Post Tagged with: "John Tavares"


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
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NHL Top 10: The Rich Get Richer, Fowl Play and Hot-Hot Hossa

As the 2014-2015 NHL season gets closer to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the NHL Top 10 will measure the 10  best teams around the league on a weekly basis. The […]

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)

Are The Rangers A Matchup Nightmare For The Islanders?

Over the last two decades, Islanders fans haven’t had much of a chance to sit back and ponder who their team could potentially match up with in the postseason. Making […]

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Time for a Change? Examining the NHL’s Point System.

There’s always talk among hockey fans about what can be done to change the game. Some ideas are radical, some actually happen, and others just fade away. Some people feel […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 3 comments · News/Commentary
Do either New York teams want to match up against one another in the Stanley Cup Playoffs? (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Stanley Cup Playoff Series We All Wanna See

Matchups, matchups, matchups. Rivalries, both geographically and competitively over the years make for intriguing story-lines and terrific games. When it comes to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, there are some historically […]

by · February 2, 2015 · 30 comments · Top 10 Lists
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Islanders: Better This Season in Almost Every Way

The New York Islanders have seemingly done a 180 this season and are one of the league’s top team’s after being amongst the Eastern Conference’s basement dwellers just one year […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
New York Islanders captain John Tavares speaking to the media at the 2015 NHL All-Star media day. (Credit: Andy Dudones/Staff)

Patience Paying off for John Tavares, Islanders

What a difference a year makes. Last year on this date, John Tavares and the New York Islanders were dead last in the Metropolitan Division with a 21-25-8 record. This […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders