Isles Talk 2017-18 Western Conference Predictions

September 25, 2017

So we’re just about two weeks away from the start of the regular season and it’s time for my predictions segment. Now unlike many, I love doing predictions. It gives me a chance to really look into researching other teams and I pride myself on how that research comes to fruition. As always I will break down each conference into four categories: The Core; Bubble, Sophomores, and Lottery. When it…

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Blog: Islanders Facing Adversity & Are Better For It

January 18, 2016

Despite the season long laundry list of injuries, the inconsistent powerplay, the “enigma” that is Islanders captain John Tavares, a trade request, and everyone’s favorite whipping boy Brian Strait, the New York Islanders are in second place in the Metro Division and are tied for third in the Eastern Conference with a pace for 98 points. Now a few posts ago I thought the Islanders would eventually surpass the New…

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Isles Talk Western Conference Preview

October 8, 2014

#486981053 / gettyimages.com I usually do things thing a little different when it comes to regular season predictions. Like last year, I will categorize teams into certain groups and make a quick analysis on each team. Unfortunately, the Western Conference is like the rich getting richer and the poor get poorer. It’s real easy to predict with this Conference, so let’s have some fun. here we go: The Core: These…

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Playoff Preview: Wednesday Night

The first round of the 2014 NHL playoffs begin tonight and to be honest, there’s nothing like it. For myself, it’s not just watching the best hockey, it’s also a chance to look at some future free agents who may have a good fit in with the Islanders. I’ll say this now, with the first three matchups this evening, I’m so far not impressed with the crop of free agents…

April 16, 2014
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30,000 Above The Earth, A Pair of Isles Fans are Happy

January 13, 2014

Somewhere over Arkansas – 13 Jan 2013 – First of all, if you are flying, I highly recommend getting an Internet package so you never get ‘lost without your Wifi’.  I don’t know what I would ever do without it. As usual, these ‘comeback kids’ seem to be playing like the 1980 Miracle on Ice team.  They give up a lead to start the game, and for some strange reason,…

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Will Seven Be Lucky For Isles?

January 12, 2014

Keller, TX – January 12, 2014 Last season, the road was a good friend to the Islanders.  Tonight, they hope the friendship continues to grow and blossom as game 3 of the six game road trip continues in Texas tonight. The Islanders head to Dallas to take on a Stars team that is also on a streak; however, theirs is not positive.  The consecutive loss count hits 5, included were…

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