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The Hockey Writers

Islanders & Lamoriello Face Tough Roster Choices This Offseason

Despite the New York Islanders’ recent success, it’s a difficult time for the team. Franchises like the Isles, on the cusp of being a perennial contender, saw this offseason as a chance to improve via free agency. Their hopes were quickly dashed as the trade market to unload burdensome contracts appears to have come to […] The post Islanders & Lamoriello Face Tough Roster Choices This Offseason appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       

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Islanders Will Ultimately Benefit From Trading Toews

The New York Islanders had an impressive Stanley Cup Playoffs run, putting them in an interesting situation for free agency. They reached the Eastern Conference Final but were clearly inferior to the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning and are still a few players away from reaching the promised land. The dilemma the Islanders faced […] The post Islanders Will Ultimately Benefit From Trading Toews appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       

Last Word on Hockey

NHL Rumours: New York Islanders, Florida Panthers, Boston Bruins

Now a week into free agency, teams are starting to form a semblance of what they will be when the puck drops on day one of the new season. Big names have signed in peculiar places and only time will tell if those signings will work out for both parties. For now, some big names […] The post NHL Rumours: New York Islanders, Florida Panthers, Boston Bruins appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.

Puck Prose

Austin Czarnik signs with New York Islanders

The New York Islanders add depth with Austin Czarnik to the minor league system. As the free agency carousel keeps turning, the New York Islanders announced today that they signed 27 year-old Austin Czarnik to a two year deal valued at $725,000. The Detroit Michigan born- and Miami University (of Ohio) product, when undrafted before […] Austin Czarnik signs with New York Islanders - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL

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NHL Rumors: Golden Knights, Canucks, Jets, Islanders, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, word is that Alex Pietrangelo is close to signing with the Vegas Golden Knights but a deal needs to come first to clear up cap space. The Vancouver Canucks have been reaching out to defenseman in free agency and it’s not clear who they are zoned in on. The Winnipeg […] The post NHL Rumors: Golden Knights, Canucks, Jets, Islanders, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       

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Maple Leafs: Pietrangelo Is a Want, Not a Need

Seems like déjà vu, doesn’t it? Just two years ago, New York Islanders captain John Tavares made an unprecedented move, leaving the team that drafted him in favor of his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs. In a league where superstars hardly ever switch teams, especially via free agency, the news sent shockwaves through the hockey world […] The post Maple Leafs: Pietrangelo Is a Want, Not a Need appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       

Puck Prose

NHL Free Agency: Pittsburgh Penguins interested in Chris Tanev

According to Josh Yohe and Rob Rossi of The Athletic, the Pittsburgh Penguins are very interested in signing defenseman ChrisTanev in NHL free agency. The Pittsburgh Penguins are looking to shakeup their roster after a second consecutive humiliatingly early exit from the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Last year, they got swept by the Islanders. This year, […] NHL Free Agency: Pittsburgh Penguins interested in Chris Tanev - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL

Puck Prose

NHL Free Agency: Top 5 teams who should sign Thomas Greiss

With Thomas Greiss likely hitting the NHL free agency market this offseason, here are 5 teams who would be a great fit for him. The goaltending market this offseason is going to be nuts. It’ll be even deeper with the addition of Thomas Greiss. After spending the last five seasons with the New York Islanders, […] NHL Free Agency: Top 5 teams who should sign Thomas Greiss - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL