Draft Preview: What Can Cup Champs Teach Us About Drafting

As I watched last nights insomniac game between the Chicago Blackhawks & Boston Bruins, I started looking at all the players on each team and realized how little some of the rosters had changed since each team won their respective championships a few years back. Chicago had a debacle the summer after their Cup win, losing players to free agency because paperwork was not properly filled out, but Chicago stuck…

June 13, 2013
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Islanders Season Review & Beyond

Before the great staff here at Isles Talk in the coming days dissect the individual players that made the 2012-2013 New York Islanders, I wanted to first take a short look back at the organization as a whole and reminisce for a brief moment while at the same time look forward towards the future of this franchise and it’s minor league affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Now I know this…

May 23, 2013
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Another BIG Road Win! Isles to 6th – Nothing is Gonna Stop Them Now!

This win brings to mind a song by Jefferson Starship.  Figured I would link it here, and let it be a momentum maker. Not many thought that the Isles would get the two points out of this game tonight.  But once again, the road warriors did the typical great job away from home. Josh Bailey has been climbing a lot of rungs on his career ladder in this shortened season. …

April 11, 2013
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Big Game for Isles and Big Man for Boston Probably Out

Normally, you do not like to see guys get injured the way that Brad Marchand did last night in Newark. Anton Volchenkov nailed him in the head with his elbow, and subsequently received a 5 and a game misconduct for the hit.  He (Volchenkov) will also have a phone call into the NHL office today for possible supplemental discipline for the hit. Brad Marchand is definitely the kind of player that if…

April 11, 2013
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Getting Uglier at Home

Many of you I am sure know who Paula Dean is.  She is a down-home comfort food chef, who was known for putting lots of butter in her dishes, and her food was always sticking to the ribs, and other body parts.  She is a Weight Watchers Nightmare (and I am going to her restaraunt in August); but people flock to her food.  It is just a chance to get…

February 27, 2013
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