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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. Tavares flirting with 30?

    Mike Hume

    I'll level with you: I'm pretty excited to see the Islanders get to training camp. Most of it is professional curiosity. Of all three NY-area teams, it feels like the the Isles have the most pieces in motion that need to get set before the start o...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. The Isles' 'Win or Lose?' verdict

    Mike Hume

    Thanks for the great comments to yesterday's blog post on whether the Islanders should play to win or play for a better draft pick. The overwhelming majority of posters said they should play to win the game. You now have Herm Edwards' approval. Well ...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  10. W2W4: Maple Leafs vs. Islanders

    Mike Hume

    The Islanders play host to the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Coliseum tonight. Here are three keys to watch for when the puck drops. Oops, He Did It Again With Rick DiPietro still under contract until cars fly and several prospects eager to break ...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  11. W2W4: Islanders vs. Flyers

    Mike Hume

    The Islanders take on the Philadelphia Flyers Thursday night, seeking their first win against their division rivals since April 1, 2010. Here's what to watch for when the puck drops. Back To Reality Or Just A Blip? The smoking hot Islanders wer...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  12. 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
  13. Parenteau signs as 2011-12 Isles take shape

    Mike Hume

    We wondered yesterday exactly what kind of raise P.A. Parenteau would earn following his 35-point (and counting) campaign on Long Island. Now we know. After previously locking up Matt Moulson, the Islanders took another step in shoring up next sea...

    Blog | February 17, 2011
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. W2W4: Devils vs. Islanders

    Mike Hume

    It just wouldn't be a Monday holiday without an afternoon game at Nassau Coliseum, now would it? Here are four things to watch for when the Devils visit the Isles. Turning the Corner? Not much has gone right for the Devils this season, but with...

    Blog | January 17, 2011