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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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Report: Isles, Vegas working on expansion draft deal (Updated)
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The New York Islanders offered a surprise Sunday, when the publicly released available/protected expansion draft lists revealed they had protected five defensemen. The Islanders have a deal in place to send their first-round pick to Vegas to steer the expansion franchise toward selecting a designated player off the Isles’ unprotected list, two NHL sources confirmed […]

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Penguins' Game 2 success; Finns cheering on Rinne; Gomez joins Isles (Puck Headlines)
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Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com. Fan brings

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Ducks-Preds Game 4; Murray vs. Fleury; Richardson joins Isles (Puck Headlines)
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Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com. NASHVILLE

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Isles name Luke Richardson assistant coach
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It’s been rumored for a while, and on Thursday it became official — longtime NHL defenseman Luke Richardson has been hired as Doug Weight’s assistant coach in New York. Richardson, 48, was an Oilers teammate of Weight’s for a few years during the early ’90s. “Luke brings a tireless work ethic and outstanding character to […]

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[Bits] Bon Kovi? Winter Classic at Citi; Isles vs. Italians at Worlds
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The Thunderbirds are down 2-1 to Regina in the WHL final after a 3-2 loss last night. Mathew Barzal had an assist but was also assessed a diving penalty at a really bad time that coach Steve Konowalchuk is still scratching his head about. Ilya Kovalchuk wants back into the NHL and he’s going to […]

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NHL Daily: Leafs Prospect Out, Isles Prospect Gets New Deal and More
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NHL Daily: Leafs Prospect Out With Injury, Islanders Prospect Signs New Deal, Sabres New GM and More! (Morning NHL Headlines)Grab your morning cup of coffee and join us here at Puck Prose for a compilation of NHL daily links that will help keep you updated with everything going on in the hockey wo…

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Bettman skeptical that Isles could return to Nassau Coliseum
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is skeptical that a newly renovated Nassau Coliseum could make a suitable home for the New York Islanders. “It would make it the smallest building in the league,” Bettman told Fox 5 Sports Extra on Sunday, per Long Island Business News. “I’m not sure that works.” It was reported last week that Brooklyn […]

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