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Lighthouse Hockey Oct 4, 2017
Islanders News: Previews, Tavares contract, prospects and more

Islanders News: Previews, Tavares contract, prospects and more

Learning to fly The NHL kicks off with the defending Stanley Cup champion [redacted] taking on the St. Louis Blues. The Islanders don’t play real games until an opening back-to-back that begins Friday, but there’s plenty to read and discuss until then. Islanders News Starting with...the roster. Officially posted yesterday, with no surprises after Monday’s moves. [Isles] That was made possible by waiving Steven Bernier and Stephen Gionta on Monday, who both cleared and were assigned to Bridgeport. [Sound Tigers] Tavares Very Confident in Isles Heading Into Season –...
Lighthouse Hockey Oct 2, 2017
Islanders Final* Roster: Kids are alright, Gionta, Bernier on waivers

Islanders Final* Roster: Kids are alright, Gionta, Bernier on waivers

The Isles actually did the thing. With injuries removing Shane Prince and Alan Quine from the equation, there wasn’t too much drama surrounding the New York Islanders’ opening roster decisions. Except recent history, an abundance of love for old workhorse veterans, and the waiver-exempt status of a few first- or second-year players had fans wondering. Though nothing is official until rosters are due Tuesday afternoon, the Islanders on Monday took the steps needed to produce a youth-friendly opening roster for the 2017-18 season: Veterans Steven Bernier and Stephen Gionta were placed on...
Lighthouse Hockey Sep 29, 2017
Islanders vs. Sabres [preseason game thread]

Islanders vs. Sabres [preseason game thread]

It’s Friday night hockey, and you’re all invited. In their second-to-last preseason game, the New York Islanders are in Buffalo to meet the Sabres at Whatever The Hell They Call It Now Arena. Jaroslav Halak, who’s given up one goal on 57 shots so far, is set to start and get the whole game. Brock Nelson, Johnny Boychuk and Jason Chimera will rest. Both Stephen Gionta and Steve Bernier, your designated Former Devils Whose Presence Concerns You, are in the lineup. The Sabres, they have players too. Kyle Okposo and new waiver claim Jordan Nolan are in their lineup. This ones at 7 p.m....

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Islanders Player News

  • John Tavares

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  • Thomas Greiss

    Thomas Greiss Stops 40 in Islanders 3 (EN) - 1 Victory

  • Brock Nelson

    New York Islanders Josh Ho-Sang Improving Brock Nelson’s Game

  • Ryan Strome

    Edmonton Oilers: Ryan Strome Must Ready for Bigger Role