Game 7: Edmonton Oilers @ New York Islanders

Tonight the Edmonton Oilers are in town to take on the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum at 7pm. The Edmonton Oilers are 1-5-1 over the first 7 games under Coach Dallas Eakins. They are coming off a much better effort Tuesday night falling in Pittsburgh to the Penguins 3-2. This could definitely be a sign that they are starting to get comfortable under new coach Dallas Eakins system….

October 17, 2013
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A Rivalry Renewed Tonight

This was a game I was hoping to make tonight because there is a lot of history between these two teams. Back in the early 1980’s it was either the Islanders or the Oilers in the Stanley Cup Championships, one dynasty against a future dynasty. Both franchises would leave their marks in NHL history. For the Islanders you had Bossy, Trottier, Gillies, Potvin & Smith and for the Oilers it…

October 17, 2013
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Oilers in Town – Will the REAL Islanders Please Stand Up

What are we going to see tonight? We saw two different teams on Tuesday night.  One that brought the game to an opponent, with speed, tenacity and toughness; and one that just sat back and let the game be pushed at them. Hopefully the second one will be blown to bits. The young Edmonton Oilers get their one visit to Uniondale out of the way tonight.  I do enjoy watching…

October 17, 2013
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Now Seattle May Have a New NHL Home Someday

For those of you that do not know this picture, this is the city of Seattle, Washington.  As you may know, the NBA left this wonderful city a few years ago – to head for greener pastures of Oklahoma City.  The arena was old and dilapadated; the crowds were not big enough to support the team.  Hence the move. As far as hockey is concerned, for years, the Seattle Thunderbirds have…

September 24, 2012
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