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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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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Time To Look In The Mirror

After a 6-2 record to start their season, the New York Islanders went up against the Winnipeg Jets at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum last night and were exposed once again for their lack of focus, and undisciplined play which cost them the game by losing to a score of 4-3. A young team that knew who were coming into town and playing in their building that was looking pretty…

October 29, 2014
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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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Analyzing The Draft

The second round came and went for the Islanders and they secured some long term player who, like many, still need time do develop, not to mention getting another “boom or bust pick” at number 200, but if patience is preached could bold very well for the Islanders. I’ll go each player right now.       Ilya Sorokin G: Folks, here is Kevin Poulin’s replacement in two years. The writing is…

June 29, 2014
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A Feel Good Islander Story

Despite the tough season in Islander country, there was a story that despite what happened to start the story, a great ending came about. In early March, the Islanders were playing at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, as they took on the Winnipeg Jets.  In the stands, an 11 year old young man named Jake Lotocki got his chance to see his team, the Islanders take on his home town…

April 22, 2014
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Islanders Have An Eye On Evander Kane?

From the Winnipeg Free Press: via Spectors Hockey Only three members of the current Jets should be considered untouchables and they are Wheeler and rookies Mark Scheifele and Jacob Trouba. Cheveldayoff hasn’t been in this position until very recently, but he can now deal from a position of strength. He’s got some chips to play and replacements in the pipe. Just whisper the name Evander Kane at the NHL Draft in…

April 2, 2014
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Another Home Stand Begins Tonight

Home games aplenty over the next six days for the boys from Uniondale. The first is against the boys from the ‘Peg.  The ‘no longer in the East’ Jets come to the Island after defeating the Devils 2-1 on Monday night at the Rock.  They are hovering at the .500 mark right now – a number that would give them a playoff spot. Oh – I forgot – they moved…

November 27, 2013
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