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  1. Isles benefit from Boychuk's improvement

    Craig Custance

    The theory among scouts and executives regarding Nick Leddy was that once the talented 23-year-old defenseman escaped the depths of the Chicago Blackhawks' lineup, he would blossom in a bigger role. It's one of the reasons New York Islanders general ...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  2. Links from around the rink - Oct. 6

    Doug Mittler

    The New York Islanders made a good faith effort to make their final season at Nassau Coliseum a meaningful and entertaining one, acquiring a pair of Stanley Cup winning defensemen. Isles general manager Garth Snow acquired both Johnny Boychuk from...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  3. Ryan Strome the next great young talent for the New York Islander...

    Matthew Coller

    Hockey Prospectus identifies a player trending up, a player trending down and a key stat for the 2014-15 New York Islanders.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  4. Isles, Lightning youth can make impact

    Craig Custance

    In 2013, the Tampa Bay Lightning finished the regular season with an even-strength save percentage of .913. Only six teams were worse, and it was the major reason the Lightning finished better than just two other NHL teams in the standings. Then...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  5. Devils among top bounce back candidates

    Craig Custance

    The New Jersey Devils are so inclined to keep information in house that they didn't reveal how many years Andy Greene's contract extension was for during the announcement of his deal being signed on Wednesday. Contrast that against the Ottawa Sena...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  6. Next Question: Can Isles save the season?

    Craig Custance

    December can't come soon enough for the New York Islanders. Saturday's loss to the surging Philadelphia Flyers dropped the Islanders to 4-8 in November, locking in a losing month. It makes the 2008 Islanders the last team from this franchise to have ...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  7. NHL -- Three key questions in wake of Thomas Vanek trade to New Y...

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance analyzes three key questions in the wake of the Thomas Vanek trade to the Islanders. Did the Isles get the right player? And how long will Vanek and Matt Moulson remain with their new teams?

    Blog | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  8. NHL - Columbus Blue Jackets among five teams with hardest trade d...

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance explores five teams facing tough buy-or-sell decisions as the trade deadline approaches, topped by a Blue Jackets team that suddenly appears to be a playoff contender.

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  9. NHL - What's holding back the New York Islanders?

    Craig Custance

    The Islanders have been stockpiling top draft picks and feature one of the league's brightest young players in John Tavares, so why does the franchise continue to languish outside of the playoff picture? Craig Custance explores the issues for the Isles.

    Blog | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  10. NHL - Islanders, Red Wings, Blues could be good investments for o...

    Craig Custance

    Following the release of Forbes' NHL franchise valuations, Craig Custance digs a little deeper to see which franchises figure to increase the most in value in the years ahead.

    Blog | Conversation | November 30, 2012
  11. Brooklyn move alone won't add FAs to Isles

    Craig Custance

    On the first day of free agency in 2010, the New York Islanders made signing defenseman Paul Martin their priority. The first moment GM Garth Snow was allowed to call, he was on the phone with Martin making a pitch. Islanders forward Doug Weight also...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  12. NHL - Brooklyn, Barclays Center alone won't attract free agents t...

    Craig Custance

    A shiny new building and a home in Brooklyn erase one of the big hurdles faced by the Isles when it comes to attracting free agents. But it won't solve every problem.

    Blog | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  13. NHL - New York Islanders projections for 2012-13 season

    Timo Seppa and Craig Custance

    Hockey Prospectus and Craig Custance examine the rosters of every NHL team to see who is on the rise, who is declining and who could shine for the first time in the season ahead. Today's look is at the New York Islanders.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2012
  14. NHL - New York Islanders projections for 2011-12

    Timo Seppa and Corey Pronman

    The Summer Skate series continues with the Islanders, as Hockey Prospectus looks at promising former No. 1 overall pick John Tavares, who could be poised to have a breakout season for New York.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2011
  15. NHL - New York Islanders' last hope may be Brooklyn relocation

    Doug McIntyre

    After a proposal that would have likely kept the New York Islanders in Nassau County was soundly rejected Monday, the team's fate is unknown. With relocation talk swirling, the best bet to keep the team in New York may be a new arena in Brooklyn.

    Blog | Conversation | August 02, 2011
  16. NHL: Alex Goligoski gets his time to shine for Dallas Stars, Jaro...

    E.J. Hradek

    E.J. Hradek wraps up the NHL weekend action and looks ahead to the stretch drive as teams press ahead for playoff spots. Plus, notes on the Isles' coaching situation.

    Blog | Conversation | March 07, 2011