Mark Streit Traded To Philly

The New York Islanders have stated that former Islanders captain Mark Striet was traded to the Philadelphia Flyers for a 4th round pick in the 2014 draft and forward Shane Harper. Just when I finish with a write up on building a team through the draft, the Islanders do this. Great move on Snow’s part getting something from a player who was not going to resign with the Islanders. I…

June 12, 2013

Trilogy Part 1: Season Review

For those who read my “predictions” article at the start of this season, I basically said that I had no clue where the Islanders were going to finish. I didn’t get much of a response from Islanders fans from Long Island, but my NHL fans (Rangers, Devils, Flyers, Penguins) here in Pa said mine was either a cop-out or “The best politically correct piece of work” they have ever read…

May 1, 2013

A Flyer Game of no Significance

Yes – I know that 6th (and even 5th) is now on the table for the Isles.  There are loads of implications for this game tonight.  But what I meant by the headline, is that the game itself has no meaning. An Islander – Flyer game always meant war on the ice in the previous few decades.  Intense battles, mega struggles for supremacy. This year – not so much.

April 25, 2013

Playoffs Begin Now For Isles

It’s starting to feel like 2007 all over again, only this time there’s no Ryan Smyth trade to talk about. The Islanders are now in a position where the playoffs look reachable and we can thank the Devils once again for there generous inability to win with games in hand. Many fans believed every game for the last 5 games were all playoff games and that that every point was…

April 9, 2013