Islanders no longer an 'easy two points'

Islanders no longer an 'easy two points'

There are 19 comments on the Newsday story from Mar 13, 2009, titled Islanders no longer an 'easy two points'. In it, Newsday reports that:

For most of the Islanders, starting with rookie coach Scott Gordon , their hard-fought 3-2 overtime win against the Canadiens Thursday night at Bell Centre was a mile marker for a young team fighting to ...

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NYRfan

Stamford, CT

#1 Mar 13, 2009
BS. The Isles were facing a team that just went through a coaching change. Better watch out Tampa is creeping up on last place.
Pedro

Brookfield, CT

#2 Mar 13, 2009
NYRfan wrote:
BS. The Isles were facing a team that just went through a coaching change. Better watch out Tampa is creeping up on last place.
Oh no, lookout. Sean Avery and Torts are gonna bring the Stanley...early playoffs exit back to Manhattan. Yay!
And it only cost how much to do that?
Like $5 billion Pesos?
Mark

Chicoutimi, Canada

#3 Mar 14, 2009
Does Danis will be in the net for both games ?
Battfist

Columbus, OH

#4 Mar 14, 2009
Probably not...MacD will get one.

Gordon is the man. "once we were rid of a few bad apples..." He wnt back down.
Sir Barton

West Milford, NJ

#5 Mar 14, 2009
The Islanders are not an easy two points, but two points nonetheless.
Jiggs McD

West Milford, NJ

#6 Mar 14, 2009
It was all on the line against Montreal. And then, kick save and a beuaty by Yanni the Danni and Superstar Okposo has the puck, he shoots, it hits someone in the backside and richochets in the net and Fish Men win, they win! eh, but still last in the NHL...
4therecord

Neptune, NJ

#7 Mar 14, 2009
they win they win! The ranger$ are still the cubs of hockey!
on the rags

New York, NY

#8 Mar 14, 2009
NYRfan wrote:
BS. The Isles were facing a team that just went through a coaching change. Better watch out Tampa is creeping up on last place.
1 in 70, Little man, 1 in 70. Your glorious team couldn't even win when the NHL was six teams. 1 in 70, Little Man. Now go to your Dora the Explorer site.
Jay

Columbus, OH

#9 Mar 14, 2009
That's if the Ranger's make the playoffs! I predict they finish 9th!
Pedro wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh no, lookout. Sean Avery and Torts are gonna bring the Stanley...early playoffs exit back to Manhattan. Yay!
And it only cost how much to do that?
Like $5 billion Pesos?
Jay

Columbus, OH

#10 Mar 14, 2009
Did you pass 3rd grade English? Seriously! Here's some help... Enjoy!

http://www.english4dummies.com/

http://www.dummies.com/WileyCDA/DummiesTitle/...
Jiggs McD wrote:
It was all on the line against Montreal. And then, kick save and a beuaty by Yanni the Danni and Superstar Okposo has the puck, he shoots, it hits someone in the backside and richochets in the net and Fish Men win, they win! eh, but still last in the NHL...

“Hoping LI moves past the 70's”

Since: Feb 08

Long Island

#11 Mar 14, 2009
Im proud of the team, its nice to see that the kids are working so hard to win.
NYRfan

Stamford, CT

#12 Mar 14, 2009
on the rags wrote:
<quoted text>
1 in 70, Little man, 1 in 70. Your glorious team couldn't even win when the NHL was six teams. 1 in 70, Little Man. Now go to your Dora the Explorer site.
Why do you care so much about the past? Yes the Rangers did not get the job done when the NHL was six teams, fine. But what have the Islanders done since 1983? Nothing. What bragging rights do the Isles really have. Stop clinging so tightly to the 4 dynasty years and tell me what positive accomplishments your team has achieved since then.
Jay

Columbus, OH

#13 Mar 14, 2009
Yes, Joey MacDonald is injured and Peter Mannino got brought up.
Mark wrote:
Does Danis will be in the net for both games ?
Jay

Columbus, OH

#14 Mar 14, 2009
No, Joey MacDonald, who suffered an undisclosed knee injury against Toronto. Yann Danis will get both starts with Peter Mannino serving as back-up. Hopefully Mike Dunham doesn't need to re-activate himself!
Battfist wrote:
Probably not...MacD will get one.
Gordon is the man. "once we were rid of a few bad apples..." He wnt back down.
Jay

Columbus, OH

#15 Mar 14, 2009
I'd like to borrow a Met's phrase from the 1980's.... Bring your kids to see our (Islander's) kids!
TheMetalChick wrote:
Im proud of the team, its nice to see that the kids are working so hard to win.
4therecord

Neptune, NJ

#16 Mar 14, 2009
People forget about 1993. That was a glorious run for the Islanders. I would just appreciate it if people said "what have the islanders done since 1993." instead of 1983.
metfan99

United States

#17 Mar 14, 2009
Nice of gordon to insult his former captain

'we had a couple bad apples, too, that we got rid of," Gordon said
Stupid Liberals

Rockville Centre, NY

#18 Mar 14, 2009
Was it needed to bad mouth Guerin?? THe guy gave his soul to play hockey here.

“Hoping LI moves past the 70's”

Since: Feb 08

Long Island

#19 Mar 14, 2009
There is no reason to assume that comment had anything to do with Guerin. He has had good tings to say about Guerin many times, why forget that? He already said how he was disappointed that Campoli couldnt make it work here, and I think Comrie getting thrown in that deal is evidence that wasnt working out.

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