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Islanders sign Biron as another backup to DP

Wed, 22 Jul 2009 21:43:00 -0400

The honeymoon isn't over for Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro. In fact, he's enjoying his wedding trip now after getting married last Saturday.(image)

Islanders fire radio team, will use TV simulcast

Tue, 21 Jul 2009 21:53:00 -0400

Longtime Islanders radio analyst Chris King and play-by-play partner Steve Mears were fired last week by team president Chris Dey, who informed them that their contracts won't be renewed for next season.(image)

Islanders expected to announce hiring of assistant Allen

Sun, 19 Jul 2009 22:13:00 -0400

Islanders coach Scott Gordon is expected to complete his coaching staff Mondayby announcing the hiring of AHL assistant Scott Allen.(image)

Islanders' young talent taking baby steps for now

Sat, 18 Jul 2009 23:43:00 -0400

Just by adding the name "John Tavares" to their roster, the Islanders have taken a major step toward respectability.(image)

Islanders host Penguins in Tavares' NHL debut

Wed, 15 Jul 2009 22:03:00 -0400

The marketing of Islanders No. 1 overall pick John Tavares begins with the season opener against defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Oct. 3 at Nassau Coliseum. It will mark the first time Tavares faces Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, and it will mark the return of former captain Bill Guerin for the first time since his trade to the Penguins on March 4.(image)

Islanders' Tavares signs three-year contract

Wed, 15 Jul 2009 21:43:00 -0400

John Tavares Wednesday answered the pundit in Toronto who suggested that the pride of Ontario should reject the Islanders if they drafted him No. 1 overall. He put his " John Hancock" on the bottom line of a three-year entry-level contract worth $900,000 per season in salary and guaranteed signing bonus plus other attainable bonuses that bring the total annual value to $3.75 million.(image)

Isles need to come to terms with prospect Martin

Tue, 14 Jul 2009 20:23:00 -0400

Players with the size and toughness of power forward prospect Matt Martin are in short supply in the Islanders' organization. But Martin's desire to play in Bridgeport next season and the Isles' need for his talents might not matter if a dispute over his entry-level contract isn't resolved by the end of training camp in September.(image)

Looking for ways to improve

Mon, 13 Jul 2009 21:53:00 -0400

After two more practice sessions at the Islanders' rookie minicamp, you would think No. 1 draft pick John Tavares might be looking forward to relaxing. But you would be wrong.(image)

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Tavares, Bailey battle at Isles minicamp

Sun, 12 Jul 2009 22:55:00 -0400

During some one-on-one battles in a scrimmage Sunday, Josh Bailey's experience helped him get the best of rookie John Tavares.(image)

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Tavares winning the PR game

Wed, 8 Jul 2009 22:23:00 -0400

John Tavares said all the right things during his introductory public news conference yesterday at Nassau Coliseum.(image)

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