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Josh Bailey (credit: Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Islanders Sign Center Josh Bailey To 5-Year Deal

The New York Islanders announced on Monday that they have signed center Josh Bailey to a five-year contract.

07/15/2013

Griffin Reinhart  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders’ Prospects Drill, Then Dazzle At The Coliseum

Garth Snow began his extensive rebuild of the New York Islanders back in 2008 and, finally, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel — and it’s not an oncoming train.

07/12/2013

Evgeni Nabokov (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Silverman: Nabokov In Goal For Islanders Is Not A Workable Solution

What are the New York Islanders thinking? Could they possibly believe that they are going to pick up where they left off last year with Evgeni Nabokov in goal?

07/10/2013

Travis Hamonic (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Employing Slow And Steady Wins The Race Approach

The Islanders have been active this offseason, but maybe not in the way you had hoped. Don’t sweat it. They are improved and could get better as the summer progresses.

07/08/2013

Rick DiPietro

Rick DiPietro To Receive Buyout From Islanders

The club will have to pay DiPietro $1.5 million for each of the next 16 years — double the years left on his original 15-year pact with New York.

07/02/2013

Nino Niederreiter of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Isles Trade Nino, Fill Pipeline At NHL Draft

Niederreiter’s value had diminished and, under those circumstances, this was the best return GM Garth Snow was going to get in a trade for him. Truth be told, it’s not a bad one, either.

07/01/2013

Samuel Morin #55 of Team Cherry defends Max Domi during the CHL Top Prospects game at the Halifax Metro Centre on January 16, 2013 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Friedman: With The 15th Overall Pick, The New York Islanders Select…

Perhaps the draft doesn’t matter as much this year as it did in the past four but it has arrived and, let’s be honest: You’re thinking about it anyway.

06/27/2013

Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov reacts after giving up a second-period goal to the Penguins’ Sidney Crosby during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on May 9, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Need To Attack A Strong Goalie Market ASAP

Garth Snow was a goalie, one that experienced some success in the NHL. So he has to know the status quo will not be acceptable for his Islanders next season. If Evgeni Nabokov is the starter again, there will be hell to pay.

06/25/2013

Jonathan Bernier (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders In Hunt For Kings Goalie Jonathan Bernier

According to Newsday, the Isles have discussed acquiring backup goalie Jonathan Bernier with Kings general manager Dean Lombardi.

06/18/2013

Evgeni Nabokov (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Have Work Cut Out For Them This Summer

For the Isles, it’s all about the next move — and I don’t mean the one to Brooklyn, though that will help, too.

06/12/2013

Mark Streit

Capellini: Streit Did Islanders Right, But It Was Time For Him To Go

Mark Streit’s days on Long Island are basically over, but it’s by no means a death sentence for the Islanders. They just need to play their many cards in the right hand.

06/04/2013

Garth Snow (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Gallof: Islanders’ Playoff Story Ends, But A Better Team Looms On The Horizon

The Isles will assess and look to see what they can improve on this summer. However, the shopping list that has excited fans on Twitter, message boards and in regular conversation is simply unrealistic.

05/16/2013

Yankee Stadium (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Rangers Set To Take On Islanders, Devils At Yankee Stadium In 2014

There will be professional hockey at Yankee Stadium in 2014. Two games will be played in the Bronx next season as part of the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series, the NHL announced on Wednesday.

05/15/2013

A New York Islanders fan holds a sign during warm ups before Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on May 11, 2013 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Must Deviate From Formula And Get Aggressive This Summer

For the first time in ages the Islanders are not in rebuilding mode. They are in re-tooling mode. That’s an alien concept to many, but it’s the truth, and they need to act on it.

05/14/2013

John Tavares (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images), Sidney Crosby (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Will Need A Lot More Than Belief To Beat The CCCP Of NHL

So how do the Islanders pull this miracle off? They can start by watching “Miracle,” of course.

04/30/2013

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