Post Tagged with: "Rick DiPietro"

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The Worst First Overall Draft Picks in NHL History

Since the NHL Entry Draft began in 1963, the first overall pick has been a privilege and an honour to hold. But, with that came enormous pressure and expectations. If […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 20 comments · NHL Entry Draft, Top 10 Lists
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Nail Yakupov: Learning From the Makings of Former 1st Round Nothings

When it comes to the draft the term bust is thrown around rather easily. Names associated with a bust include former first overall picks Patrik Stefan (1998 – Atlanta), Rick […]

Open Thread: Who Should Take The Blame For NHL Contract Flops?

Open Thread: Who Should Take The Blame For NHL Contract Flops?

The NHL is currently littered with players who, after being signed to enormous multi-million dollar deals, fail to produce on a level that the contract seems to demand. Go onto […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Thanksgiving Fantasy Hockey Turkey Invasion!

There was an urban legend about a column that lambasted the worst of the fantasy hockey world each week. The complaints would flow in and undaunted the names of the […]

by · November 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Fantasy
Kevin Poulin: A Case For More Starts

Kevin Poulin: A Case For More Starts

If ever there was a player on the Islanders’ roster that Islanders fans were willing to see more of, then that player would have to be backup goaltender Kevin Poulin. […]

by · November 6, 2013 · 4 comments · New York Islanders
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Carolina Becoming a Land of Opportunity

Less than a month ago, Manny Malhotra was wondering if his NHL career was nearing an end. A devastating eye injury and subsequent release by the Vancouver Canucks had scared […]

by · November 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Carolina Hurricanes
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Power Ranking the No. 1 Overall Picks From 2000-2009

Since the inception of the NHL Entry Draft, every decade has had their share of booms and busts at the No. 1 overall pick. The 80’s produced household names such […]

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Tim Thomas: From The Bunker To Barclays?

On Monday, TSN reported that Tim Thomas asked his agent to gauge interest on which NHL teams could potentially use his services. After stating that he would take a year […]

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Islanders Use Buyout on Rick DiPietro

It’s officially the end of an era. An era that has plagued New York Islanders fans for more than a decade. What has been considered not only one of the […]

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It’s Buyout Time In The NHL

The glorious day is finally upon us. Teams all around the league can make good on a bad signing or two and reinvigorate their long-term plan under the salary cap […]

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New York Islanders: Roberto Luongo A Good Fit?

  The New York Islanders have had a couple of weeks to think about the way that their 2012-2013 NHL season went, but trade rumors know no boundaries. Ever since […]

by · June 1, 2013 · 4 comments · New York Islanders
Evgeni Nabokov has been an influential force for the Islanders over the last few years and could be an option for the Islanders' back-up slot. (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Evgeni Nabokov Is the New York Islanders’ MVP

For the majority of the 2012-2013 NHL season, New York Islanders fans watched a hockey team that displayed flashes of dominance at times, but played wildly inconsistent during other stretches. […]

by · April 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders