“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 […]
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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 […]
Back in 2010, Garth Snow started a fairly successful trend that Islanders fans couldn’t have seen coming. Not many Islanders fans could have predicted that players such as Evgeni Nabokov […]
Red-hot. Scorching. Sizzling. Torrid. If you were looking for the adjectives that come closest to describing the New York Islanders over their last several games, those would be ‘em. The […]
After suffering a 7-0 defeat at the hands of the Philadelphia Flyers life couldn’t get much worse for the New York Islanders. Or could it? Shortly after being drubbed by […]
Have you wondered what would have happened if your hockey team’s scouting staff had pick another player instead of the player they drafted in the first round of an NHL […]
As a hockey fan, have you ever wondered what would have happened if your team had drafted a certain player instead of another? Like in 2000, when the New York […]
Western Conference // Eastern Conference I know what you’re thinking: how could this be a predictions piece nearly a week into the NHL season? But, if you really think about […]
Notes: To determine who is still deemed a “prospect,” Calder eligibility will be used. Which is, by definition: “To be eligible for the award, a player cannot have played any […]
LOS ANGELES — Back in the spring of 2008, defenseman prospect Alec Martinez had just finished his third year at Miami University (Ohio) and had put his John Hancock on […]
EL SEGUNDO, CA AND LAS VEGAS, NV — As the Los Angeles Kings emerged from their 2010 training camp and exhibition season, conventional wisdom was that, with veteran defenseman Matt […]
#61 Zack Kassian BUF F Drafted: 2009-13th
One-Timer: Kassian is one of the OHL’s toughest players and doesn’t shy away from donnybrooks, but needs to show more discipline after sometimes taking needless penalties. (Since I wrote that portion for my 2009 draft profile, he unfortunately took it to a new level last season.)There is no doubting the size, skill and energy he brings to the table, but he does need to continue to work on his skating and likewise getting quicker.