Islanders’ move to Brooklyn leads to unique business partnership with Barclays Center
thehockeynews.com Updated Jul 19
The Islanders’ move from suburban Nassau County to Brooklyn, New York City’s largest borough, means more than a new venue in a new town for the up-and-coming club. It also has serious implications for the team’s existing Long Island fan base and present…Share Tweet
Why hasn’t your team done anything this off-season?thehockeynews.com Jul 16We’ve seen plenty of turnover on NHL rosters so far this summer, setting up what appears to be even crazier parity than normal in each division. The Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and San Jose Sharks made major moves in the Pacific. The Washington Capi…Share Tweet
Josh Ho-Sang had a much more productive summer than youthehockeynews.com Jul 15What have you been doing this summer? Perfecting your rib sauce for barbecue season? Laying the groundwork for perhaps building a deck at some point? I haven’t done anything more productive than catch up on my Netflix queue and that may not change. New …Share Tweet
Blackhawks invite Japanese winger Yushiroh Hirano to prospect campthehockeynews.com Jul 9The Chicago Blackhawks announced their prospect camp roster Thursday, and among names like recently acquired Marko Dano and defenseman Stephen Johns was Japan’s Yushiroh Hirano, a winger who spent last season Tingsryds AIF in Sweden’s top junior league.…Share Tweet
How Long Island changed John Tavaresthehockeynews.com Jul 8It’s a Tuesday morning in downtown Toronto and New York Islanders captain John Tavares is putting his star power to good use. A son of the city’s suburbs, Tavares is promoting the Canadian Suit Drive, a charity initiative spearheaded by Moores, which ai…Share TweetNHL.com Jul 6EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have acquired goaltender Anders Nilsson in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks. The 25-year-old Nilsson has a 9-9 record and a 3.05 goals-against average in 23 career NHL games with the New York Islanders. He pl...Share Tweet
James Wright, Joe Whitney among 6 players Islanders sign to 2-way, 1-year contractsNHL.com Jul 2NEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Islanders have signed Joe Whitney, James Wright and four other forwards to one-year, two-way contracts. The team announced the signings Thursday. Justin Florek, Ben Holmstrom, Bracken Kearns and Justin Vaive also...Share Tweet
Islanders sign Greiss, Hickey, Petrov to contractsNHL.com Jul 1The New York Islanders on Wednesday signed goaltender Thomas Greiss to a two-year contract and re-signed defenseman Thomas Hickey to a three-year contract. Greiss' contract is worth $3 million and Hickey's is worth $6.6 million, according to Ne...Share TweetSUNRISE, Fla. -- Andong Song became the first Chinese-born player to be selected in the NHL Draft when the New York Islanders chose him Saturday in the sixth round (No. 172). The 6-foot, 161-pound defenseman, who plays at the Lawrenceville Scho...Share TweetNHL.com Jun 27SUNRISE, Fla. - For the first time, a Chinese player has been selected in the NHL Draft. Andong Song was selected by the New York Islanders with the No. 172 pick in the draft on Saturday. The defenceman started playing hockey on tiny rinks in...Share Tweet
Trades completed during Day 1 of 2015 NHL DraftNHL.com Jun 27Ottawa traded G Robin Lehner and C David Legwand to Buffalo for NY Islanders' 1st-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft (previously acquired, 21st overall). Boston traded D Dougie Hamilton to Calgary for Calgary's 1st-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draf...Share Tweet
Oilers move on to improving defence, trade picks to Islanders for ReinhartNHL.com Jun 26SUNRISE, Fla. - The Edmonton Oilers made another step to try to win now by acquiring defenceman Griffin Reinhart from the New York Islanders on Friday night. Reinhart cost the Oilers the 16th and 33rd picks in the draft. The 21-year-old, w...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 26Considering the increased trade speculation entering the 2015 draft, it’s only fitting Boston Bruins left winger Milan Lucic and defenseman Dougie Hamilton should resurface in the rumor mill. The Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch claims the Bruins are listeni…Share Tweet
2015 Draft Preview – Diligence paying off for New York Islandersthehockeynews.com Jun 25The Islanders put a lot of stock in the draft and, in particular, the draft combine. The franchise has been infamous in the past for making the kids they interview fill out a lengthy personality test, but clearly it serves a purpose: noted free spirit J…Share Tweet
Canada’s world junior camp roster shows a wide-open competitionthehockeynews.com Jun 24Heading into the 2015 world juniors in Toronto, there were many Canadian players we could basically check off as guarantees long before the roster was decided. Connor McDavid, Max Domi, Anthony Duclair, Sam Reinhart, Zach Fucale, Darnell Nurse, Josh Mor…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Would the Capitals, Penguins or Islanders trade for Patrick Sharp?thehockeynews.com Jun 22While the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate their latest Stanley Cup championship, GM Stan Bowman will begin the difficult task of determining which of his players become salary-cap casualties. The Blackhawks have more than $64 million invested in cap payrol…Share Tweet
Islanders' Okposo could be on trading block: reportNHL.com Jun 20New York Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo may be a trade chip for general manager Garth Snow at the 2015 NHL Draft in Sunrise, Fla., next week, Newsday reported Saturday. Okposo, who is entering the final season of his five-year, $14 million co...Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 18John Spano, the man who tried to fraudulently own the New York Islanders in the late 90s was sentenced to 10 years in jail Thursday Last month, Spano pleaded guilty to one count of grand theft and 44 counts of forgery in Lake County, Ohio. This would be…Share Tweet
Top 5 NHL stars-turned-coachesthehockeynews.com Jun 17Members of the NHL’s coaching community come from a wide variety of backgrounds – some, like Canucks coach Willie Desjardins, have degrees in social work; others, like Dallas’ Lindy Ruff, are hockey lifers with a background as a worker bee NHLer – but, …Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 16There was a time when Alexei Yashin was one of the most dangerous players in hockey. Not recently, mind you, but there was a time. But as any Rangers or Devils fan can probably remind you, the New York Islanders were still paying the Russian center, des…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 16You could see it in the dejection splashed across the face of Steven Stamkos, and hear it in the considered whisper of Jon Cooper: the Tampa Bay Lightning were spent, physically and emotionally, and at a loss for appropriate words in the wake of losing …Share TweetNHL.com Jun 11The New York Islanders announced today that they have reached an affiliation agreement with the Missouri Mavericks of the ECHL for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons. Missouri joins the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League as the Isl...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 9TAMPA – Let’s get one thing straight. The New York Islanders absolutely made the right call with they took John Tavares first overall in the 2009 entry draft. Now, let’s get another thing straight. Victor Hedman, who was taken right after Tavares, is ta…Share Tweet
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