with a save on David Desharnais For the latest, exclusive hockey action, subscribe to our channel by clicking the big, red shiny SUBSCRIBE button Watch live hockey wherever you are: https://www.nhl.com/tv For breaking news, scores and stats, […]

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Arena timeline could leave Isles with a John Tavares conundrum
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The initial critical deadline the Islanders face in their quest to get state approval for construction of their projected state of the arena at Belmont Park is a little over four months away. That is when the NHL trade deadline hits, on Feb. 26, and nobody I can find is confident that the state approval

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Isles drop first game of the season to Blue Jackets, 5-0
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First Period: Sonny Milano Assists: Oliver Bjorkstrand, Nick Foligno Cam Atkinson Assists: Artemi Panarin Second Period: Ryan Murray Assists: Artemi Panarin, Alexander Wennberg Zach Werenski (Power Play) Assists: Alexander Wennberg, Artemi Panarin Pierre-Luc Dubois Assists: Seth Jones Third Period: Islanders penalties: Mathrew Barzal: Slashing (2:00) Cal Clutterbuck: Roughing (2:00) John Tavares: Hooking (2:00) Johnny Boychuk: Fighting (5:00) One game doesn't make a season but tonight was a dumpster […]

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What's at stake for the Isles this season? Oh, just about everything
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Islanders Point Blank founder and former SNY contributor Chris Botta will be back with us this season, posting multiple columns each week. When we last left off about five years ago, the New York Islanders were a franchise without a long-term home — a team entering each season merely yearning to grab one of the […]

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Tavares: Contract talks with Isles 'more complicated' than people think
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The ongoing contract saga between John Tavares and the New York Islanders seems to be farther from a resolution than ever before. Last week, it was reported that the two sides had yet to even discuss financial details of a new deal, and this week, Tavares himself fanned the flames of speculation. "Things are a […]

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Tavares says ‘no rush’ to sign extension with Isles
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John Tavares keeps saying all the right things about his future with the New York Islanders. But that doesn’t change the fact he still doesn’t have a contract extension in place. Tavares, who can become an unrestricted free agent next summer, spoke

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After making NHL debut, Jones re-ups with Isles
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One of the Isles’ feel-good stories from last season wrote a new chapter on Thursday. Connor Jones, the undrafted 26-year-old that made his NHL debut in April, has signed a one-year, two-way extension, the club announced. Jones certainly earned his way to the show. He spent four years at Quinnipiac before catching on with the […]

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Long Island legislature urging Isles to return to Nassau Coliseum
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The Nassau and Suffolk legislatures will host a bicounty news conference Friday to urge the Islanders to return to Nassau Coliseum, according to Newsday's Robert Brodsky and Jim Baumbach.  Nassau legislature wrote to Islanders' owners Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin saying "give the idea of returning the team to its true home every consideration possible." […]

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Report: Isles’ arena situation a complicating factor for Tavares
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Back in January, John Tavares said he’d be open this summer to signing a contract extension with the New York Islanders. Tavares became eligible to sign one July 1. Isles GM Garth Snow has been a busy man, and massive contracts typically take time to negotiate.

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Isles keep dealing, send Hamonic to Calgary (Updated)
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It’s been rumored for days that Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic might be on the move. Per Sportsnet, the Isles have dealt Hamonic to Calgary. It’s the second significant move of the draft weekend from GM Garth Snow who, on Thursday, acquired Jordan Eberle from Edmonton in exchange for Ryan Strome.

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Trade: Isles get Eberle from Edmonton for Strome
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Everyone knew this was going to be a massive offseason for Islanders GM Garth Snow. Per TSN, the Isles are on the verge of acquiring Jordan Eberle from Edmonton. Update: Ryan Strome headed to Edmonton in exchange, per TSN’s Darren Dreger.

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