Post Tagged with: "John Tavares"

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Has the Isles Top Line Found Their Missing Link?

For years, the debate among fans has been the need to get players who can play with John Tavares and compliment his game.  For a while, Matt Moulson filled that […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 2 comments · New York Islanders
Habs' fans have history of being somewhat irritable when things  are not going well for the team.

When Fans Lose Hold of Reality

If you’ve ever cheered a goal, you’re a fan. If you’ve ever booed the opposition, you’re a fan. If you’ve ever lined up at midnight so you could buy the […]

Playing in a win-now mentality is one thing, patiently building a product that could sustain continued success is another. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Flyers Backcheck: Isles Dump Flyers in Final Nassau Meeting

That isn’t exactly how the Flyers would like to remember their final game at the run-down Nassau Coliseum. After combining for just one shootout goal in November, a combined 11 […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Kyle Okposo, Finally Living Up to His Potential

On Friday night Kyle Okposo became the second player to score four goals in a game this week when he did so against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 6-3 win. […]

by · January 18, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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Moulson, Dry: Sabres Star on Pace for Worst Season Ever

The Buffalo Sabres are playing poorly. Take that statement however you’d like, whether it’s to say they are having a poor season or the fact they are on a seven […]

Canada to Blame for USA’s Meltdowns

Canada to Blame for USA’s Meltdowns

Team USA saw their World Juniors hopes come to an end Friday after losing their quarterfinal match to Russia 3-2. The game was close and ultimately decided by a fluky […]

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Buffalo Sabres: Previewing the Last Week of 2014

There are just three games left in 2014 for the Buffalo Sabres. For the Sabres, 2014 has not yielded much success so turning the page and moving on towards the […]

by · December 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Buffalo Sabres
Anders Lee has figured prominently into the Islanders' offense as of late and is a great low-risk option for fantasy managers in the playoffs. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Islanders Must Add Two Pieces

While dropping a game to the formidable St. Louis Blues is certainly nothing to panic over, the manner in which the New York Islanders lost on Saturday afternoon exposed two […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
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Islanders: Contenders or Pretenders? (An Analytical Approach)

Every season at least one team that spent the prior year in the league’s basement gets off to a hot start and shocks the world. As the encore to their Cinderella […]

Nielsen might not be the most outspoken member of the Islanders, but he has clearly led by example since becoming a mainstay with New York. (Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports)

The Evolution Of Frans Nielsen

He’s always been very serious and very driven. I’m not at all surprised that he’s reached his goal. I remember when he was a kid, and we’d watch Herning’s games […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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Your Stanley Cup Champion in June Will Be…

Stanley Cup predictions are aplenty. Here at the start of December, it may be too early to confidently make predictions. At the same time, there has been a winnowing away […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 39 comments · Previews and Predictions
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Flyers Backcheck: Mason’s 46 Saves Not Good Enough?

The New York Islanders threw everything they had, and more, at Flyers goalie Steve Mason on Monday night. The seven-year veteran saw an astounding 46 shots on net in Philadelphia’s […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers