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Islanders to Play Second NHL Game in Brooklyn

The New York Islanders will play the second-ever National Hockey League game at Barclays Center on Friday, Sept. 26 when they take on the New Jersey Devils. The Islanders will make Barclays Center their new home beginning with the 2015-16 season. Tickets will go on sale for the preseason game beginning Friday, Apr. 25 at 10 a.m. and can […]

Islanders Name John Tavares Team Captain

The New York Islanders announced on Monday that center John Tavares has  been named the 14th captain in the franchises 42-year history. Tavares has led the Islanders in scoring in each of his first four National Hockey League seasons. John was the Islanders’ first overall selection in the 2009 NHL Draft and will turn 23 […]

Bailey agrees to terms on five-year deal with the Islanders

The New York Islanders announced today that Josh Bailey has agreed to terms on a five-year deal. Bailey, 23, scored 19 points (11 goals, eight assists) in 38 games this past season with the Islanders. The Bowmanville, ON, native also made his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut, recording three assists in six games during the Islanders’ […]

Islanders acquire Tim Thomas

The New York Islanders announced on Thursday that they have acquired goaltender Tim Thomas from the Boston Bruins in exchange for a conditional second round pick in the 2014 or 15 NHL draft. Thomas is a four-time NHL All-Star and a two-time winner of the Vezina Trophy; which is awarded to the league’s top keeper. […]

Isles to hold auction to help Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

The New York Islanders announced on Monday that they will hold an online auction that has one-of-a-king experiences and items to help raise funds for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. There were a ton of local area teams, organizations and people who all donated to these efforts. Donators include the Brooklyn Nets, the New York […]

Islanders to hold Hurricane Sandy Relief Fundraiser

The New York Islanders announced on Tuesday that they will hold a special event to help raise funds for area residents affected by Hurricane Sandy. Fans wanting to help out can show up on Veterans Day, Monday, November 12, from 2-8 p.m., as the Isles will host a free open skate at Nassau Coliseum for […]

Kurtzberg’s Corner: Rangers and Isles Busy on Draft Day

It was an eventful day for both the Rangers and Islanders at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft in Pittsburgh with both teams drafting defensemen in the first round. The Rangers nabbed Brady Skjei from the U.S. Under-18 team with the 28th overall pick in the draft. He is heading to the University of Minnesota next […]