Post Tagged with: "Kyle Okposo"

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Nelson Coming Back to Life

In the first half of the Islanders season, no forward was hotter than Brock Nelson.  The second year forward dazzled fans and media alike in the first two-three months of […]

by · May 9, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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New Jersey Devils Need To Move Jaromir Jagr Now

Jaromir Jagr has rung the bell and now it’s time for the New Jersey Devils to check him out. Jagr has been a great teammate and a positive influence on […]

What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Would Phil Kessel To Islanders Work?

Over the last several weeks, hockey fans have undoubtedly acquainted themselves with the struggles of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Having lost 11 straight games before downing the Edmonton Oilers on […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 3 comments · New York Islanders
Kyle Okposo (BridgetDS/Flickr)

Islanders Top Line Lacking Without Okposo

It wasn’t pretty, but the Islanders ended their three-game skid with a shootout win over the lowly Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night to help widen the lead on first place in the […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
Led by Kyle Okposo and John Tavares, the New York Islanders have been a resilient bunch, and it has helped them become one of the most successful teams in the NHL. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Does Okposo Injury Change Islanders’ Trade Deadline Targets?

Any hockey fan will tell you that it’s absolutely devastating when one’s team loses a key player during an important stretch of the regular season – and that’s precisely the […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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Has the Isles Top Line Found Their Missing Link?

For years, the debate among fans has been the need to get players who can play with John Tavares and compliment his game.  For a while, Matt Moulson filled that […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 2 comments · New York Islanders
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Kyle Okposo, Finally Living Up to His Potential

On Friday night Kyle Okposo became the second player to score four goals in a game this week when he did so against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 6-3 win. […]

by · January 18, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Nielsen might not be the most outspoken member of the Islanders, but he has clearly led by example since becoming a mainstay with New York. (Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports)

The Evolution Of Frans Nielsen

He’s always been very serious and very driven. I’m not at all surprised that he’s reached his goal. I remember when he was a kid, and we’d watch Herning’s games […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Sidney Crosby should seek a sports psychologist. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

For Pens, Victory over Boston Brought More than Just 2 Points

Last week was a turbulent one for the Pittsburgh Penguins. They started their week by not only beating, but shutting out the team with the most points in the NHL, […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy were some of Garth Snow's biggest hauls during the 2014 offseason, and they have certainly paid their dividends. (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

Islanders Defensive Woes Reason for Skid

Only the Arizona Coyotes have allowed more goals against per game this season than the New York Islanders. Even early in the season, this is a troubling statistic when considering […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 2 comments · New York Islanders
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 […]

Jack Capuano has never given up on the Islanders, and he - as well as the Islanders' front office - is starting to see his hard work finally paying off on a consistent basis. (Geoff Burke-US PRESSWIRE)

Chemistry Experiments Will Stabilize Islanders Forwards

The chemistry within the New York Islanders was volatile for the majority of last season, while small sparks of hope ignited a little fire towards the tail end.  When half […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders