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Islanders Show Their Promise on The Road

No one can really fault Islander fans for feverishly refreshing the NHL Standings webpage over and over, even if we are only two weeks into this young season.   Usually, a […]

by · February 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
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2013 NHL Season Predictions: Eastern Conference

With the shortened NHL season set to begin on Saturday January 19th, 2013, it is time to make our predictions as to which team will make the playoffs this season. […]

by · January 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions
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New York Islanders – Together Again

In 1984’s The Muppets Take Manhattan, audiences were left with their hearts in there throats when the gang disbanded after failing to get there college variety show up on Broadway.   […]

Kadri's emergence puts the squeeze on Grabovski (PhatsoPhotography/Flickr)

Expectation: Nazem Kadri – Part I

Expectation: Nazem Kadri is a three-part series. Part II is available here. Part III is available here.   It seems all peaks and valleys when it comes to the still-young […]

by · November 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, CHL, OHL, Toronto Maple Leafs
While talented, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear as a team prepared for the start of the Playoffs. (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Fantasy Hockey Preview: A Dramatic Atlantic

This is part 6 of 6: Part 1: Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, Phoenix Coyotes, San Jose Sharks Part 2: Carolina Hurricanes, Washington Capitals, Winnipeg Jets, Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers Part 3: Colorado Avalanche, Calgary […]

John Tavares and Matt Moulson have been a huge part of the Isles' resurgence, but there are just as many people that work behind the scenes for the New York Islanders. (BridgetDS/Flickr)

NY Islanders Rebuild: The Draft

It has been a pretty bad offseason for the Islanders. They lost more talent than they got in free agency, made one big move to get Lubomir Visnovsky, who is […]

by · August 13, 2012 · 3 comments · New York Islanders
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2012-13 NHL regular season predictions: Eastern Conference

August is the time of the year where things are very slow regarding NHL news, especially since the free agency “frenzy” has cooled down and that NHL training camps are […]

Nazem Kadri made great strides under Dallas Eakins. (Tony Ding/Icon SMI)

Nazem Kadri Should be the Leafs Second Line Center

In the middle of summer, it’s easy to speculate as to who should be starting center for the Toronto Maple leafs.   Ultimately, this is a gap that Brian Burke would […]

by · July 23, 2012 · 3 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Nail Yakupov: explosive for Russia at 2012 World Juniors {Alyonka Larionov Photography}

2012 NHL Entry Draft Guide – The Next Ones

Consider this your live home page for information for the 2012 NHL entry draft. Bookmark and check back often as it will be constantly updated leading up to hockey’s version of Christmas. THW’s 2012 […]

2012 Draft Eligible Nail Yakupov is one to watch on Team Russia at WJCs {Metcalfe Photography}

Nail Yakupov – The Next Ones: NHL 2012 Draft Prospect Profile

Nail Yakupov THW Close-Up:
Nail Yakupov. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Taylor Hall. John Tavares. Steven Stamkos.
Detailed hockey analytics are not required to decipher the connection between the above five hockey players.
No matter how hockey media and the experts tried to convince hockey fans, there was ultimately no doubt as to who would get drafted first overall in the past four drafts. Nail Yakupov looks to make it five years running that this trend continues.

Nino Niederreiter might have been down on his luck in Long Island, but he has certainly found a home on Minnesota's top line this season. (Icon SMI)

What the Islanders Should Do This Off-Season (Part 2)

Now that we have addressed what the Islanders should do in free agency this summer, let’s take a look at some internal issues that linger within the team.  The Islanders […]

by · May 30, 2012 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
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2012 IIHF World Championship Quarterfinal Predictions: No More Fooling!

The seven game round robin seemed to take forever but it is at long last over. Early in the morning, the 2012 World Championships will take place for those of […]

by · May 17, 2012 · 1 comment · International Hockey