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Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Friedman: A Realistic Guide To Fixing The Islanders

I don’t need to sit here and tell you about everything that’s gone wrong with the Islanders this season, but I will tell you this: By no means is this team completely lost.

03/20/2014

Islanders forward Anders Lee, right, works the boards against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Nassau Coliseum on Feb. 27, 2014. The Islanders defeated the Maple Leafs 5-4 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Season May Be Lost, But Islanders’ Lee Has Been Found

The Islanders’ Anders Lee has played 11 games in the NHL. He has cracked the scoresheet in all but three, and has 12 points overall. He might very well be just what this transitioning franchise needs.

03/17/2014

Charles Wang and Garth Snow of the New York Islanders watch the draft board during day two of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 23, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fed Up Islanders Fans Set To Lodge Protest Against Front Office Saturday

The popular fan website http://www.islesnation.net is organizing a protest of Islanders owner Charles Wang and general manager Garth Snow during the team’s home game against the Buffalo Sabres at Nassau Coliseum.

03/11/2014

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

Charles Wang and Garth Snow of the New York Islanders watch the draft board during day two of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 23, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Are Creeping Up On A Point Of No Return With Their Fans

It’s getting more and more difficult to convince anyone that perception of the Islanders is any different than their true reality.

03/06/2014

Islanders GM Garth Snow

Friedman: How And Why The Islanders Failed On Trade Deadline Day

For a franchise that’s had several low points over the past two decades, March 5, 2014, might’ve been the lowest from an emotional perspective.

03/06/2014

Thomas Vanek (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Islanders Trade Vanek To Canadiens For Conditional Draft Pick And Prospect

The Islanders knew for some time they had to trade Thomas Vanek. On Wednesday they put a daring-yet-failed move behind them.

03/05/2014

Islanders defenseman Andrew MacDonald (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Islanders Trade MacDonald To Flyers For 2 Draft Picks, Prospect

In exchange for the 27-year-old defenseman the Isles received a second round draft pick in 2015, a third rounder in 2014 and AHLer Matt Mangene.

03/04/2014

Andrew MacDonald (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images); Thomas Vanek (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Futures Unclear For Vanek, MacDonald As Islanders’ Snow Works The Phones

With the NHL trade deadline coming on Wednesday at 3 p.m., the fates of the Islanders’ Thomas Vanek and Andrew MacDonald remain up in the air.

03/03/2014

Anders Nilsson of the New York Islanders makes the first-period save as Jesse Winchester of the Florida Panthers looks for the rebound at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 2, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders’ Disastrous Season Continues With Epic Meltdown Against Panthers

Scottie Upshall scored twice in the third period as part of a four-goal Panthers surge and Florida downed the New York Islanders 5-3 on Sunday.

03/03/2014

Jonathan Bernier #45 of the Toronto Maple Leafs braces for a shot as Andrew MacDonald #47 of the New York Islanders misses the rebound during the second period at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 27, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: It’s Gut-Check Time For The Tavares-Less Islanders

Whether it’s the younger players fighting for roster spots or the role players looking to show some pride, I think this team will show a ton of heart the rest of the way.

02/28/2014

Toronto's Nikolai Kulemin is tackled by the Islanders' Calvin de Haan at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Feb. 27, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Lubomir Visnovsky’s OT Goal Leads Islanders Past Maple Leafs 5-4

Lubomir Visnovsky scored 1:55 into overtime as the New York Islanders outlasted the Toronto Maple Leafs in a wild 5-4 contest Thursday night.

02/28/2014

Islanders center John Tavares, second from left, celebrates with teammates Jonathan Toews, left, Sidney Crosby and Matt Duchene, right, following Canada’s win over Sweden in the gold-medal match at the Sochi Olympics on Feb. 23, 2014. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Islanders Catch A Huge Break: Tavares Will Not Require Surgery On Left Knee

The Islanders’ franchise player will require eight to 12 weeks of rehab, but should be able to participate in offseason workouts leading up to training camp in September.

02/25/2014

John Tavares and Islanders General Manager Garth Snow, right, speak to the media during a press conference to announce Tavares had signed a six-year contract extension on Sept. 15, 2011 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Islanders)

Capellini: Garth Going To Bat For Islanders Season-Ticket Holders Is Hysterical

Garth Snow is angry, and understandably so. But the words that came out of his mouth on Thursday regarding the shocking injury that ended John Tavares’ Olympics and, more importantly, his season with the Islanders, were misguided.

02/21/2014

Garth Snow (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Isles GM Garth Snow Blasts IIHF, IOC Following Tavares’ Season-Ending Injury

“Are the IIHF or IOC going to reimburse our season-ticket holders now? It’s a joke,” Snow said. “They want all the benefits from NHL players playing in the Olympics and don’t want to pay when our best player gets hurt.”

02/21/2014

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