April 26th, 2016 In Islanders History, New York Islanders 0 comments

Moving forward in the Stanley Cup playoffs, The Hockey Writers will be taking a short look at the past successes of the final eight teams left in the postseason. When was the last time they reached the Stanley Cup Finals? How long has it been since they hoisted the Cup? Starting in the Eastern Conference, the New York Islanders let the league...

April 26th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, New York Islanders, Top Stories 0 comments

Before Sunday night, before his last-gasp equalizer and his brilliant double-overtime winner and his team’s first playoff series victory in 23 years, John Tavares had already begun to rewrite his playoff reputation. But Holy Christ – or should we say, “Holy Greiss?” – what a plot twist we were in for. In a span of about 30 minutes...

April 25th, 2016 In Islanders History, New York Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

After Game 6 Sunday Night at Barclays Center between the New York Islanders and the Florida Panthers, you could hear all over Long Island and Brooklyn "Yes, Yes, Yes." The infamous streak of 23 years of not winning a playoff series is over for the Islanders organization. To put it into perspective the last time the Isles won a playoff series...

April 21st, 2016 In Injury Report, New York Islanders, News 0 comments

According to a report from Arthur Staple of NewsDay.Com, Ryan Pulock did not travel with the Islanders to Florida for game five versus the Florida Panthers. https://twitter.com/StapeNewsday/status/723241237424275456 Pulock was injured on Wednesday night on the same shift in which the Panthers scored the game-winning goal in what was...

April 21st, 2016 In New York Islanders, Top Stories 0 comments

The New York Islanders Wednesday night, failed to do something they have not done in 14 years, win consecutive playoff games. Seems crazy to think that a franchise who won a record 19 consecutive playoffs series, a feat which probably will never be broken, simply cannot put two wins together.  It could cost them once again. The series shifts...

April 16th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, New York Islanders, Oilers Management 0 comments

In a perfect world, fans of the Edmonton Oilers would love nothing more than to have their general manager go big game hunting this summer and come back with one of Erik Karlsson or P.K. Subban in his back pocket. Unfortunately, the chances of Peter Chiarelli pulling off such a move with either the Ottawa Senators or Montreal Canadiens are likely...

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