Post Tagged with: "John Tavares"

The Anaheim Ducks starting goalie for the season. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

The 5 Biggest Early Surprises of the 2014-15 NHL Season

The focus of subjectivity is a distorting mirror — Hans Georg Gadamer Most people seem to enjoy opinion-based lists, whether they be found here at The Hockey Writers or elsewhere […]

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Tavares and Strome: Islanders Match Made in Heaven

I wrote earlier before the season that the Islanders were going to have a lot of options for the first line left wing. In a somewhat surprising decision, the winner […]

by · October 25, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Everett's Mirco Mueller is rising up some draft boards (Photo by Christopher Mast)

Sharks Rookie Mueller Shuts Down Tavares

Size & Speed A 6’3” defensive defenseman who is also a strong skater. That is Sharks rookie Mirco Mueller. Few defenseman feature his size and skating ability. Fluid skating defensemen […]

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For Islanders, Early Success A Taste of Things to Come

The Islanders won their home opener, as well as their first game this season, and went on the road to beat the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. That puts them […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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2014 Senators Pre-Season: Opening Day Recap

The Ottawa Senators began their 2014-15 pre-season on Monday, playing two split-squad games against the New York Islanders at the Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Despite dressing one […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
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The Left Wing: Islanders Options Are Plentiful

For what the Islanders might have lacked in recent history in terms of defense and goaltending, they have had a bright spot on the first line left-wing. For years, Matt […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum will host the Isles' last home opener on October 11th, 2014.

Islander Fans Shouldn’t Forget About These Islanders

With the 2014-15 NHL season just around the corner, Islander fans have officially begun preparing for the swan song of Nassau Coliseum as the home for the New York Islanders. […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 3 comments · New York Islanders
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How Good Will the Islanders Be in 2014-15?

A lot has been made of the Islanders’ off season to this point- and with good reason. Yahoo’s Puck Daddy blog ranked them the most improved team this off season. […]

by · August 23, 2014 · 5 comments · New York Islanders
Rumor mills, as usual, have been rumbling, but it's anyone's best guess if the New York Islanders will trade anyone from their active roster. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Islanders: More Leaders Than Just Tavares

What occurred on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia made New York Islander fans gasp for air and it had to do with Captain John Tavares. The event sent ripples […]

by · August 1, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Joshua Ho-Sang was viewed as a controversial player by many teams, but he was simply too good to be passed on when Garth Snow traded back into the first round for a late selection. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

The Hockey Writers Q & A: Islanders and Fishsticks?

It is once again time for another edition of The Hockey Writers Q&A. This time out we take a look at the New York Islanders. For Islander fans, it was a tough […]

by · June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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Q & A with Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche

What you are about to read may shock you. Let’s call it “priceless.” Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche can attempt to keep a straight face when giving an interview […]

by · May 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Who Exactly is PA Parenteau?

Currently sidelined with a knee injury (torn right MCL), Colorado Avalanche right winger Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau is certainly an interesting case compared to other NHL players. A true journeyman After a […]