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Keys to Success for Isles in Round 1

Tonight, the New York Islanders open their first round playoff series against the Washington Capitals.  This is the Islanders second time in the playoffs in the last three seasons as […] / CC BY-NC 2.0

Three Keys: Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders

On paper, the series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders seems very even. Both teams finished with 101 points, and each won 2 games in the season series. […]

The Ideal Montreal Canadiens Playoff Bracket

The Ideal Montreal Canadiens Playoff Bracket

The deck is stacked against the Montreal Canadiens to hoist the Stanley Cup for a record 25th time this spring. However, that is true of each playoff team, who has […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Jaroslav Halak has been a rock in the Isles' crease this season, and the goalie would certainly need to bring his A-game in a playoff match-up with the Rangers. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Game of Numbers: New York Islanders Edition

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, franchise player […]

by · March 31, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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Is Ryan Nugent-Hopkins a Number One Center?

The Edmonton Oilers aren’t making the playoffs this year. The only real question heading into the final stretch of the season is which draft position the Oilers will find themselves […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum has been home to the New York Islanders for more than forty years, and it has meant the world to some Islanders fans - and deservedly so.

Isles Fans: Don’t Believe the Politicians

Ever since Bruce Ratner was awarded the ability to develop the Nassau Coliseum and most of the surrounding land, a lot of Islander fans were holding out hope that the […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders

Canadiens, Price Beat Tavares in Battle of Hart Candidates

Like a guy getting root canal surgery needs novocaine, the Montreal Canadiens and goaltender Carey Price needed Saturday night’s 3-1 victory over the New York Islanders.   Another 2-0 Canadiens […]

by · March 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Changing 30 Franchises With 1 Face

Changing 30 Franchises With 1 Face

There has been a lot of talk — and justifiably so — about the impact Connor McDavid will have on the team that drafts him in June. He has been labeled […]

by · March 12, 2015 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Kennedy isn't afraid to unleash his shot (Icon SMI)

Capuano Wise to Try Kennedy With Tavares

Kennedy Fan Club Now Recruiting We may be apart of the minority, but there are a number of us who believe Tyler Kennedy deserves much better than the poor treatment […]

by · March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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David Desharnais, Montreal Canadiens’ First Line Centre?

The Montreal Canadiens are riding a wave of success unforeseen by many. The Habs found themselves out of a playoff spot on many experts’ predictions. With analytics piercing the mainstream […]

Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Hockey News: Kadri Scratched for Sleeping in; Carey Price for the Hart

Maple Leafs defenceman Roman Polak will require season ending surgery. [Toronto Star] Guys sleep in all the time. But obviously it’s going to be a huge deal in Toronto. [Puck […]

by · March 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Michael Grabner stepped up his play after returning from the Olympics, but has been sidelined lately due to a concussion. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Five Keys to Tonight’s Islanders/Rangers Clash

The New York Islanders are on the verge of a season sweep over their bitter rivals from Manhattan, but tonight’s game will feature two less stars than previous meetings. With Kyle Okposo and […]

by · February 16, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders, New York Rangers