Post Tagged with: "Kyle Okposo"

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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
The Maple Leafs are happy to have Joffrey Lupul back in the lineup (John E. Sokolowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Fantasy Hockey Quick Hits: Injurious Basterds!

The bodies just keep piling up for fantasy hockey rosters. On the bright side for Pittsburgh Penguins fans is that Paul Martin is returning after missing 18 more games. For some reason, you get […]

by · April 4, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy, Injury Report
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5 Players Who Shouldn’t Waste Their Time in Sochi

On frozen ponds across Massachusetts, countless peewees have lived vicariously through a heroic Winthrop native. Time and time again youngsters take the form of Mike Eruzione and slide one past […]

by · January 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics
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Bobby Ryan Leads the Team USA Olympic Snubs

After a terrific NHL Winter Classic, Team USA named the players heading to Sochi to capture gold. However, this American squad has some more than questionable calls. This American team […]

by · January 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics
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Fantasy Hockey: Ranking the USA’s Olympic Snubs

“Happy New Year” is a relative term for some of the United States’ most talented players. After today’s ever exciting installment of the Winter Classic, Team USA’s general manager David […]

by · January 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy, Olympics
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Okposo Gets The Short End of the Olympic Stick

  The 25-man roster has been named and Kyle Okposo isn’t on it. And New York Islanders fans are very unhappy about it, as they should be. Okposo is having arguably […]

by · January 1, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Olympics