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The 10 Worst Contracts Handed Out By NHL Local Teams Over Last Decade

NHL free agency frenzy kicked off Tuesday, and there was enough money thrown around to end world hunger. But sometimes, general managers and owners act irresponsibly with their wallets.

07/02/2014

The Islanders’ Josh Bailey, left, celebrates his shorthanded goal against the Devils with Kyle Okposo at the Prudential Center on Sept. 19, 2013 in Newark. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders May Be Shopping Enigmatic Forward Josh Bailey

The Islanders generally don’t give up on young talent. But that doesn’t mean at this point they won’t move a player in the right deal.

06/24/2014

Garth Snow (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Friedman: An Expert’s Take On What Islanders Must Do This Offseason

The Islanders are at a crossroads and have a lot of questions to answer this offseason. I figured I’d sit down with Pro Hockey Talk’s James O’Brien and ask him a few of those questions.

06/23/2014

Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils tends net against the New York Islanders during the second period at the Prudential Center on April 11, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Beat Devils’ Brodeur In His Possible Last Start

Frans Nielsen, Josh Bailey and Ryan Strome scored in the shootout, and the Islanders beat the New Jersey 3-2 in what might have been Devils goalie Martin Brodeur’s final start.

04/11/2014

Islanders forward Ryan Strome. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Isles Not Nearly The Trainwreck Everyone Thought Without Tavares

When John Tavares went down for the season no one thought the Islanders would be remotely watchable, let alone competitive. However, just the opposite has occurred.

04/04/2014

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Bailey Has Goal, Assist Again In Isles’ 2-1 Win

Josh Bailey had a goal and an assist for the second straight night, and the New York Islanders earned back-to-back victories with a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday.

04/03/2014

Nick Bjugstad #27 of the Florida Panthers hits Johan Sundstrom #28 of the New York Islanders during the first period at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 1, 2014 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Goal, Assist For Josh Bailey As Isles Top Panthers 4-2

Josh Bailey had a goal and assist, and the New York Islanders kept up their strong finish with a 4-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.

04/02/2014

Anders Lee (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Isles Score 7 Goals In 3rd Period, Stun Canucks On The Road

The New York Islanders’ big comeback over the Vancouver Canucks in a seven-goal third period even caught them by surprise.

03/11/2014

Michael Grabner (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Name Struggling Grabner A Healthy Scratch Up In Toronto

He has all the skill in the world, but for whatever reason can’t score. Now, Michael Grabner is going to sit for a while and think about it.

11/19/2013

Kevin Poulin and Frans Nielsen of the New York Islanders lie in the net.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: Inexplicably, Islanders In Throes Of Another November To Forget

Since the start of the 2010-11 season, the Islanders are an amazingly bad 7-18-5 in November.

11/11/2013

Islanders forward Josh Bailey, left, scored the winning goal late in the third period against the Penguins in Pittsburgh on Oct. 25, 2013. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Dominated For 2 Periods, Islanders Roar Back In 3rd, Stun Penguins

Josh Bailey’s goal with 1:40 left capped the Islanders’ furious third-period rally, and New York edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Friday night.

10/25/2013

John Tavares (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Keeping Pace Despite Plethora Of Problems

It’s hard to believe that, after all that’s transpired over the past six days, the New York Islanders (3-2-2) haven’t lost any ground in the Metropolitan Division standings.

10/18/2013

Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin, left, makes a save against the Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews, center, at the United Center on Oct. 11, 2013 in Chicago. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Islanders Give Defending Champion Blackhawks A Go Before Falling

Michal Handzus scored the go-ahead goal 6:45 into the second period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on for a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders on Friday night.

10/11/2013

Matt Donovan Islanders

Friedman: Depth, Speed, Solid Goaltending Propel Islanders To Strong Start

The Islanders might still have what to work on, but they have the depth and determination to pull through — something they have not had for a very long time.

10/10/2013

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

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