Post Tagged with: "John Tavares"

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The Islanders Need To Become Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake’s latest album The 20/20 Experience comes out on March 19th and already he has two smash singles off it and an upcoming arena tour with Jay-Z this summer.  This […]

by · March 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
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)

New York Islanders Midseason Report Card

With the Islanders having passed the halfway mark of the season, many hockey fans might not have expected to see New York three points out of the Eastern Conference playoff […]

by · March 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Dormant Rangers-Islanders Rivalry on Verge of Rebirth?

Dormant Rangers-Islanders Rivalry on Verge of Rebirth?

There was a time, not so long ago, when the most heated rivalry in all of sports took place on a sheet of ice. Take the Yankees-Red Sox, Lakers-Celtics, and […]

by · March 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
Ryan O'Reilly. (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

Ryan O’Reilly and The Price For A True “Number-One” Center

In the game of hockey, a true number-one center is a lot like a unicorn. It’s hard to find, but you know it when you see it. For the Calgary […]

by · March 5, 2013 · 7 comments · News/Commentary
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)

NHL Top 5 & Bottom 5 Players After 6 Weeks

Who predicted that by the first of March, the Blackhawks would still be undefeated in regulation? It’s an unbelievable feat to amass at least a point in over twenty straight […]

by · March 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Top 10 Lists
John Tavares currently leads the New York Islanders in goals and points on the season (valorfaerie/Flickr)

The Magical Fourth Year Is Not A Myth

In the era of in-depth analysis, sabermetrics and advanced statistics, fantasy hockey managers are trying to find unique and more complicated ways to beat the opposition and win their fantasy drafts. […]

by · March 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy, Previews and Predictions
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New York Islanders Must Fire Jack Capuano to Take Next Step

  It’s been six years since the New York Islanders last qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Isles have had five top-five draft selections, one of which was traded […]

by · February 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
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Mythbusters: New York Islanders Edition

  Things just never gets boring in Islander Country. Rick DiPietro was finally placed on waivers, marking the end of an era. The Isles wanted to give him one last […]

by · February 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Veteran Mike Rupp came up big for the Rangers in the Winter Classic (Tom Turk/THW)

Do Rangers Have Toughness to Defend Against the Matt Cookes of NHL?

This week, the hockey world was robbed of one of its brightest young stars when Matt Cooke sliced Erik Karlsson’s achilles tendon with his skate while delivering a hit from […]

by · February 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
Frans Nielsen has been an integral part of the Isles' offense over the last few years. (Icon SMI)

Frans Nielsen: The Islanders’ Unsung Hero

On a team with players such as superstar John Tavares and perennial 30 goal scorer Matt Moulson, its easy to forget about a player like Frans Nielsen. At 28-years old the Danish […]

by · February 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Islanders Fall Back To Futile Reality

Islanders Fall Back To Futile Reality

What follows is a closer, gritty look, at the New York Islanders season from Sunday, February 3rd to Monday February 11th.   The following events may not be suitable for some […]

by · February 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Evgeni Nabokov has been an influential force for the Islanders over the last few years and could be an option for the Islanders' back-up slot. (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Can Isles be Competitive in Eastern Conference?

One-fourth of the regular season is over, and for the Isles, it’s been rough. The Isles were expected to make some improvements since finishing at the bottom of the Eastern […]

by · February 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Previews and Predictions