Post Tagged with: "John Tavares"

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Most Important Players: Eastern Conference Edition

Hockey is the ultimate team sport. You win together.  You lose together.  But for a team to be successful, one player usually stands out.  They are the most important player […]

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Nelson Coming Back to Life

In the first half of the Islanders season, no forward was hotter than Brock Nelson.  The second year forward dazzled fans and media alike in the first two-three months of […]

by · May 9, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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Farewell, Nassau: Isles-Caps Post-Game 7 Thoughts

Not many teams are going to win games with just 11 shots on goal, let alone a Game 7. Yet that is what happened to the New York Islanders. They […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
The Islanders and Rangers have had an intense rivalry for quite a while now and their last match-up at Nassau Coliseum could be one to remember. (Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports)

Rangers-Islanders is Both the Series We Deserve and the One We Need

Thank you, Lieutenant Gordon, for inspiring that title. For the New York Rangers, from a standpoint of having an “easier road”, there shouldn’t really be too much concern over whether […]

Nazem Kadri has shocked everyone with his impressive play this season (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Hindsight Is 20/20: The 2009 NHL Entry Draft Re-Done

Featuring such super-stars as John Tavares and Oliver Ekman-Larsson, as well later picks like Ryan O’Reilly and Tomas Tatar, the 2009 draft stands as one of the better drafts in […]

by · April 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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What Would You Trade for Connor McDavid?

Connor McDavid has no doubt been the most talked about NHL prospect since Sidney Crosby. This past season he put 120 points in just 47 games with the OHL’s Erie […]

by · April 21, 2015 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, Prospects
The Pittsburgh Penguins will likely be the biggest test for the Islanders during the month of April, and what better way to come into the playoffs than beating one's divisional rival? (Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports)

Kings of Overtime Strike Again

When it comes to the Stanley Cup playoffs, the New York Islanders arguably are the Kings of Overtime. Some of the goals they’ve scored in OT are not only memorable […]

by · April 20, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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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 […]

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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