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Islanders forward Josh Bailey (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Must Remain Aggressive This Summer If They Are To Keep Pace In East

We’re near the halfway point of the Stanley Cup Final, which means the offseason is right around the corner. For the New York Islanders, it will be a time to recalibrate and plug up some holes.

06/09/2015

Ryan Strome celebrates after scoring a second-period goal in the Islanders' 4-1 win over the Capitals in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series in Washington on April 15, 2015. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capellini: With An Effort Most Didn’t Expect, Islanders Grew Up In A Hurry In Game 1

The Islanders were simply a different team in Game 1 than the one that went just 6-8-5 over the season’s final quarter. They imposed their will against the Capitals.

04/16/2015

DALLAS, TX - MARCH 03:  Cody Eakin #20 of the Dallas Stars scores the game winning goal against Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders ad Calvin de Haan #44 of the New York Islanders defends in overtime at American Airlines Center on March 3, 2015 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Lee Sends Game Into OT With Last-Second Goal, But Isles Fall To Stars 3-2

Cody Eakin scored 2:18 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.

03/04/2015

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates scoring a goal with Josh Bailey #12 against the Boston Bruins during their game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 29, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bailey, Tavares Score 2 Each In Isles’ Win Over Blue Jackets

Josh Bailey scored two goals in the first period, John Tavares had two goals and two assists, and the New York Islanders fought off two rallies by the Columbus Blue Jackets in a 6-3 victory on Saturday night.

02/14/2015

Nikolay Kulemin #86 of the New York Islanders celebrates his first-period goal against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 19, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Get Back On Track, Roll Past Flyers At The Coliseum

Nikolay Kulemin had two goals and an assist, and the New York Islanders reclaimed first place in the Eastern Conference with a 7-4 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday.

01/20/2015

UNIONDALE, NY - DECEMBER 15: Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders scores on Keith Kinkaid #1 of the New Jersey Devils in the shootout during a game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 15, 2014 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Isles Rally, Top Devils 3-2 On Bailey Shootout Goal

Josh Bailey scored the winning goal in the fifth round of the shootout, and the New York Islanders rallied in the third period for the second straight game and beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Monday night.

12/16/2014

Josh Bailey (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Islanders Lose Forward Josh Bailey To Broken Hand

The Islanders suffered a bad break Thursday, though they did manage to get back in the win column against the Bruins.

10/24/2014

The Islanders' Frans Nielsen, left, shoots against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Jan. 16, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Friedman: ‘Eye On Hockey’ Expert Sees Islanders Close To Turning A Corner

With training camp around the corner, there are a number of questions surrounding the Islanders. A while back, I sat down with Chris Peters, who writes for Eye on Hockey at CBSSports.com, to ask him a few.

09/12/2014

Brad Richards (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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

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