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New York Islanders news bits, rumors and hockey blade splinters.

Islanders Gameday News: Defending the sins

The Islanders play (and inevitably disappoint) again tonight, and Lane Lambert addressed questions on what they keep screwing up.

Islanders News: Time to clean house

If Lou won’t fire Lane, ownership should dump them both.

Islanders Gameday News + thread: Don’t make this hard

The Islanders begin a six-game homestand against a six-win opponent. Please don’t complicate things, okay?

Islanders News: Heading home happy

Aside from one brief lead in the first period, the Islanders never relinquished their grip on the scoreboard against the Panthers.

Islanders Gameday News: Visiting the Cats before heading home

I wonder what twists and turns we’ll get to see.

Islanders News: Will that win help turn a corner?

They finally won a game they let slip away into the extra frame, and they did it against the team that spun them for a loop last season.

Islanders Gameday News: What Hurricane looms?

What misery and nerves will tonight bring?

Islanders News: The definition of insanity keeping Lane Lambert around if he can’t figure out what plagues this team again, and again, and again.

Islanders Gameday News: Illness season is upon us

The Islanders face the Devils after a couple guys missed practice due to illness. Will there be more?

Islanders News: They traded Durandeau, that’ll fix it

A "sure, why not?" trade of AHL forwards to get your juices flowing.

UPDATED Islanders Back-to-Back News: Pelech placed on LTIR, Reilly claimed off waivers

They’re calling it an upper-body injury for Pelech, necessitating the claim of Mike Reilly.

Islanders Gameday News: Black Friday in the Canadian capital

The Sens are jet-lagged. The Isles look for their third straight win.

Islanders Gameday News: Flyers come in hot, Clutterbuck hits 1,000

The Islanders return home with hopes of turning things around against a surprisingly hot rival.

Islanders News: All those miles just to spin their wheels

The frustrating road trip ended on a high note, but a desperate and unconvincing one.

Islanders Gameday News: Finish the trip strong

As noted yesterday, the season is not dead despite a seven-game skid only 16 games in.

Islanders News: Same old, same old

The worst part is that these problems *are* solvable because the five-on-five game has been decent.

Islanders Gameday News: Sure, let’s do this again

The Islanders’ DOA road trip continues south of the border, briefly.

Islanders Gameday News: Horvat returns to Vancouver

And the Isles see old friend Anthony Beauvillier while they try to figure out why they fall apart in the third.

Islanders Gameday News: Fired coach bounce; Turgeon #77 HOF

Islanders News: It’s getting ugly now

Fans chanted about the coach, and Cizikas fired back at the fans.

Islanders Gameday News [+ Game #13 thread]: Let’s get a win before heading out west

Put everyone in good spirits.

Islanders News: Bruins 5, Islanders 2

We’re trying something new here. A recap and bits combo.

Islanders Gameday News: Big test to not pass in Boston

Who’s hyped for this one?!

Islanders News: Bad third periods and blown leads

I think these are "trends" now.

Islanders Gameday News: Nursing injuries; Halak in Carolina

The Islanders bring a decent record but poor performances and nagging injuries into their meeting with Minnesota.

Islanders News: Barzal fined for...teehee-hee

Also: the Islanders have blown leads to the NHL’s highest scoring teams.

Islanders Gameday News: Avenge, revenge, whatever the word may be

That’s what the Islanders want from tonight’s battle with the ‘Canes.

Islanders News: We’ll take the two points, thanks

It was not the Isles’ best night, but it was their night, and Varlamov’s night (again).

Islanders Gameday News: First visit to the Capital

Also: Nicklas Backstrom takes "time away," which is very open-ended.

Islanders News: November on the road

After a home-heavy October, the Islanders will travel more this month.

Islanders News: Point lost to the Wings

Not how things were supposed to go after Casey Cizikas’ classic F-the-refs shorthanded goal.

Islanders Gameday News: A visit from the streaky Wings to close October

A pretty successful month ends with a home game against an opponent the Isles might fight for positioning later in the season.