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Ryan Strome (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Led By Strome, Islanders’ Reinforcements Are Stepping Up

Ryan Strome should’ve been an Islander in October, but he’s here now and he’s making a difference. And he’s not the only reason the team’s been better of late.

01/10/2014

Ryan Strome (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Why Did Islanders Bounce Strome To Bridgeport?

It became obvious to me that both Ryan Strome and Brock Nelson deserved to make the cut. However, the better player didn’t get the job, as far as I’m concerned.

10/01/2013

The Islanders announced on Sept. 30 that 19-year-old defenseman Griffin Reinhart made the 23-man roster. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Name 23-Man Roster — Reinhart In, Strome Sent To Bridgeport

The club released its 23-man roster on Monday and, perhaps in a somewhat surprising move the Isles chose to keep young defenseman Griffin Reinhart on the big club while sending sniper-in-waiting Ryan Strome to Bridgeport.

09/30/2013

Anders Nilsson, left, ((Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images); Kevin Poulin (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders’ Western Canada Experience Shows There’s Work To Do

Since the start of training camp, we’ve learned a lot about this team. We’ll learn even more in the days and weeks to come, especially about who will be Evgeni Nabokov’s understudy.

09/18/2013

Evgeni Nabokov #20 is congratulated by John Tavares #91 and Matt Moulson #26 of the New York Islanders. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Friedman: New York Islanders Training Camp Preview

The Isles need to have someone else to lean on besides Evgeni Nabokov. That’s where Kevin Poulin comes in.

09/11/2013

John Tavares (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images, FILE)

Friedman: An Islanders Chat With Sportsnet’s Jeff Marek

The New York Islanders are coming off an impressive year, one they’ll be looking to build on in 2013-14. However, there are still plenty of questions and concerns.

09/03/2013

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

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Gallof: Work-In-Progress Islanders Likely 1 More Season Away From Relevance

So here we are, in the midst of a very short training camp, one whole week for teams to get ready for a 48-game sprint to the playoffs. It’s crazy if you think about it. It’s even crazier if you play for the Islanders.

01/17/2013

Griffin Reinhart (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Sign First-Round Draft Pick Griffin Reinhart

The Islanders have locked down first-round draft pick Griffin Reinhart, signing the defenseman to a three-year, entry-level contract Thursday.

08/03/2012

Might the Islanders make a run at unrestricted free agent Zach Parise? (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Gallof: Islanders To Try Hard, But Free Agency Will Be Like The Wild West

The Islanders have had a cap floor budget for almost a year now. WFAN’s B.D. Gallof has learned that the bridles of that budget might be less restrictive for some free agency targets.

WFAN–06/28/2012

Griffin Reinhart (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders Offered Entire Draft To Columbus For No. 2 Pick

Would you trade an entire draft class for one player — namely, defenseman Ryan Murray?

06/25/2012

Lubomir Visnovsky (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Gallof: Islanders Go Crazy, Do Very Well With Defense Prospects In Draft

If there were any concerns about the state of the Islanders’ defensive prospects heading into last weekend’s draft, they’ve been addressed. And then some.

WFAN–06/25/2012

Griffin Reinhart

Islanders Improve Defense With Trade, Selection Of Reinhart At No. 4

Two months after the end of another disappointing season, the New York Islanders got busy in the opening hour of the NHL draft as they try to rebuild the franchise.

WFAN–06/22/2012

Ryan Murray

Gallof: HockeyProspect.com Says Dumba Or Reinhart To Islanders In Draft

In the final installment of a five-part series previewing the NHL Draft, B.D. Gallof spoke with Mark Edwards of HockeyProspect.com, who looked at the Islanders’ situation in a different light.

WFAN–06/19/2012