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Beyond the Scoreboard: Ice Cracks on NHL Coach

Beyond the Scoreboard: Ice Cracks on NHL Coach

December 4, 2019

Editor’s Note: This article contains language that could be offensive or disturbing to some readers. Former Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters sent a letter of resignation this past Friday when...

John Tavares Returns to Long Island: Part III

John Tavares Returns to Long Island: Part III

November 20, 2019

John Tavares stepping onto the Nassau Coliseum ice will never be just another game. That more than anything was proven on Wednesday night, when JT and the Maple Leafs came to the Island for the third tim...

Hot Goaltending from New York’s NHL Teams

Hot Goaltending from New York’s NHL Teams

November 13, 2019

Goaltender is a fascinating position in the NHL; a player willing to stand in front of a hard piece of rubber traveling at 100+ miles per hour will never not amaze me. A hot goalie can take you places ...

How Will Injuries Affect the NHL’s Central Division?

How Will Injuries Affect the NHL’s Central Division?

November 6, 2019

In the past few weeks, there has been a lot of news coming out of the Central Division revolving around injuries and a big-time contract extension. Let’s start in Nashville, where the captain of the...

Dissecting the Islanders’ Winning Streak

Dissecting the Islanders’ Winning Streak

October 30, 2019

On Sunday night, the New York Islanders defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 5–3 to extend their winning streak to a remarkable seven games in the span of 15 days. The Isles have been finding ways to win...

Connor McDavid Is Underappreciated

Connor McDavid Is Underappreciated

October 23, 2019

Yeah, that’s right. The man who is undeniably the world’s best hockey player is underappreciated. We, as hockey fans, still don’t fully realize in year four how good the 22-year-old McDavid really ...

How Islanders Coach Barry Trotz Is Attempting to Break Systemic Mediocrity

How Islanders Coach Barry Trotz Is Attempting to Break Systemic Mediocrity

October 16, 2019

The “Drive for Five” was a slogan that the 1983–84 New York Islanders used throughout their season as a rallying cry on their march toward a fifth straight Stanley Cup. The car ran out of gas, and...

New York Teams Kick Off 2019–20 NHL Season

New York Teams Kick Off 2019–20 NHL Season

October 9, 2019

The NHL season is in full swing, with each New York team completing two games by Sunday’s end. For the Rangers, it was an opening-night win against Winnipeg at the Garden by a score of 6–4, followed...

NHL Preview: Western Conference

NHL Preview: Western Conference

October 2, 2019

The NHL season has started. Finally. Today, Oct. 2, the Blues play Washington on opening night, with all three New York teams starting up this week. I have got Tampa in the Cup from the East, and here’s...

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...

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 ...

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