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New York Islanders Season in Review

Looking back at the season that was, with report cards, highlights and lowlights for the New York Islanders.

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NYI Report Card: Strome, home rise; PP, road fall

The Islanders' last week of play featured a 2-2 split with two huge wins, and two upsetting losses.

Kulemin Report Card: Penalty Killing is My Business...

It's his side business that needs help. Nikolay Kulemin is durable and good on the PK. Other than that, his season was a disappointment and his cap hit looms large on the Islanders's books.

What was the deal with Johnny Boychuk this season?

An incredibly stupid person tries to illustrate exactly why Johnny Boychuk's 2015-16 season seemed so... "off." After reading and thinking about it, he still has no idea.

Grading Greiss: You came at a good time

We start our offseason report cards with the goalie who is number one in your programs and...the new number one in the crease?

Islander Analytics 2014-2015 Review: Brock Nelson

What should we take from the Rev's sophomore season with the Isles? Should we be impressed or disappointed? Let's look at the analytics to find out.

Islander Analytics 2014-2015 Review: Frans Nielsen

An analytical breakdown of the recent seasons of Frans Nielsen and where he should fit in the New York Islanders' plans going forward.

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Winners of the Pre-season Predictions Poll

We asked readers to predict the Islanders 2014-15 finish in various team and individual categories. The winning clairvoyant was the first to respond.

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A Fancy Review of 2013-14 Islanders Forwards

The Islanders are coming off of a terrible season that saw them finish fifth from the bottom. How good or bad have each of these players been? Where does the team need to go and who should they look to for improvement? We got the data right here.

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An Unfancy Review of the 2013-14 Isles

One man's report card for the 2013-14 New York Islanders: Some shock, some awe, some head shaking.

Isles Report Cards: Martinek's swan song?

The longtime Islander came back for an encore, probably a fitting end.

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Hamonic-AMac via Analytics: A working top pair?

Is the Islanders' "shutdown" pair really doing the job they're tasked with? Here's a look at what the underlying numbers say.

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Bouchard and Regin: A Deeper Look

Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Peter Regin: Who are these guys? Where do they fit? Are they any good?

Isles Report Card: Keith Aucoin, rent-a-waiver

Keith Aucoin did not expect to be a New York Islander. But a happy surprise gave him the longest NHL stint of his career at age 34.

Isles Report Card: Brad Boyes, rent-a-winger?

Brad Boyes and the Islanders each got what they arranged for in 2013. Where it goes from here is subject to the whims of the free agency silly season.

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Isles Analytics Review Part 1: Neutral Zone +/-

Isles Report Card: Mark Streit, departing captain?

Our annual player reviews begin with the man first in your program, first in your lettered group ... and first to sign elsewhere come July?

Isles 2013 Playoff Review: What went wrong

Not to beat a dead horse, but it should not be a debate what the biggest issue was in the New York Islanders' first-round loss. That issue is also their biggest offseason need.

Star & Resurrections: Isles 3 Stars of the Series

Highlighting some of the top performers in the New York Islanders' playoff series with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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2013 Review: Isles possession and zone entries

John Tavares and Frans Nielsen are gods at the offensive aspects of the neutral zone.

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Islanders 2013: Tale of two seasons

It was the not-so-best of times, it was the best of times. At the conclusion of game #24 of their abbreviated NHL 2012-2013 schedule, the Islanders found themselves in 11th place in the East, with a record of 10-11-3. How did they make the playoffs?

Isles Mid-Term Report: Overall Picture

Halfway through the Islanders' 2013 season, some peripherals have improved, but many have stayed the same.

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Isles 26-Game Review: The Forwards

The Isles' forward corps seems to be unproductive outside of John Tavares. But is that really the case? Where are the problems? Who's not holding his own?

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21-Game Review: Isles Defense

Examining the New York Islanders defense by advanced stats through the first quarter of the 2013 NHL season.

Isles Lockout Stocks: Risers and Fallers

The lockout's a great reason to ignore hockey. But some player stocks have changed since the NHL last mattered.

2011-12 Islanders Grades: Matt Martin, NHL's New Face of Clean Discipline?

Reviewing Matt Martin's 2011-12, which set an NHL record for hits -- and in surprisingly clean fashion.

Islanders Grades 2011-12: P.A. Parenteau, Ready for a Fistful of Dollars

Looking back at the 2011-12 season of unrestricted free agent New York Islanders forward P.A. Parenteau.

Islanders 2011-12 Grades: Dylan Reese, Quietly Filling In

Looking at the 28-game 2011-12 NHL season of New York Islanders defenseman Dylan Reese.

Islanders 2011-12 Grades: Steve Staios, Old Man with the 'A'

Steve Staios was brought in on a training camp tryout and stuck as one of the Islanders veteran defensemen for 2011-12.

Islanders 2011-12 Grades: Mark Eaton, who is a guy

Mark Eaton of the New York Islanders had a quiet 2011-12 season. Which is nothing new...but is it enough?

Islanders 2011-12 Grades: Milan Jurcina, or Lennie, if you will

Reviewing the 2011-12 season of Milan Jurcina, one of three veteran unrestricted free agent defensemen on the New York Islanders.

Islanders Roundtable, Part I: 1st Half Surprises, Disappointments, Trade Deadline

The New York Islanders enter the All-Star Break ahead of last season's pace, but are the reasons sustainable and do they provide reason for hope in 2012?

Islanders 2011-12 1st Half Report Card: Undoing the 1st Quarter

The New York Islanders rebounded form an awful first quarter, but with a 9-9-2 second quarter they still leave much improvement to be desired.