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 …

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2012 NHL Free Agency: Islanders Add Carkner, Boyes, and Boulton, but Lose Parenteau

On the first day of the 2012 NHL Free Agency period, the New York Islanders signed three players, but lost a key contributor in P.A Parenteau. Parenteau received the same …

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What the Islanders Should Do This Off-Season (Part 1)

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There is a big difference in what the New York Islanders “should” do this off-season and what they probably “will” do.  However, as fans on the outside looking in, we …

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Raffi Torres Earned Every Moment of His 25-game Suspension

Ever since Brendan Shanahan dropped the hammer on Phoenix Coyotes’ forward Raffi Torres, suspending him for 25 games for a vicious hit on Chicago winger Martin Hossa. The suspension, the …

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Suspending To The Injury Is A Recipe For Disaster

Brendan Shanahan, the NHL’s head disciplinarian, has become the most controversial figure of the 2012 playoffs. Several puzzling decisions regarding supplementary discipline have left a bad taste in the mouths …

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Vlasic Represents an Interesting Pickle for Sharks

That’s one crunchy pickle™! In the Silicon Valley, Vlasic means much more than cucumbers soaking in a brine of distilled vinegar and corn syrup.  It’s also the last name of …

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