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Richardson relishes role as first mate

Tough love appears to be the modus operandi for newly named New York Islanders assistant coach Luke Richardson. … Full Article

Weight tabs Richardson as Isles assistant coach

Doug Weight knows the importance of having a good assistant coach to bounce ideas off of and to get in his players’ ears when he is too busy to do so. … Full Article

Weight weighs in on what’s next for Isles

Doug Weight readily admits that his “world changed” when he slid over a few spots on the Brooklyn-based Islanders’ bench at Barclays Center on Jan. 19, abandoning his assistant coaching duties to become the team’s interim head coach following the firing of Jack Capuano. … Full Article

Tavares must stay for Isles to blossom

New Yorkers are currently obsessed with Matt Harvey’s alleged hangover, Aaron Judge’s prodigious power, Carmelo Anthony’s ongoing feud with Phil Jackson and whether or not the New York Rangers will find a way to hoist the Stanley Cup for the first time since 1994. … Full Article

Islanders expand minor league affiliations

While much of the current chatter surrounding the Brooklyn-based New York Islanders centers around their potential departure from our borough, the franchise announced last week that they are expanding their minor league affiliations. … Full Article

Isles already have eyes on new home

Perhaps NHL stands for Not Here Long when it comes to the Islanders and their turbulent relationship with Downtown’s Barclays Center. … Full Article

Weight named 19th head coach in Isles history

We don’t have to wait any longer to find out if interim head coach Doug Weight will be back behind the Islanders’ bench next season. … Full Article

Islanders alive, but skating on thin ice

Five points out of an Eastern Conference playoff spot with only six points available to them spells almost certain doom for the New York Islanders in their second season here in our fair borough. … Full Article

Isles legend LaFontaine gives back to Brooklyn

Pat LaFontaine is a rare breed of New York hockey player, having never left the state during his 15-year NHL career. The former Islander, Ranger and Buffalo Sabres star is hoping to help develop some local hockey talent right here in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Isles need ‘magnificent seven’ to get in

The Islanders have just seven regular-season games remaining to earn an Eastern Conference playoff spot. … Full Article

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