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Camp Round Up, Day 1: Wide Eyes and Microphones


The Islanders kicked off their 2014 Rookie Camp - the final one at Nassau Coliseum - and brought together fresh draft picks, returning "veterans" and local walk-ons. Here's a collection of bits,...

Rolling Boyle: Isles Looking to Flip UFA D


In his Rumblings blog on Wednesday, ESPN's Pierre LeBrun reports that Islanders GM Garth Snow has "talked to a couple of teams" regarding defenseman Dan Boyle, who will be an unrestricted free...

Pokka Party: Isles sign Finnish D to ELC


The Islanders have signed young Finland defender Ville Pokka to a three-year Entry Level Contract, ending weeks and hours of worry. But we'll probably find something else to worry about soon enough.

Isles keep 2014 pick, send next year's to Sabres


The Islanders made official this afternoon that they would be retaining their first round pick in this year's NHL Entry Draft and would transfer their 2015 pick to Buffalo to complete the Thomas...

Isles, Halak agree to 4-year contract


The Islanders have signed goaltender Jaroslav Halak to a 4-year, $18 million contract, solidifying their crease for next season.

Goalie Gotten: Isles acquire UFA Halak from Caps


The New York Islanders acquired UFA goalie Jaroslav Halak from the Washington Capitals for a fourth round pick with the hopes of solidifying their goaltending for next season.

Isles trade Regin, Bouchard for scrap of paper


Following Thursday's loss to Calgary, the Islanders announced the trade of Peter Regin and Pierre-Marc Bouchard to the Chicago Blackhawks for a fourth round draft pick in 2014. That, um, not good.

Vanek Panic? Newsday says Isles offer spurned


According to a Newsday, winger Thomas Vanek has turned down a "substantial" offer from the Islanders and is being shopped around the league by GM Garth Snow.

Lundqvist named NHL's Third Star of the Week


Also, Islanders captain John Tavares named the First Star of the week. So have a seat, Hank.

Handy Breakdown of NHL Preseason Suspensions


The 2013-14 NHL season hasn't even started yet, and a bunch of players have already been suspended for their actions in the preseason. This quick list outlines who's in and who's out so far.


2013 NHL Awards, Part 2: Sorry, Johnny


On Day of the NHL Awards presentation, Alex Ovechkin wins the Hart trophy over Sidney Crosby and John Tavares, and Sergei Bobrovski brings big hardware back to Columbus.

2013 NHL Awards, Part 1: St. Louis over Moulson


In the first of a two-day televised presentation of NHL awards, Jonathan Toews won the Selke, Paul MacLean won the Jack Adams and Matt Moulson didn't win the Lady Byng.

Lubo: From grievance to contract extension.


Lubomir Visnovsky has signed a two-year contract extension with the New York Islanders.

Visnovsky will miss training camp


The New York Islanders defenseman continues to play with his KHL team and will once again miss training camp on Monday.

Visnovsky Still Don't Want None of This


After an arbitration case, some hometown playing and a good ol' NHL lockout, Lubomir Visnovsky still isn't coming to the New York Islanders.

He's an Islander now? An Isles offseason refresher


Since July feels like ages ago, a recap of all of the Islanders off-season transactions seems in order.

NHL Lockout Ends after 113 days (Early Thread)


The NHL and NHLPA have agreed to a tentative deal to end the lockout and put out a shortened 2013 season. Huzzah!

Video: Swiss WJC match turns on headshot to Pokka


A bad hit on Ville Pokka was not only late and dirty, but it may have cost Switzerland their best shot at an upset.

So John Tavares was bitten in a Swiss game


John Tavares was bitten in a Swiss league game by Biele's Clarence Kparghai, according to a report.

Post-game: Sound Tigers 5 (EN), Whale 2


The Bridgeport Sound Tigers rode a big night from their second line to beat the Connecticut Whale in the first leg of a home-and-home series.

NHL Sues John Tavares* (*among others)


The NHL's lawsuit against the NHLPA names 36 players, including New York Islanders star John Tavares.

McDonald Named Captain; DeFazio Suspended 6 Games


AHL veteran and NHL-aspirant Colin MacDonald has been named Bridgeport Sound Tigers captain. Meanwhile, Brandon DeFazio gets six games.

Lockout Links: Everyone's all emo


The NHL lockout drags on, negotiations stall, what else is new?

4 Isles to WJC Camps; Clark to ECHL


Islanders prospects Ryan Strome, Griffin Reinhart and Adam Pelech will all vie for spots on Team Canada, while Jason Clark will get some reps in the ECHL.

Hamonic Leaves Game as Bridgeport Woes Continue


Bridgeport played the final two periods of the weekend without Travis Hamonic, and extended their winless streak to six games.

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