July 12th, 2016 In Devils History, Islanders History 0 comments

TheHockeyWriters.com chats with Tom Chorske, who discusses his time with the Devils on their 1995 Stanley Cup championship team and his time with the Islanders. Chorske, who was the Montreal Canadiens' first-round selection in the 1985 draft and made his NHL debut four years later after playing for the US National Team and the University of...

July 11th, 2016 In Islanders History, Islanders Transactions, New York Islanders 0 comments

The Islanders won a playoff round this past season for the first time since 1993 and long-time fans have the same feeling they did 23 years ago – cautious optimism. Just like this offseason, the 1993 offseason was a wild one. The expansion draft took it’s toll on the Isles, losing a ton of character in Glenn Healy, Mark Fitzpatrick and...

July 9th, 2016 In Islanders Transactions, New York Islanders 0 comments

Garth Snow, the general manager of the New York Islanders, could have a big decision in the near future regarding which players he should protect in the expansion. While the NHL expansion draft is a year away, this could affect the Islanders' moves this summer and have a big impact on the franchise. Expansion Protection List Currently, the...

July 8th, 2016 In Islanders Prospects, New York Islanders, Top Stories 0 comments

When Garth Snow became the Islanders general manager in July 2006, the prospect pool was pretty bare. After the newly drafted Kyle Okposo, there were the likes of Robert Nilsson, Ryan O'Marra and Petteri Nokelainen. Ten years later, Snow has done a tremendous job replenishing the pool. Now it's time to part with some of them. The start of free...

July 7th, 2016 In Islanders Management, New York Islanders 0 comments

This season was a successful one for the New York Islanders; which was timely for Islanders general manager Garth Snow and head coach Jack Capuano. Reason being, Scott Malkin and Jonathan Ledecky have officially taken over as owners of the franchise. The Islanders ended their streak of 23 years without winning a playoff series. However, New...

July 3rd, 2016 In New York Islanders, Video Games 0 comments

Gamers who thought the New York Islanders would become fodder in 'NHL 16' following the losses of Matt Martin, Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo have a few surprises in store for them. Adding speed, playmaking ability, grit and more balance, the acquisitions of Andrew Ladd, Jason Chimera and PA Parenteau over the past few days have done a few things...

July 3rd, 2016 In Islanders Management, Islanders Transactions, New York Islanders 0 comments

These past few days has been a roller coaster ride for New York Islanders fans. They saw the Islanders just miss out on a huge potential trade with the Edmonton Oilers for Taylor Hall, and they said good-bye to three long time core players. However, Isles fans also saw general manager Garth Snow be very aggressive on July 1st in NHL free agency....

July 3rd, 2016 In Islanders Transactions, New York Islanders 0 comments

After four seasons away as a member of the Avalanche, Canadiens and Maple Leafs, PA Parenteau has returned to the Islanders on a one-year, $1.25 million deal, the team announced Saturday. Although it’s the type of deal that many who aren’t familiar with the Isles would consider a huge one, especially with the minuscule price tag Parenteau...

July 2nd, 2016 In Islanders Transactions, New York Islanders 0 comments

From a sheer numbers point of view, on the first day of free agency, the New York Islanders came up short in their quest to move on from the losses of Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen and Matt Martin. Last season, Nielsen, Okposo and Martin combined for 52 goals, 83 assists, 135 points and 490 hits, while new acquisitions Andrew Ladd and Jason...

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