Post Tagged with: "John Tavares"

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
Sidney Crosby is one of many Team Canada hopefuls high on talent, but low on international ice experience. (VancityAllie/Flickr)

Team Canada: An Early Look at Sochi 2014

With the Sochi Olympics coming up in a year from now, it’s usually the time where people start keeping an eye on the NHL and an eye on potential candidates […]

by · February 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics, Previews and Predictions
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John Tavares: The Next NHL Superstar

If you’re reading this, chances are you probably are aware of who John Tavares is, but how well do you know his game? How well do you know the impact […]

by · February 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Player Profiles

New York Islanders: Five Reasons For A Successful Road Trip

After a thrilling overtime victory against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night, Islanders fans must be ecstatic over the way that their team played during a five game road […]

by · February 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders

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 […]