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Islanders eliminated from playoffs after Game 5 loss to Hurricanes

May 1, 2024 - 8:49 PM ET

Follow @Hockey_Comps Follow @HB_Islanders The New York Islanders’ season came to a close last night, falling 6-3 in Game 5 to the Carolina Hurricanes. Final. pic.twitter.com/mjYHzjivPC— New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) May 1, 2024 For the third time in the series, the Hurricanes pul...

Season Recap: Islanders in a state of stagnation

May 5, 2024 - 11:48 PM ET

Follow @Hockey_Comps Follow @HB_Islanders The New York Islanders’ season came to an end with a Game 5 loss on Tuesday, falling in the first round of the playoffs to the Carolina Hurricanes once again. The loss likely didn’t come as a huge surprise to many, with the Hurricanes being tag...

Lack of cap space could result in another quiet offseason for Islanders

May 13, 2024 - 12:23 AM ET

Follow @Hockey_Comps Follow @HB_Islanders With a second straight first round exit, this year’s postseason highlighted the New York Islanders’ current position: while they may be good enough to make the playoffs, they’re not at a level to truly contend. I expanded on this in last week...

Islanders sign Maxim Tsyplakov

May 18, 2024 - 1:23 AM ET

Follow @Hockey_Comps Follow @HB_Islanders The New York Islanders announced yesterday that they’ve signed KHL forward Maxim Tsyplakov to a one-year, entry-level contract. #Isles News: The New York Islanders announced today that they have signed Maxim Tsyplakov to a one-year, entry-level c...

What can the Islanders expect from Maxim Tsyplakov?

May 21, 2024 - 8:54 PM ET

Follow @Hockey_Comps Follow @HB_Islanders Last week, the New York Islanders announced the signing of KHL forward Maxim Tsyplakov. After spending his entire career in Russia to this point, the forward likely has a shot to crack the Islanders’ lineup right out of training camp this Fall, gi...

Islanders complete draft pick swap with Blackhawks, add second-round pick

May 26, 2024 - 2:04 AM ET

Follow @Hockey_Comps Follow @HB_Islanders The New York Islanders announced a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks, featuring a swap of 2024 draft picks. #Isles News: The New York Islanders have acquired a first-round pick (#20) and two second-round picks (#54 and #61) in the 2024 NHL Draft fro...