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Round 1 Review/Round 2 Preview

Round 1 Review/Round 2 Preview

May 1, 2019

Round 1 of the 2019 NHL playoffs was breathtaking, unbelievable, and has left a lot to live up to for Round 2. The favorite got swept, three Game 7’s, and a lot of drama highlighted the first eight series of the playoffs.

My Love Affair With the New York Islanders

My Love Affair With the New York Islanders

April 10, 2019

Being from Connecticut, there are not many Islanders fans around. Everyone is either a Rangers or Bruins fan, and it’s kind of annoying. I’ve never faltered, though. 19 years later and I have never for one night rooted against my team.

NHL Playoff Preview

NHL Playoff Preview

April 10, 2019

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us. The NHL playoffs are here and have provided some intriguing matchups in the first round.

NHL Surprises and Disappointments

NHL Surprises and Disappointments

April 3, 2019

One week from now, the NHL regular season will be over, and the playoffs will be upon us. Before we dive deep into the playoff action, let’s look at the surprises and disappointments of the regular season.

Potential Playoff Opponents for the Islanders

Potential Playoff Opponents for the Islanders

March 27, 2019

By Chris Hennessy Two weeks ago, I wrote my panic piece about the Islanders falling apart and potentially missing the playoffs. After beating Philadelphia and Arizona this past weekend, the team have hel...

Islanders Regress After Trade Deadline

Islanders Regress After Trade Deadline

March 13, 2019

The Islanders had a great start to hte season, but the team is slipping at the worst possible time.

Why Thursday Mattered

Why Thursday Mattered

March 6, 2019

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 was a date circled on the calendars of Islander fans since July 1.

Trade Deadline Reaction: The Teams That Won and Lost Monday’s Deadline

Trade Deadline Reaction: The Teams That Won and Lost Monday’s Deadline

February 27, 2019

By Chris Hennessy Monday’s trade deadline has come and gone with a lot of speculation, players being benched before being traded and, in the end, plenty of implications on the playoff picture. Which te...

NHL Eastern Conference Breakdown

NHL Eastern Conference Breakdown

February 20, 2019

As we head towards the playoffs, there have been surprises galore in the NHL's Eastern Conference.

Trade Deadline Targets for New York Area Teams

Trade Deadline Targets for New York Area Teams

February 13, 2019

Let’s start at the top of the standings with the first-place New York Islanders.

The Good and the Bad of the NHL

The Good and the Bad of the NHL

February 6, 2019

The NHL, as usual, has had some very good and infuriatingly bad moments this season.

Islanders Go Home

Islanders Go Home

December 5, 2018

The Islanders are finally home, and it's been a longtime coming.

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