Post Tagged with: "Nick Leddy"

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Islanders: Contenders or Pretenders? (An Analytical Approach)

Every season at least one team that spent the prior year in the league’s basement gets off to a hot start and shocks the world. As the encore to their Cinderella […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 2 comments · Advanced Stats, New York Islanders
By trading for Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy, Garth Snow bolstered his defensive units right in time for the '14-'15 NHL season. (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

Are the Islanders the Best Team in the NHL?

As an Islander fan, those are words I wasn’t sure I would ever be able to say and mean given the teams struggles on and off the ice the last […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 5 comments · New York Islanders
Ville Pokka was definitely an asset that was managed correctly by Garth Snow. (Jatkoaika.com)

Ville Pokka Paying Dividends For New York Islanders

Sure, Ville Pokka is no longer a member of the New York Islanders, but that doesn’t mean that he can’t be paying off for Garth Snow in the Isles in […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
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Blackhawks Cross Talk: Weaknesses, Leddy, Saad and the Winter Classic Sweater

Throughout the 2014-2015 season The Hockey Writers scribes Steve Sobel and Michael Szwaja will debate all things Chicago Blackhawks in what we are calling Blackhawks Cross Talk. In the first installment, […]

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Blackhawks Salary Cap Moves Raise More Questions than Answers

(Robin Alam/Icon SMI)   In my previous article, I suggested that Chicago Blackhawks Nick Leddy and Kris Versteeg were the most likely candidates to be shipped out of town. That turned […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Prospects
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Islanders Playoff Ready with Boychuk and Leddy?

The Islanders had one of the best offseason’s in franchise history, highlighted by the acquisition of defensemen Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy. Both players come from teams with Stanley Cup […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
Will the Blackhawks Regret Trading Nick Leddy?

Will the Blackhawks Regret Trading Nick Leddy?

On Saturday afternoon, the Chicago Blackhawks traded defenseman Nick Leddy and goaltender Kent Simpson to the New York Islanders in exchange for defensemen T.J. Brennan and Ville Pokka, along with […]

by · October 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
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Hockey News: Islanders Trades; Jeff Skinner Injury

The truth behind Corsi. [TSN] After being benched for a rookie in the playoffs, there was really no way the Habs were going to keep Peter Budaj. [Montreal Gazette] Will […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Breaking: The Islanders Make 2 Trades, Land Boychuck, Leddy

  The New York Islanders have acquired Johnny Boychuck and Nick Leddy in two separate trades Saturday. Having traded their 2015 first round pick to Buffalo in the Thomas Vanek […]

by · October 4, 2014 · 3 comments · New York Islanders
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Brad Richards Heads Blackhawks “Under Pressure” List

Coming off another successful season and an interesting offseason, the Chicago Blackhawks appear set for another deep playoff run. Here are the top five Blackhawks under pressure coming into this […]

by · August 11, 2014 · 2 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Ray Emery to the Maple Leafs is something few fans have considered (Tony Ding/Icon SMI)

Who Stays and Who Goes In Chicago

Hopefully for players and fans alike the hangover from the Blackhawks cup victory has faded, and if not please seek medical help. For the Blackhawks management its back to business […]

by · July 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks
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Keaton Thompson – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

Keaton Thompson THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 9/14/1995 Place of birth: Devils Lake, North Dakota Ht: 6’1″     Wt: 187 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Defense NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 Twitter: @KThomps48 THW The […]

by · June 27, 2013 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects