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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
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
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)

New York Islanders: Rewiring Through Waivers

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 […]

by · April 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Josh Bailey could potentially see time alongside John Tavares if line changes on Long Island are imminent. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Islanders Continue to Dazzle As Bailey, Hickey Continue to Grow

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 […]

by · April 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders
Radek Martinek (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

New York Islanders: Who Will Replace Brian Strait?

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 […]

by · February 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, New York Islanders
Jessiman has been a huge disappointment (Source: Flickr -MilwaukeeHockey)

Worst NHL First-Round Draft Picks of the 2000s

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 […]

by · November 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, CHL, National Juniors, OHL, QMJHL, Top 10 Lists, WHL
P.K. Subban (Eric Bolte-US PRESSWIRE)

2007 NHL Draft: The 16 Defensemen Selected Before PK Subban

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 […]

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2011/12 NHL Season Predictions: Western Conference

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 […]

Los Angeles Kings – Top 5 Prospects

Los Angeles Kings – Top 5 Prospects

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 […]

Defenseman Prospect Alec Martinez Is Making An Immediate Impact With LA Kings

Defenseman Prospect Alec Martinez Is Making An Immediate Impact With LA Kings

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 […]

by · December 8, 2010 · 1 comment · Los Angeles Kings
Jake Muzzin A Surprise On Los Angeles Kings’ Opening Night Roster

Jake Muzzin A Surprise On Los Angeles Kings’ Opening Night Roster

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 […]

by · October 6, 2010 · 1 comment · Los Angeles Kings, Prospects
Zack Kassian {Anna Taylor - Flickr}

NHL Top 100 Prospect Rankings (Part 2: 51 to 75)

#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.