Post Tagged with: "Lubomir Visnovsky"

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Breaking Down the Blue Line: A Look at the Islanders Defense

Going into the 2014-15 NHL season, the New York Islanders seem to be a team on the rise. With a deep prospect system in place and recent additions to the […]

by · August 6, 2014 · 2 comments · New York Islanders
Islanders fans certainly weren't pleased when seeing this image on their computer or TV screens during the 2014 Olympics, but could Tavares' injury benefit the Islanders somehow?

Injuries A Benefit In Disguise For New York Islanders?

Over the last month, New York Islanders fans have seemingly been through the ringer. With John Tavares tearing his MCL and meniscus at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Thomas Vanek […]

by · March 27, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Lubomir Visnovsky will be a vital part of the Isles' defense this year. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Life After Lubo: A Fast Approaching and Scary Reality

When the New York Islanders traded for Lubomir Visnovsky on draft day in 2012, there were many confused fans wondering why the team needed another Mark Streit. When he refused […]

Thomas Hickey provided a positionally sound option on defense for the Islanders and will remain a good, young, and dependable depth option for New York. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Islanders Lines

Forwards T. Vanek- J. Tavares- K. Okposo J. Bailey- F. Nielsen- M. Grabner B. Nelson- R. Strome- C. Clutterbuck M. Martin- P. Regin- E. Boulton Defense T. Hamonic- C. de […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Garth Snow: The NHL’s Most Underrated GM?

Garth Snow: The NHL’s Most Underrated GM?

“Honestly, we don’t care what league they come from — college, juniors, Europe. If they can play, they can play for us. Every player is unique.” – Garth Snow, General […]

by · August 21, 2013 · 12 comments · New York Islanders
Ville Pokka is a very responsible d-man that could rise quite quickly in the Islanders' system.(Jatkoaika.com)

New York Islanders: Defensive Prospects To Watch in 2013-2014

After using all seven of his picks in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft on defensemen, Islanders fans probably weren’t expecting Garth Snow to select Ryan Pulock with the fifteenth overall […]

The draft is just a month away. What will you do that weekend along with the hockey? (2013 NHL Draft / File Photo)

What Can the Hurricanes Learn From Their New Division Rivals?

By this point, anyone who follows the Hurricanes or has been paying attention to them knows that their top priority this summer is to acquire a top-four defenseman. GM Jim […]

by · June 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
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: Dangerous Underdog or Playoff Pretenders?

With the New York Islanders having secured a playoff berth for the first time since the last day of the 2006-2007 NHL regular season, hockey fans must be wondering how […]

by · April 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Four-plus decades and four championships later, the Nassau Coliseum will close its doors to be renovated as the Islanders will move to Brooklyn.

“We Want Playoffs”: Fan Chant Reflects Confidence In Islanders

The New York Islanders defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Tuesday, solidifying a 7-1-1 stretch over their last nine games. In this time, the trade deadline came and went, and […]

by · April 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
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NHL Trade Deadline: 5 Players Who ‘Fit’ The Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild were big buyers during the summer free agency period signing top free agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter to huge contracts. Through 30 games of the 2013 […]

by · March 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions
Marian Gaborik Clicking with Rangers linemates (Icon SMI)

NHL Trade Talk: Debunking The Gaborik Rumors

Cap Crunch Leads To Trade Speculation¬† On March 1, Bruce Garrioch of The Ottawa Sun reported that New York Rangers’ General Manager Glen Sather was making phone calls regarding the […]

by · March 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, NHL Rumors
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