March 15th, 2016 In New York Islanders, News, Videos 0 comments

With 7:10 left in Monday's game the Florida Panthers had a 2-0 lead on the New York Islanders. It was a steep mountain to climb if the Isles were going to find their way out of the hole. Goals by Kyle Okposo and Josh Bailey less than two minutes apart tied the game up late in the third. Then with just 99 seconds left, one of the NHL's most...

March 11th, 2016 In Islanders Goaltending, New York Islanders 0 comments

Will the Isles survive without Halak? That is the question. This week, the New York Islanders had a very big win at the Barclays Center over the Pittsburgh Penguins, a 2-1 contest. However, the win came with a heavy cost and that was losing Jaroslav Halak for at least six weeks due to a groin injury. Will the Islanders be okay between the...

March 10th, 2016 In New York Islanders, Top Stories 0 comments

Having officially entered the stretch run of the NHL season – “officially,” as in I just arbitrarily decided stretch run parameters – teams across the league are emptying the tank in their push toward the finish. For some teams, that approach is literal: let’s dump as many serviceable players as we can to facilitate a late-season free...

March 10th, 2016 In Islanders Goaltending 0 comments

In the aftermath of the announcement that starting goalie Jaroslav Halak is done for the regular season, the consolation for the Islanders is this: no team is better-equipped to handle such a loss than they are. Their backup goalie to date, Thomas Greiss, has been sensational all season long. He leads the NHL with a .930 save percentage, and...

March 10th, 2016 In Islanders Goaltending, New York Islanders 0 comments

Thomas Greiss was the Islanders first-half MVP. Now they'll need him to be their second-half one as well. Jaroslav Halak left Tuesday's win against the Pittsburgh Penguins late in the third period with a groin injury. Head coach Jack Capuano announced that Halak will miss a minimum of six weeks. Halak earned his 200th career win the hard way...

March 9th, 2016 In Injury Report, New York Islanders, News 0 comments

The New York Islanders are getting some very bad news at a very bad time. Head coach Jack Capuano announced Wednesday that starting goaltender Jaroslav Halak is set to miss at least six weeks with a lower body injury. Halak suffered the injury stopping a shot from Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Trevor Daley during Tuesday's win over the Pens....

March 7th, 2016 In New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins 0 comments

The New York Islanders are coming off a fantastic road trip. New York just finished a seven game trip where they went 6-1-0. In fact, the Islanders are 10-2-1 in their last thirteen games. However, they still have a tough road ahead of them. March is Lion Not a Lamb The expression is March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Well for...

March 1st, 2016 In Islanders Management, Islanders Transactions, New York Islanders 0 comments

Well the NHL trade deadline has come and gone and other than a very small deal with the Ottawa Senators (acquiring Shane Prince), Islanders general manger Garth Snow stood pat. Was this the right course of action for the New York Islanders? https://twitter.com/StapeNewsday/status/704398216771407872 The Trade Market Based on the players moved...

February 29th, 2016 In Islanders Transactions, New York Islanders, Trade Deadline 0 comments

Islanders GM Garth Snow pulled off a last-minute deal before Monday’s 3 p.m. trade deadline, acquiring forward Shane Prince from the Senators in exchange for the Isles’ third round pick in the 2016 entry draft. Ottawa will also send the Isles its seventh round pick in this year’s draft. For the Islanders, Prince figures to help rejuvenate...

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