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The Hockey Writers

Islanders Not Being Helped by Lamoriello’s Secrecy

As the offseason trudges on into August, the New York Islanders still have not made a move in free agency to impact their roster. The trade for Alexander Romanov at…

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Islanders Should Pursue RFAs Crouse, Sandin, Zadina & Roy

A few weeks back I penned my first THW article about who the New York Islanders should go after in restricted free agency outside of the big fish in Matthew…

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3 Islanders Who Can Play Beside Scott Mayfield

The New York Islanders’ offseason has been a quiet one thus far, especially in free agency. After missing out on Johnny Gaudreau and Ondrej Palat, the team is left with…

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Islanders Can Still Target These 3 Free Agents

The New York Islanders’ offseason has been a disappointment thus far. With weeks passing since free agency started, general manager (GM) Lou Lamoriello has yet to make an impactful signing…

Puck Prose

What are the New York Islanders Waiting for in Free Agency?

Someone should tell the New York Islanders that free agency has begun. It’s been over a week since teams were able to start signing unrestricted free agents, but the Islanders have not yet made a single move, and that’s not an exaggeration. The only things Lou Lamoriello and company have done since the offseason started […] What are the New York Islanders Waiting for in Free Agency? - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL

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Bruins Face Long Odds to Acquire Flames’ Tkachuk

It’s been eight days since the beginning of free agency and the Boston Bruins have been one of, along with the New York Islanders, quietest teams. The only move to…

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Islanders’ 2022 Free Agency a Bust After 2 Days

Lou Lamoriello has now swung and missed on another perennial all-star free agent for the third time in his stint as general manager (GM) of the New York Islanders. It…

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Islanders Unlikely to Trade for J.T. Miller After Rough Free Agency

The New York Islanders entered the offseason with a promising start. The NHL Entry Draft was highlighted by the acquisition of defenseman Alexander Romanov but also by selecting multiple defensemen…

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Islanders’ Lamoriello Prepared Fans for Lackluster Free Agency

Once again, the New York Islanders wake up the day after the beginning of free agency with no dance partner. Left at the altar – you get the point. There…

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Islanders Miss Out On Gaudreau – What Comes Next?

The New York Islanders were among the few teams that looked poised to sign Johnny Gaudreau on Wednesday. Landing the top player in free agency would have not only turned…

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NHL Rumors: Blue Jackets, Flyers, Islanders, Devils, Oilers, Canadiens

In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the fallout from day one of free agency leaves the Calgary Flames, New Jersey Devils and New York Islanders asking questions. All were rumored to…


Metropolitan Division Roundup: What the Penguins’ rivals did in free agency

Wait, Johnny Gaudreau signed with who???? The Metropolitan Division is never shy about loading up on elite talent, and 2022’s NHL free agency might be remembered best for the shocking decision that saw Johnny Gaudreau sign into join the division...But it wouldn’t be one of the expected spots of Philadelphia, New Jersey or the Islanders it was...the Blue Jackets? That’s going to take a long time to understand. Here’s what the teams of the division have done around the draft and free agency so far. Carolina HurricanesIn: Brent Burns, Max Pacioretty, Ondrej Kase, Dylan...

Matchsticks and Gasoline

Report: Johnny Gaudreau is Leaving Calgary

Photo by Brett Holmes/Icon Sportswire via The decision has been made Per Elliotte Friedman and Frank Servaelli, it looks like the Johnny Gaudreau era in Calgary is coming to a close. In short order we got reports that Gaudreau would be testing free agency and that he had informed the Flames that he would not be returning to Calgary. Gaudreau will likely end up somewhere on the East Coast of the United States with the Flyers, Devils, and Islanders all interested in his services. For Flames fans it is a heartbreaking day as the franchise face leaves down despite...