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The Islanders’ Tough Stretch

The Islanders’ Tough Stretch

March 13, 2019

By Andrew Becker There’s no doubt that lately, the Islanders aren’t playing the brand of hockey we have become accustomed to this season. Unfortunately for them, it couldn’t have come at a worse ...

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.

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...

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.

The First-Place New York Islanders

The First-Place New York Islanders

January 23, 2019

The Islanders have been one of the most surprising teams in the NHL this season, and now they're in first place in the Metropolitan Division.

NHL Quarter Season Review

NHL Quarter Season Review

November 28, 2018

Assessing the NHL Divisions at the quarter mark of the season.

Islanders’ One Important Hire

November 14, 2018

Thanks to the hiring of Mitch Korn, the Islanders have the best goalies in the league.

2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions

2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions

April 11, 2018

By Peter Valentino The Stanley Cup Playoffs are of the best playoffs of the four major North American sports.  The atmosphere in the arena, the rollercoaster of emotions and the overtime finishes, it’s all incredible.  So without furth...

How Will the Atlantic Division Finish?

How Will the Atlantic Division Finish?

February 14, 2018

By Peter Valentino Of the four divisions in hockey, the Atlantic is hands down the least competitive. Three teams handily have a playoff spot, then a 20 point gap separates the 4th-best team in the division. The Bruins, Lightning and ...

Analyzing the NHL’s Metropolitan Definition

Analyzing the NHL’s Metropolitan Definition

February 7, 2018

By Peter Valentino The NHL All-Star break has passed and teams are preparing for the second half of the season accordingly. Probably the most competitive division this year is the Metropolitan, with all teams within 10 points of eac...

Are the Golden Knights Serious Contenders?

Are the Golden Knights Serious Contenders?

January 31, 2018

by Peter Valentino When the Vegas expansion bid was approved in June of 2016, the universal opinion among fans was that it was another wasted money-grab by Gary Bettman. The team was seen as another Arizona Coyotes, ...

Why the Rangers Should Sell

Why the Rangers Should Sell

January 24, 2018

By Peter Valentino NHL Teams are divided into four groups: consistent Stanley Cup contenders (Blackhawks, Kings, Penguins), consistent playoff attendees (Canadians, Rangers, Blues, Capitals, Lightning) occasional playoff attende...

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