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Andrew Hammond (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Zidlicky Comes up Big; Hammond Steals Another One

There is still some fallout from the trade deadline and we are seeing the newly acquired players starting their first few games with their new squads. Here’s what you may […]

by · March 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Chris Stewart will be a hot commodity at the trade deadline. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Should the Islanders Pursue Grit Rather than Skill?

With the Islanders forward depth having taken a major hit recently with the loss of Mikhail Grabovski and potential loss of Frans Nielsen, Islander fans are again discussing team needs […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders
Michael Grabner is always a threat for a breakaway when he is on the ice and has been a big reason for New York's success this season. (Icon SMI)

What Should Islanders, Islander Fans Expect From Michael Grabner?

After being activated off IR yesterday, Michael Grabner is set to return to the Islanders lineup tonight in Ottawa.  What should fans expect from Grabner this season, and where does […]

by · December 4, 2014 · 4 comments · New York Islanders
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Who Will Remain When the Islanders Get Healthy?

The Islanders are playing some of their best hockey of the season right now and tomorrow expect to get Josh Bailey back from injury as they go for their 5th […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 2 comments · New York Islanders
Michael Grabner is always a threat for a breakaway when he is on the ice and has been a big reason for New York's success this season. (Icon SMI)

Why The Islanders Fourth Line Needs Michael Grabner

If you were to ask ten Islander fans what they think of speedy Michael Grabner, there’s a good chance you’d get ten different answers. One might say that he’s destined […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 3 comments · New York Islanders
Playing in a win-now mentality is one thing, patiently building a product that could sustain continued success is another. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Islanders: More Leaders Than Just Tavares

What occurred on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia made New York Islander fans gasp for air and it had to do with Captain John Tavares. The event sent ripples […]

by · August 1, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Sidney Crosby is one of three finalists for this year's Hart Memorial Trophy. (Icon SMI)

Penguins Act Out Jekyll and Hyde in 4-3 Loss to Islanders

Nobody said that this would be easy. And the Pittsburgh Penguins certainly added to that theory on Friday night at Consol Energy Center. As I have said many times this […]

by · May 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins
Matt Martin (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

The New York Islanders Get No Respect

“I tell ya, I don’t get no respect at all.” – Rodney Dangerfield   The New York Islanders currently sit in the tenth spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race […]

by · March 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Matt Martin (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Islanders: Team’s Core Lies Deeper than First Line

The New York Islanders are 5-2-1 in March, and a significant reason behind that has been the performances of some of the role players and the way they’ve stepped up. […]

by · March 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
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Top 10 Hardest Hitters in the NHL February 2013 Edition

Hockey is one of the most physical games on the planet, as a result you are bound to see physical contacts between players. Whether it is with a thunderous hip check or […]

by · February 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Top 10 Lists
Isles Already Showing Improvement

Isles Already Showing Improvement

The Islanders dropped their opening night game against the Devils at home 2-1. The game started on a surprise note when it was revealed that coach Jack Capuano would have […]

by · January 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
The teams line up for the post-game handshake (Josh Smith/THW)

Operation Hat Trick is a Great Success for Players, Charities

Even the NHL lockout wasn’t able to keep some of the league’s best players off the ice.  Members of fifteen NHL teams hit the ice Saturday night as part of […]

by · November 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, News/Commentary, Philadelphia Flyers