Bits o' Islanders News

[Bits] Tavares on Nelson, lines, coaches; playoffs

From cleanout and media scrums after the New York Islanders season, John Tavares had plenty to say on Brock Nelson and what's next for the team.

[Bits] Lottery luckless; AMac paid; Brock to USA

The lottery is over, but the NHL playoffs are just beginning.

World Championship: Nelson, Donovan chosen for USA

USA Hockey has named its first slate of players for this spring's IIHF World Championship in Belarus, and it includes Brock Nelson and Matt Donovan of the New York Islanders.

[Bits] Lottery day; JT happy; Lubo too; Pulock 1st

So much to read as the New York Islanders break camp and prepare for the NHL Draft lottery.

Donovan, Pulock, Mayfield, others to Bridgeport

With the end of a playoff-less regular season for the New York Islanders, the reassignments have begun to fill out their AHL affiliate Bridgeport Sound Tigers roster.

[Bits] School's Out, Playoff Sked, Pierre Hater

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes recaps of Sunday's season-ending shootout win over Buffalo, a schedule for the first round of the playoffs, a check in with Thrashers fans and a guy who really hates Pierre McGuire.

[Final Gameday Bits] Pulock to Bridgeport

As the New York Islanders and Buffalo Sabres finish up their season, more Isles prospects hit Bridgeport.

$370M Valuation: It's complicated.

New York Islanders sale talks reportedly continue with one bidder, though there are several hurdles and it continues to look like no deal for all or even part of the team is imminent.

[Bits] Le Shutout, Gallant, Vaughan, Shanahan

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes recaps of Thursday's unexpected shutout win in Montreal, Brett Gallant's journey, Scooter Vaughan's new home and Brendan Shanahan's new job.

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Video: Murray sends Sundstrom to hospital

Douglas Murray is working on another suspension after a hit that sent New York Islanders forward Johan Sundstrom to the hospital.

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[Gameday Bits] Old All Stars & New All Rookies

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes Ryan Strome being named to the AHL All Rookie team, why big mistakes are misleading and famous faces making fans feel better.

[Bits] Home wreckage, Gillis gone, 50 for Ovi

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes recaps of Tuesday's 4-1 loss to Ottawa, the Canucks firing GM Mike Gillis, Central Scouting's draft rankings and a milestone for a great photographer.

[Gameday Bits] Closing out with Goofus and Gallant

The Ottawa Senators bring Chris Neil to town, the New York Islanders recall Brett Gallant.

Brett Gallant Gets the Call

Brett Gallant is the latest recipient of the New York Islanders' "in the family" goodwill approach, so he'll get an unexpected NHL debut after being recalled from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

[Bits] Penalties kill, NYPD vs NYFD, Kane Mutiny

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes recaps of Sunday's 4-0 loss in Columbus, a brawl at a New York Police versus Fire Department charity hockey game and Evander Kane's weird weekend.

[Gameday Bits] Isles recall, Cizikas regrets

The New York Islanders lost in a shootout last night, giving the Washington Capitals a bit of life, while the Isles move on to play in Columbus tonight with two additional injuries.

Isles recall Mayfield, Sundstrom

After Saturday injuries to Michael Grabner and Calvin de Haan, the New York Islanders have recalled Johan Sundstrom and Scott Mayfield from the AHL Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

[Gameday Bits] Isles vs. Capitals, on death's door

The Washington Capitals' fragile playoffs took another big hit last night with a 2-1 loss in New Jersey, so the New York Islanders can deliver the fatal blow.

[Bits] Isles playoff dream dies peacefully at home

Columbus beat Philadelphia last night, which is enjoyable on one level but also officially eliminates the New York Islanders from the playoffs. Oh, you didn't know that hadn't happened yet?

[Bits] Spoiler Alert, Reinhart vs. Pulock, Oates

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes recaps of Wednesday's 2-1 win in Ottawa, two top Islanders prospects square off in the WHL playoffs, NHL GM reads blog and the case against Adam Oates.

[Bits] Cats Cornered, Martin is Nystrom, CMac Nom

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes recaps of Tuesday night's win over Florida, Matt Martin wins an award, Colin McDonald is nominated for another and the Sound Tigers get officially eliminated from the AHL playoffs.

[Gameday Bits] Brooklyn marketing, prospects move

The Islanders return to action tonight for what promises to be a truly memorable, epic battle for 15th place in the conference.

This Philly Lawyer Wants Your Team

Having failed to land the Philadelphia 76ers and the New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia lawyer Andrew Barroway is reported to be after a purchase of the New York Islanders.

Unidentified group chasing 75% stake in Isles

The initial reports about talks about a potential sale of the New York Islanders said a majority stake was in play -- meaning Charles Wang would not be giving up the entire franchise. What exactly does that mean, and how could it play out?

[Bits] Short Shootout, Sale Stuff, Stamk-Oops!

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes recaps of Saturday night's shootout win over the Devils, the latest rumors on the Islanders sale and a memorable (and unfortunate) goal for Steven Stamkos.

SBJ: Wang seeking $300M in Isles sale talks

Reports that Charles Wang is in talks to sell a majority stake in the New York Islanders have the asking price around $300 million.

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