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  1. Isles prospects: A team grows in Brooklyn

    Mike Hume

    The puck-lovers of Brooklyn received some happy news today, as the New York Islanders announced they will relocate from their home in Nassau County to the brand-new Barclays Center in time to start the 2015-16 season. Even better news for Brooklynite...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  2. Source: New York Islanders' Doug Weight to announce retirement

    Mike Hume

    In a move that comes as little surprise, New York Islanders team captain Doug Weight will announce his retirement at a team news conference Thursday, according to a source familiar with the matter.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2011
  3. Grabner named Calder finalist

    Mike Hume

    New York Islanders rookie Michael Grabner was named one of three finalists for the Calder Trophy Tuesday, the award given annually to the NHL's rookie of the year. Grabner, who led all NHL rookies with 34 goals in 2010-11, is joined on the short l...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  4. Devils 'win' NHL draft lotto, Isles pick fifth

    Mike Hume

    Well, it turns out the Devils' late-season tear up the standings didn't hurt their draft position much at all. New Jersey "won" the NHL's draft lottery Tuesday night, moving up from the No. 8 pick to the No. 4 pick, leapfrogging the New York Islander...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  5. W2W4: Penguins vs. Islanders

    Mike Hume

    Perhaps a little overlooked while their local rival's desperately battle for the playoffs, the New York Islanders will tangle with the Pittsburgh Penguins for the first time since the brawl-filled, 9-3 Isles win at the Coliseum in February, a game th...

    Blog | April 08, 2011
  6. Montoya inks extension with Isles

    Mike Hume

    The New York Islanders continued their strategy of locking up affordable veterans who have performed well when the club announced a one-year extension for goalie Al Montoya Tuesday. Brought in late in the season to help alleviate problems caused b...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  7. Isles prospect Kabanov recognized

    Mike Hume

    Talented but time-challenged New York Islanders prospect Kirill Kabanov learned some good news this week, nominated for the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Humanitarian Award. Since being traded from QMJHL powerhouse Moncton to the Lewiston MA...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  8. W2W4: Panthers vs. Islanders

    Mike Hume

    While most of the "hot team" talk has been devoted to the suddenly surging New Jersey Devils, the New York Islanders have made a similar push, winning five of their last six games en route to a 7-3-0 record in February. The Isles will look to continu...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  9. Love for Long I$land

    Mike Hume

    Piling on the Isles is a national pastime for most hockey pundits, but Wednesday a pair of ESPN Insider pieces contained some praise for the boys in blue and orange. True, the Islanders spend the second fewest dollars in the NHL on player salaries...

    Blog | February 16, 2011
  10. Player Poll: Isles are unliked

    Mike Hume

    Just prior to Sunday's All-Star game CBC released the results of an NHL player poll conducted in conjunction with the NHL Players Association, producing a load of debate fodder for the next few days. As I shared on Twitter Sunday, the results were...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  11. Line shuffle keys Rangers rout

    Mike Hume

    The Rangers halted the New York Islanders' win streak in its tracks at the Garden Monday, stomping all over their rivals 7-2. The Isles kept the game close before a fluttering shot from Matt Gilroy eluded Isles stopper Dwayne Roloson to give the R...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  12. NHL not close to Isles intervention

    Mike Hume

    Don't hold your breath on the NHL stepping in to help halt the downward spiral of the New York Islanders franchise. In his Friday blog for ESPN Insider, E.J. Hradek sat down Deputy Commish Bill Daly for a little Q&A. During the interview, Hrad...

    Blog | December 10, 2010
  13. For Isles, this one goes to 11

    Mike Hume

    New coach? No matter. The losing streak still spiraled to 11 games. The snake-bit New York Islanders gave up 32 shots in the first two periods and succumbed to the Lightning, 4-2, Wednesday, with the ringing of pucks off pipes and crossbars supply...

    Blog | November 18, 2010
  14. Isles return Niederreiter to WHL

    Mike Hume

    The New York Islanders announced late Thursday morning that rookie winger Nino Niederreiter, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2010 entry draft, would be returned to his WHL team, the Portland Winterhawks. The announcement comes just after Niederreiter s...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  15. W2W4: Islanders vs. Maple Leafs

    Mike Hume

    Your first-place New York Islanders clash with the unbeaten Toronto Maple Leafs tonight. Wait, did I just write that? Okay, so the Isles are technically tied with the Penguins, but New York has played one fewer game. The Leafs, on the other hand, ...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  16. Rangers, Isles and Devils TV schedule

    Mike Hume

    The NHL released its national TV schedule today, which includes 11 games on Versus for the New York Rangers. That number matches Detroit, Chicago, Boston, Pittsburgh and Washington for the most appearances in the league. Meanwhile the Islanders have ...

    Blog | August 25, 2010