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New York Islanders to go black and white in Brooklyn

New York Islanders to go black and white in Brooklyn

thehockeynews.com Updated 32 minutes ago
To go with their big move to Brooklyn, the New York Islanders are going to be unveiling a brand new third jersey and the threads might not feature any of the Islanders’ traditional colors. In keeping with the color scheme of the other tenant of Brooklyn…
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  • Ice ready for Islanders' first season in Brooklyn

    Ice ready for Islanders' first season in Brooklyn

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    The ice is down at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the new home of the New York Islanders. A time-lapse video posted on the Islanders Twitter account Tuesday showed the ice being placed in the arena, followed by the traditional logo being added at...
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  • Steven Stamkos and the importance of playing other sports

    Steven Stamkos and the importance of playing other sports

    thehockeynews.com Aug 31 (3 days ago)
    The Toronto Blue Jays are putting up enough offense to win the Rocket Richard Trophy (they have that in baseball too, right?), so it’s no surprise local boy Steven Stamkos – a two-time winner of that accolade himself – dropped by to shag a few pitches h…
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  • Gretzky remembers Arbour as 'so well-respected'

    Gretzky remembers Arbour as 'so well-respected'

    NHL.com Aug 30 (4 days ago)
    Wayne Gretzky on Sunday remembered Al Arbour as one of the classiest men in hockey. Arbour, who coached the New York Islanders to four straight Stanley Cup championships, died Friday at age 82. "I don't know if hockey has ever had a classier...
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  • Canadiens legend Henri Richard suffering from Alzheimer's: Repo…

    Canadiens legend Henri Richard suffering from Alzheimer's: Report

    yahoo.com Aug 29 (5 days ago)
    It has been a difficult week for hockey legends. On Friday, Hall of Fame Islanders coach Al Arbour died at the age of 82. Now comes word that former Montreal Canadiens captain Henri Richard is battling Alzheimer’s disease. Richard won 11 Stanley Cups as…
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  • What they're saying about 1980s Islanders dynasty coach Al Arbo…

    What they're saying about 1980s Islanders dynasty coach Al Arbour

    Al Arbour, who coached the 1980s Islanders to four straight Stanley Cups, died at the age of 82. As hockey world remembered him Friday as one of the best coaches in NHL history, here is some of what was said about Arbour. Islanders Cup-winnin...
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  • Al Arbour, who coached 1980s Islanders to four Stanley Cups, di…

    Al Arbour, who coached 1980s Islanders to four Stanley Cups, dies at 82

    NHL.com Aug 28 (6 days ago)
    Legendary New York Islanders coach Al Arbour has died at the age of 82. The Islanders confirmed Arbour's death Friday in a statement. The Sudbury, Ont., native coached the Islanders to four straight Stanley Cups during their dynasty in the...
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  • Mike Bossy reunited with famous puck after eBay drama, rich guy…

    Mike Bossy reunited with famous puck after eBay drama, rich guy assist

    yahoo.com Aug 22
    In the 1980-81 season, Mike Bossy of the New York Islanders accomplished something that many felt would not be accomplished again in NHL history: Scoring 50 goals in 50 games, a feat reached just once before by Maurice Richard in 1944-45 with the Montre…
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  • 2015 NHL preseason begins Sunday, September 20

    2015 NHL preseason begins Sunday, September 20

    NHL.com Aug 21
    NEW YORK -- The National Hockey League announced today the composite schedule for the 2015 preseason, which opens on Sunday, Sept. 20. Among the highlights of the 15-day, 104-game slate is the New York Islanders launching the first season in th...
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The New York Islanders from A to Z

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The New York Islanders from A to Z

    yahoo.com Aug 19
    (Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams…
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  • Islanders top pick throws first pitch before no-hitter

    Islanders top pick throws first pitch before no-hitter

    NHL.com Aug 13
    Mathew Barzal, the New York Islanders' top pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, threw the ceremonial first pitch before the game between the Seattle Mariners and Baltimore Orioles at Safeco Field on Wednesday prior to Seattle pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma's no-h...
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  • How the Capitals’ Tom Wilson became the NHL’s top villain

    How the Capitals’ Tom Wilson became the NHL’s top villain

    We can pinpoint the moment Tom Wilson went from background grinder to bona fide shift disturber. You can probably guess it: Game 4 of the first round in the 2015 playoffs, with his Washington Capitals visiting the New York Islanders. The full-speed angl…
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  • Goalier Kevin Poulin signs 2-way deal with New York Islanders

    Goalier Kevin Poulin signs 2-way deal with New York Islanders

    NHL.com Aug 11
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Islanders have signed goalie Kevin Poulin to a one-year, two-way contract. The Islanders announced the deal Tuesday. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed. Poulin had a 2.87 goals-against average with ...
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  • We'll All Go Down Together: Billy Joel Says Goodbye To Nassau C…

    We'll All Go Down Together: Billy Joel Says Goodbye To Nassau Coliseum

    deadspin.com Aug 7
    It’s a little after six on a sultry Tuesday evening, and the Champions sports bar nestled inside the Long Island Marriott is packed with an unusual crowd. The walls are lined with memorabilia from the New York Islanders, who up until a few days ago call…
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  • Shawinigan and North Dakota telling stories they don’t own

    Shawinigan and North Dakota telling stories they don’t own

    I have no doubt that when the person or group that came up with the Shawinigan Cataractes’ new marketing campaign saw their finished product, they were proud. The images involve three players, including new captain and New York Islanders first-rounder A…
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  • Nassau Coliseum erupts with 'Let's go Islanders' cheer at Billy…

    Nassau Coliseum erupts with 'Let's go Islanders' cheer at Billy Joel concert (Video)

    The celebration of the Islanders leaving Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is officially over. And we have now reached the mixed emotions period of grief. At least that’s what appeared to be going on at a Billy Joel concert at the venue in Uniondale on …
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  • Video - Toews Leads Blackhawks Past Islanders 00:40

    Toews Leads Blackhawks Past Islanders

    Mar 17
    Jonathan Toews had two goals and two assists in Chicago's 4-1 win over New York.
  • Video - Habs Hand Isles Third Straight Loss 00:52

    Habs Hand Isles Third Straight Loss

    Mar 14
    Max Pacioretty scored his 34th goal of the season in Montreal's 3-1 win over New York.
  • Video - Rangers Edge Islanders 01:08

    Rangers Edge Islanders

    Mar 10
    Rick Nash's 39th goal of the season lifted the Rangers past the Islanders 2-1.
  • Video - Nash On Rangers' Win 01:04

    Nash On Rangers' Win

    Mar 10
    Rick Nash discusses the Rangers' 2-1 win over the Islanders.

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