Talk From the 300 Section – Tough Loss

March 11, 2015

CLICK BELOW TO HEAR GARY’S PODCAST… No matter how you slice it – it was a difficult 3rd period to watch.  The Isles were the completely dominant team in the first 20, but somehow forgot the last 40. The last regular season game at NVMC of Islanders-Rangers will not go down as a classic in the history books.  It will be a complete disappointment. This is my talk about the…

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Talk from the 300 Section – JT – WOW, and Let’s Get Ready for Tonight

March 10, 2015

CLICK BELOW TO HEAR GARY’S PODCAST… That was a highlight reel moment….. How can you top that?  Maybe tonight we will see some more magic from the number 1 scorer in the league? It should be a blast tonight as the Rangers come for the final time in the regular season this evening.  It brings out the craziest fans and the passion is the best.  Can’t wait for tonight, can’t…

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Blog: Eastern Conference Stronger Than Ever

February 3, 2015

I’ve been going on twitter or Facebook or some other Islanders chat room and there’s always the select few who believe that if the Islanders lose tonight against the Florida Panthers that the sky is falling. Granted a three game losing streak is not good and yes, the NHL trade deadline is coming, but how far are the Islanders? Should changes be made? How are the rest of the teams…

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Blog: “You Can’t Beat Us!”

View image | gettyimages.com During the last week and a half, the New York Islanders basically took control of the Metropolitan Division by beating the Devils, Blue Jackets, Rangers and Penguins by a combined score of 17-7. Indeed, the Islanders came alive in the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins and went on a scoring spree to beat the Pens 6-3. What gave me chills watching this game on TV…

January 18, 2015
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Why New York Needs Hockey & A Rivalry

January 12, 2015

View image | gettyimages.com The New York Islanders take on the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden this Tuesday January 13th and it couldn’t come at a better time. The Islanders are currently having a regular season not seen in decades, while the Rangers, despite a slow start to the season, are proving that last year’s Stanley Cup run was not a fluke and are currently one of the…

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It Is Way Too Early To Drink The Champagne Right Now, But BE HAPPY!

October 15, 2014

About 12 hours after the final hooter blew at MSG, the Isles fans left the arena as happy as a pig in slop! As well they should be.  What the fan base got out of this team, after an OK first and second period, was an onslaught. JT said it perfectly in the second intermission; they were making mistakes and getting a little too cute. They had to get back…

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Isles Talk Eastern Conference Preview

October 8, 2014

#488019167 / gettyimages.com The final preseason write up is here as Isles Talk concludes with the Eastern Conference preview. As I did last year, I do things a little different. I will categorize teams into certain groups and make a quick analysis on each team. I have to admit, this one was tough to predict because it is wide open this year. Having said that, here are the teams in…

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Isles Talk 2014-15 Season Preview: New York Islanders

October 8, 2014

#467961869 / gettyimages.com Obviously I’ve saved the best for last. Isles Talk concludes it’s 2014-15 season preview with a team that, after this past weekend, has every fan and the NHL buzzing, the New York Islanders. With the conclusion of the 2014 draft, Islanders general manager Garth Snow went out and spent money like it was Christmas and the fans are the receivers of these gifts. In one offseason, the…

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Isles Talk 2014-15 Season Preview: Montreal Canadiens

October 2, 2014

#453865043 / gettyimages.com Isles Talk continues it’s 2014-15 season preview of a team that made big strides last year by coming up two games short of a Stanley Cup appearance, the Montreal Canadiens. After sweeping the Tampa bay Lightning and beating out their biggest rival, the Boston Bruins in a seven game series, the Canadiens fell to the New York Rangers without their star goalie Carey Price who was injured…

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