Isles Talk 2014-15 Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres

October 6, 2014

#451351494 / Isles Talk continues it’s 2014-15 season preview with a team that is clearly in a rebuild, the Buffalo Sabres. They have a lot of young players who need seasoning and they had a very busy offseason, signing all the right players who will only help the younger ones grow to be professionals sooner rather than later. 2013-14 Record: 21-51-10 52 points; 8th in the Atlantic Division; 16th…


Isles Talk Draft Preview: Sam Reinhart

He’s arguably the best player available in the draft. He’s also Islanders future top defenseman Griffin’s little brother. He’s Sam Reinhart. Sam captained Team Canada to the under-18 IIHF World Championships Gold Medal and racked up 105 points in 60 games in Juniors this year. If the Florida Panthers wanted a forward with the first overall pick, Reinhart is that player. He and defenseman Aaron Ekblad are the top 2 players in this…

June 20, 2014

Isles Talk Draft Preview: The Players

First off, Happy Father’s Day to all you dad’s out there. Second, congrats to the Stanley Cup Champions Los Angeles Kings for winning two out of the last three years. But with the completion of the Stanley Cup Playoffs means it’s time for the draft articles to begin. I personally enjoy doing this because it gives me a better chance at remembering some of these players when they make it to the…

June 15, 2014

Could Reinhart Be Had At #4

The Islanders have had a history of having brothers on the same Islanders team. In the 70’s you had the Potvin’s, the 80’s you had the Sutter’s, or at least two of them, and in the late 90’s you had Kenny and Jorgen Jonsson. Is it possible the Islanders could bring in Sam Reinhart, the number one (or two)  consensus pick and join him with his brother and 2012 first…

April 3, 2014