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Goalie Kevin Poulin agrees to one-year deal with Islanders

Goalie Kevin Poulin agrees to one-year deal with Islanders

NHL.com Updated 15 hours ago
UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The New York Islanders have agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with goalie Kevin Poulin. Poulin appeared in 28 games last season with the Islanders and posted an 11-16-1 record, with a .891 save percentage and a 3.29 goa...
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  • Islanders, Poulin agree to one-year contract

    Islanders, Poulin agree to one-year contract

    The New York Islanders have agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with goalie Kevin Poulin.
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  • The five most evil hockey photoshops we could come up with

    The five most evil hockey photoshops we could come up with

    thehockeynews.com 15 hours ago
    Summer is a time for fun in the hockey world. But sometimes that fun can be a little dark. One of my favorite THN issues every year comes before the trade deadline, when we often take a player likely on the move and photoshop him into another team’s uni…
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  • Kings and Sharks win, Islanders and Panthers lose on new NBC sc…

    Kings and Sharks win, Islanders and Panthers lose on new NBC schedule

    thehockeynews.com Jul 22 (3 days ago)
    From the Winter Classic in Washington to the All-Star Game in Columbus, NBC will be busy in its duties for the 2014-15 season, but they won’t be lugging any gear to Long Island or Sunrise. As the schedule currently stands, the New York Islanders and Flo…
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  • NHL logo rankings No. 25: New York Islanders

    NHL logo rankings No. 25: New York Islanders

    thehockeynews.com Jul 21 (4 days ago)
    Debuting in the 1972-73 season, the New York Islanders were created in part to stymie the fledgling WHA from getting a foothold in the area. The team was quickly built the right way and within six years, the Long Island franchise undertook a run of four…
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  • Islanders agree to deals with C Cizikas, D de Haan

    Islanders agree to deals with C Cizikas, D de Haan

    NHL.com Jul 15
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The New York Islanders agreed to terms with centre Casey Cizikas and defenceman Calvin de Haan on Tuesday. Cizikas, 23, got a two-year contract. He scored six goals and 10 assists last season, his second full year with the c...
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  • Islanders agree to deals with C Cizikas, D de Haan

    Islanders agree to deals with C Cizikas, D de Haan

    Islanders agree to deals with C Cizikas, D de Haan
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  • The NHL’s weakest division? Um, “congratulations”, Metro

    The NHL’s weakest division? Um, “congratulations”, Metro

    When the NHL made its most recent realignment, last season, it reemphasized the importance of divisional play by also restructuring its playoff format. The wild card element throws a bit of a wrench into it from year-to-year, but for the most part, team…
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  • Women can do more than just clean up and cheer at hockey games

    Women can do more than just clean up and cheer at hockey games

    The New York Islanders are credited with bringing the concept of ice girls to the NHL in 2001, but many franchises have since followed suit. San Jose is the latest team and the Sharks are now dealing with a movement to ice those girls before they even g…
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  • Official 2014 free agent signings tracker

    Official 2014 free agent signings tracker

    NHL.com Jul 1
    NOTE: This is the official free agent signings list as of July 24 at 6:36 PM ET. DATE PLAYER 2014-15 TEAM PREVIOUS TEAM JULY 24 D Keith Ellerby Winnipeg Winnipeg JULY 24 G Joni Ortio Calgary Calgary JULY 24 F Lars Eller Montreal Montreal ...
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  • Penguins re-sign Megna, Samuelsson

    Penguins re-sign Megna, Samuelsson

    NHL.com Jul 10
    Forward Jayson Megna re-signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, agreeing to a one-year, two-way contract worth $874,125 at the NHL level. Megna, 24, made his NHL debut on Oct. 25, 2013 against the New York Islanders and earned his firs...
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  • Dan Boyle wanted to play for NY Rangers, leaving money on table

    Dan Boyle wanted to play for NY Rangers, leaving money on table

    yahoo.com Jul 7
    Dan Boyle had a better offer from the Detroit Red Wings. He had a better offer from the New York Islanders. The problem for both of those teams and others in their courtship of the free-agent defenseman: None of them are the New York Rangers. “That’s wh…
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  • These 23 players can go to arbitration, if they’re not signed t…

    These 23 players can go to arbitration, if they’re not signed to extensions first

    The NHL’s arbitration process is scheduled to begin later this month. Twenty NHL players have filed for arbitration, while three players were taken to arbitration by their teams. Usually, these contracts are settled before the team and player have to fa…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Lecavalier, Kane & Gonchar buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Lecavalier, Kane & Gonchar buzz

    The Philadelphia Flyers recent signings (defenseman Nick Schultz, backup goalie Ray Emery and winger Jason Akeson) pushes them above the $69-million salary cap by just more than $3 million. That’s the most of any NHL team this summer, putting pressure o…
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  • Additions of Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin make Isles b…

    Additions of Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin make Isles better, but their defense corps still needs major work

    First thing’s first: the New York Islanders overpaid Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin Wednesday, but they’re hardly alone in that regard. The Panthers handed out eye-bulgingly generous contracts as if they were those annoying handbillers who plague…
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  • Compliance buyouts have been very, very good to these guys

    Compliance buyouts have been very, very good to these guys

    When Mikhail Grabovski signed a four-year deal with the New York Islanders that will pay him $5 million a season, he pretty much hit the jackpot. Not the Vincent Lecavalier jackpot, mind you, but the windfall was still mind-boggling. That’s because Grab…
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  • Video - SportsCenter's Inside The NHL 14:03

    SportsCenter's Inside The NHL

    Apr 4
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside look at the forgotten Penguins in the playoff talk, the next move in the sale of the Islanders, and the hottest players in the league heading toward the postseason.
  • Video - SportsCenter's Inside The NHL 14:48

    SportsCenter's Inside The NHL

    Apr 3
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside look at the forgotten Penguins in the playoff talk, the next move in the sale of the Islanders, and the hottest players in the league heading toward the postseason.
  • Video - New York Islanders For Sale? 02:41

    New York Islanders For Sale?

    Mar 28
    ESPNNewYork.com's Katie Strang discusses the report that Charles Wang is interested in selling his majority interest in the New York Islanders.
  • Video - Nabokov Shuts Down Blue Jackets 00:38

    Nabokov Shuts Down Blue Jackets

    Mar 23
    Evgeni Nabokov recorded a 41-save shutout to lead the Islanders past the Blue Jackets 2-0.

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