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Thank Bossy, John Tavares is no Ryan O'Reilly

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The three-year contract drama with the Colorado Avalanche and Ryan O'Reilly is a reminder of the anxiety the New York Islanders avoided with their best player.

[Bits] DC & JT, Brassard Bucks, Scouting Scouts

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Michael Del Colle and John Tavares share more than just an old team, Derick Brassard gets cigar-stained SlatsDollars, scouting departments around the NHL are...

[Bits] WCAP Radio, Reimer, Corsi All Stars

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Jack Capuano talks on TSN radio, James Reimer re-signs with the Leafs, the Corsi Hockey League announces its All Star Selections and Black Comeau is a hall of...

Cappy: Ch. 1-3 of the Jake 'Guns' Absuano Story

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The first installment in the series (not really) written by (the pre-gamers version of) Jack Capuano, the Second Most Winning Coach in the History of the NHL Professional Hockey Club New York...

For GMs and agents, it shouldn't be personal

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Player agents have many tasks. Deciding which teams their clients should consider based on whether the GM is nice shouldn't be one of them.

[Bits] Poulin Stays, D Dilligence, Stamkos Fever

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Kevin Poulin returns for another year as Islanders property, looking at the likelihood of repeat performances, Islanders penalties taken and drawn and Stamkos...

Isles, Poulin politely nod at one another

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The Islanders and goalie Kevin Poulin have avoided arbitration by settling on a new one-year contract extension this morning. Please continue about your day.

Leafs replace scouts with room-sized computer

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[humor] Days after naming stats-focused junior team GM Kyle Dubas to their upper management team, the Toronto Maple Leafs fired their entire scouting staff and installed a massive single computer...

[Bits] Numbers crunch, BST Signings, No Arbys

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Nikolai Kulemin and TJ Brennan choose their uniform numbers, the Sound Tigers sign two, Chris Kreider and Ryan O'Reilly avoid arbitration and NHL GMs love...

Retro Game Thread: Isles Vs Penguins

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We turn back the clock to game 7, 1993 between the Isles and Pens.

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