Blog: The NHL Rankings At the Quarter Mark

November 20, 2017

Welcome to the first quarter mark of the NHL where I will not only go over the NHL’s top 10 teams, but the current lottery teams as well as a brief look at where the New York Islanders current are. If you’re a first time reader, welcome! If not, then you already know that I’m a writer who looks at the percentages or point pace of each teams instead of…

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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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Isles Hold On To Beat The Preds

October 16, 2015

The New York Islanders came back to defeat the Nashville Predators by a score of 4-3 despite not playing their best game so far of this short season. The Islanders (2-1-1) have now won two games in a row and will continue their winning ways tomorrow against San José at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn. The Islanders once again started off slow, but were able to get back as the…

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2015 Western Conference Predictions

April 15, 2015

Continuing on with the 2015 Stanley Cup first round predictions, it’s time for the Western Conference. Again I have my picks all set, but I’m just going to do the first round. Here we go! Anaheim Ducks & Winnipeg Jets Winner: Anaheim Anaheim has everything going for them and they should take this series. As a hockey fan, to see the fans in Winnipeg participate in the playoffs once again…

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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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Islanders Need To Make The Right Choice

October 3, 2014

#484279683 / gettyimages.com As this final pre-season game comes to a conclusion tonight in Bridgeport, the New York Islanders will be making tough player decisions that will undoubtedly make a few fans scratch their heads and probably lash out in utter frustration. Anything short of not trading Josh Bailey for a any kind of defenceman will be unacceptable. Well, you’re gonna burn me at the stake for this article. What…

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Reinhart Wins Game 1; Petrov Stays In KHL

April 4, 2014

Reinhart Takes Game 1 Griffin Reinhart had 2 assists, recorded a plus 1 and was named the second star of the game as the Edmonton Oil Kings defeated Ryan Pulock and the Brandon Wheat Kings 5-0. Edmonton outshot Brandon 45-15 while also going 2-for-7 on the man advantage in the Game 1 victory.  From the Oil Kings Web site: “We got off to the start we wanted,” said Oil Kings captain…

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Turning Point for Poulin?

Kevin Poulin will be starting for the New York Islanders tonight in what will be the biggest start of his career up to this point.  The Isles will host the Nashville Predators, a team that will be giving rookie Marek Mazanec his first career start. It’s tough to judge Kevin Poulin’s young career given the fact that he’s only appeared in 26 NHL games heading into tonight, but if there…

November 12, 2013
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For Isles -> Changes MUST Begin Against Nashville Tonight!

Last season, when the Isles hit the road, you had a feeling that it would not be so horrible.  In fact, with an over .500 record on the road, the Isles played a simpler game.  One that would take advantage of their chances.  They would find a way to ‘sneak’ out points, and get their opportunity to move up in the standings. Well – the Isles need to start doing…

November 12, 2013
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Isles at Preds – Pregame

It was a good game last night – despite the loss.  There were a lot of positives to bring to the matchup tonight against the Predators in Nashville. The last time they met was in pre-season where the Isles lambasted them.  The visitors that night were late getting into Long Island, and barely got there when the pre-game skate happened. In the pre-season you do not have to follow the…

October 12, 2013
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