Tag Archives: New York Islanders

Trade/Free Agent Rumors 6/25/12

With the draft just ending and July 1’s free agency period  just around the corner, teams are very busy addressing their team and figuring out how they can strengthen them.  Some teams will be taking big shots at the large … Continue reading

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2012 NHL Draft Live Blog

The 2012-2013 season has officially begun!  Tonight marks the 2012 NHL Draft where I’ll be holding a live draft of all picks and trades that go down.  It is sure to be a busy and entertaining night!  All analysis of … Continue reading

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NHL Trade Deadline Blog

The NHL trade deadline is finally among us!  A lot of trades have already occurred in the previous weeks to the deadline with Carter, Kubina, Quincy, Grossman, and others already having been traded.  Many more players have signed extensions with … Continue reading

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Islanders Sign Nielsen to Extension

The New York Islanders have announced they have signed forward Frans Nielsen to a 4 year, $11M contract extension.  The contract will carry a $2.75M cap hit.  Nielsen was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of … Continue reading

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Sports Hernia Ends DiPietro’s Season

Rick DiPietro learned that his season was over today as he will need to have sports hernia surgery.  He has been out since December 3rd, when he suffered a groin injury in a game versus the Dallas Stars.  The injury … Continue reading

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Nabokov Out with Groin Injury

Evgeni Nabokov left Thurday’s game versus the Montreal Canadiens with a groin injury.  He sustained the injury in the first period when moving to the right to save a shot by defenseman Yannick Weber.  The Islanders placed Nabokov on the … Continue reading

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Mark Streit Named Captain of Islanders

The Swiss defenseman was named the club’s 13th captain in their forty year team history.  He has been with the Islanders for three years but has only played in two of them.  A shoulder injury forced Mark to miss the … Continue reading

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