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Which Islanders Goalie Can Be Trusted?

Which Islanders Goalie Can Be Trusted?

November 6th, 2017 Through 13 games, the New York Islanders are 7-5-1, coming off a brutal loss in the last few minutes to the Washington Capitals. That 4-3 loss was highlighted by the poor play of goaltender Jaroslav Halak, who made only 15 saves on 19 shots in a game the Islanders dominated. It was the third game...
Ho-Sang Demotion Cause for Panic or Patience?

Ho-Sang Demotion Cause for Panic or Patience?

November 1st, 2017 When the Islanders announced last week that they were demoting Josh Ho-Sang to their AHL-affiliate Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Isles fans took to social media (especially Twitter) to express their vehement opposition to the move.  A 21-game stint last season provided glimpses of Ho-Sang’s...

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October 18th, 2017
Islanders History

The New York Islanders royalty is synonymous with the Stanley Cup winning teams. From Denis Potvin to Mike Bossy, their retired numbers hang in the rafters of first the Nassau Coliseum and now the Barclays Center. While the years following the Cup wins have been mostly lean, the list of memorable players is quite long. Here are the ten best. Islanders #10: Mark Streit (2008-13) General Manager Garth Snow's first big free agent signing. He added a boost to the blue line when he signed the Swiss defenseman to a 5-year, $20.5 million dollar contract in the summer of 2008. The signing immediately paid dividends as he led the team in scoring with 56 points and was named to the 2009 All-Star Game. He provided a spark to the power play as 10 of his 16 goals came on the man advantage. Streit missed the entire 2010-11 season after tearing his rotator cuff on a hit by teammate Matt Moulson in a preseason scrimmage. He bounced back with a 47-point season in 2011-12, the same season he was...
October 16th, 2017
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This article was originally written in March, 2015.Remember Rob Schremp?Schremp was once touted as one of the NHL's most promising young players. He was a gifted playmaker and goal scorer who was well known for his magical hands.However, Schremp failed to translate his tremendous play in the junior ranks into a long and successful NHL career.Let's take a quick look at the player which Schremp was, and the player he became. Rob Schremp's OHL Career It was in the Ontario Hockey League where Rob Schremp became known as one of the most skilled and promising young hockey players in the world.His junior career began in Mississauga, Ontario with the Icedogs. In his first OHL season, 2002-03, Schremp won rookie of the year honours at the age of 16. He led all rookies in scoring with 74 points, including 26 goals in 65 games.Fun fact: Other members of the OHL First All Rookie Team in 2002-03 were Wojtek Wolski, Brent Burns and Mark Giordano.In his second season in...
October 16th, 2017
New York Islanders

Following a subpar road trip with a 2-1 record, the New York Islanders had an off day Tuesday before embarking on a three-game road trip in California with matchups against the Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks, and Los Angeles Kings, respectively.Alternate captain and right wing Cal Clutterbuck was listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury but made the trip to California."We've got to be good both at home and on the road to be a playoff team and have success in this league," captain John Tavares told Dan Arritt of NHL.com.Here are the top moments and mistakes of the Islanders' West Coast trip. Ducks in Orange County The Islanders began their California trip with an opener against the Ducks at the Honda Center. For fans and reporters alike, the big question was "Will the Islanders' power play get out of a slump tonight?"The Islanders had a lot of chances on the power play - they did everything but capitalize on the man advantage, though, as they went 0-for-5.On...
October 13th, 2017
Islanders Prospects

Anthony Beauvillier was drafted by the New York Islanders with the 28th overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Just two years later, Beauvillier is already in his second year with the team after joining the Islanders as a rookie last season. Clearly, the Islanders believe in his ability. Just how big an impact will Beauvillier make this season? Background on Beauvillier The 20-year-old Beauvillier started his playing career in the QMJHL. He was drafted by the Shawinigan Cataractes in 2013. In his first season with the Cataractes, he scored nine goals and 24 assists for 33 points in 64 games. However, he was just getting started.In the 2014-2015 season, Beauvillier nearly tripled his production from the year before. In 67 games, he scored a whopping 42 goals and 52 assists for a total of 94 points. The left winger silenced his critics who said his 5'11, 182-pound frame wasn't big enough.His final season with the Cataractes was just 47 games, but he still scored...

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Top 10 Worst Mike Milbury Moves

With the trade deadline and expansion draft almost upon us and the rumors and discussions about who should be moved and who should be protected heating up, we wanted to share another one of the many great trade-related articles from The Hockey Writers Archives.Written by former THW... February 18th, 2017