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Islanders' Josh Bailey: Finishes season strong

Bailey had six goals and four assists in the last 11 games for the Islanders this season. Unfortunately for both Bailey and the team, those points came after the team was all but eliminated from playoff contention. Bailey still has two years left on his contract, but he may be the player that general manager Lou Lamoriello is talking about when he mentions the need to make a "hockey trade" this summer. Bailey has a base salary of $3.5 million for the next two seasons but a cap hit of $5 million. The Islanders will look for a team willing to take on those numbers with Bailey or another one of their forwards this offseason.
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Islanders 21-22 player report cards: Josh Bailey

The team-level report card was pushed out yesterday, and well the New York Islanders didn't get a good grade. A passing grade, but just barely. Now that the team-level report card is in, it's time to look at individual players. I'm going to start with forwards in alphabetical order (based...
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Islanders' Josh Bailey: Picks up two points in win

Bailey recorded a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Capitals. Both of Bailey's points came in the third period, assisting on Kyle Palmieri's power-play tally before deking two defenders to score the team's fifth goal. The 32-year-old forward has been playing well of late with two goals and four assists in his last five contests. Bailey now has 13 goals and 30 assists in 73 games this season.
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Islanders' Josh Bailey: Lights lamp again

Bailey had a goal and an assist in Thursday's 6-3 loss to the Rangers. Bailey's goal didn't mean much, as it capped the scoring, but it gives him two in the last three games and four in the past six. The pass-first winger has been looking to shoot more lately and is finding success with that approach.
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Islanders' Josh Bailey: Deposits goal in loss

Bailey scored a goal and added two hits in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Maple Leafs. Bailey gave the Islanders a 2-1 lead 31 seconds into the second period, but that's where their offense ended. The 32-year-old winger has scored three goals in his last four outings, which is good work for a player who is usually more inclined to pass. He's at 11 tallies, 37 points, 76 shots on net and a minus-4 rating through 67 appearances.
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Islanders' Josh Bailey: Two goals Tuesday

Bailey scored two goals in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout win over the Penguins. Bailey gave the Islanders a 3-1 lead in the final minute of the first period, then broke a 3-3 tie early in the third. The veteran forward ended a six-game goal drought and raised his season goal total to 10 in 64 games.
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Islanders' Josh Bailey: Provides helper

Bailey notched an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Stars. Bailey had the secondary assist on Jean-Gabriel Pageau's first-period tally. In his last eight games, Bailey's contributed a modest four points, 13 shots on net and a plus-6 rating. The 32-year-old winger has had some cold stretches this season, but his 34 points put him one off his total from last season. He's added 70 shots on net and a plus-1 rating 61 outings in 2021-22.
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Islanders' Josh Bailey: One goal in last nine games

Bailey failed to score once again as the Islanders lost to the Lightning 4-1 on Sunday. Bailey has only seven goals and 31 points in 55 games. Last season, he had eight goals and 35 points in 54 games. While that difference is negligible, Bailey had a rating of plus-12 last year, which has plummeted to minus-5 this season. That's a pretty significant difference for a player who hasn't provided much offense, especially under defense-first coach Barry Trotz. While the Islanders will certainly explore moving Bailey in the offseason, he still has two years and $10 million left on his contract. That makes him likely to wind up back with the Islanders next season.
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Islanders' Josh Bailey: Keeps point streak alive

Bailey recorded an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Capitals. Bailey had an opportunity in the 10th round of the shootout, but Vitek Vanecek came up with a key save. Still, Bailey has been terrific of late, as he's crafted a four-game point streak comprised of three goals and four assists. Don't let Bailey's third-line assignment fool you; he's quite productive in that role.
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Islanders' Josh Bailey: Scores twice in win

Bailey scored a pair of goals on six shots, went plus-2 and added two PIM in Friday's 5-2 win over the Jets. Bailey's offense has suddenly sparked to life, as he's notched four points in the last two games. He's doubled his season goal total to six in that span, with his pair of goals pacing the Islanders' offense Friday. The 32-year-old's last multi-goal game was April 20, 2021. He's still more of a playmaking winger, though he's generally struggled for most of this season with 27 points in 47 appearances.
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Josh Bailey scores twice as Islanders beat Jets, 5-2

ELMONT, N.Y. — More than four months ago, the Islanders beat the Jets in Winnipeg for their second straight regulation win. But that was the last time they strung together consecutive wins in regulation until Friday night, when the Islanders beat the Jets again, 5-2, at UBS Arena. They were coming off a dominating 6-0 win over the visiting Blue Jackets on Thursday night and got Mathew Barzal and defensemen Zdeno Chara back into the lineup after each missed six games with an injury.
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