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Feb. 24, 2013; Uniondale, NY, USA; Carolina Hurricanes right wing Chad LaRose handles the puck against the New York Islanders during the second period at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports Chad LaRose signed a one-year deal with the Charlotte Checkers earlier in the summer in hopes to start a path back to the National Hockey League and the Carolina Hurricanes.
Here's an overhead view of #Isles attempts at today's golf outing's Hole-in-One Challenge on Bethpage Red's Hole 4 pic.twitter.com/Zmo086E4K8 Kyle Okposo must've seen a post over in those woods, Frans Nielsen thought this was a beach-locating competition, and we're not gonna talk about what on earth John Persson was doing.
A lot of mainstream hockey journalists are lazy. They remember seeing a bad stat like 80 kajillion goals against and assume the defense must have sucked.
The New York Islanders are looking to rebound from an atrocious 2013-14 season that saw them finish with the third worst record in the Eastern Conference. Here are 5 games on the team's schedule in 2014-15 that you won't want to miss.
According to a report in the NY Post, Phil Falcone is mulling selling his share of the Minnesota Wild with the goal of purchasing a piece of the Islanders. Falcone, a hedge fund mogul and former hockey player at Harvard, owns 45 percent of the Wild, but has been at odds with co-owner Craig Leipold over how to cover the franchise's reported $20 million annual loss, the newspaper reported.
Jack Capuano says he's been talking to players all summer, and now the time has come for them to back up their talk with work ethic and the ol' "playing the way we need them to play to win." [ Newsday ] John Tavares on NHL participation in the Olympics and the fallout from the injury he sustained in Sochi.
Players are skating , and NHL training camps are within sniffing distance. So we are warming up our emotional engines to conjure all the irrational excitement, hatred and other strongly worded feelings that accompany an eight-month devotion to watching men making billions playing a game.
Holi Festival of Colors: Revelers throw colored powder in the air during the Holi Festival of Colors, in Lisbon, on Sunday. The festival is fashioned after the Hindu spring festival Holi, which is mainly celebrated in some regions of India and Nepal.
The New York Islanders normally skate at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. Nevertheless, the team will take on the New Jersey Devils at a Barclays Center pre-season match-up in two weeks.
Apr 13, 2014; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen checks New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen during the first period at First Niagara Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports The Buffalo Sabres prospects have been the story of the Traverse City Tournament since being invited for the first time just a few years ago.
Former Islanders coach Scott Gordon, who was an assistant with the Leafs the past three seasons, told me last year that Kulemin was by far Toronto's best two-way forward.
Josh Bailey of the Islanders is seen on the ice against the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first period of the NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. The Islanders haven't been as competitive as they would have liked the past few seasons, save for the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season.
The NHL announced Thursday a series of rules changes for the 2014-15 season, following approval earlier in the summer by the League's Board of Governors and the National Hockey League Players' Association. Clipping, charging, elbowing, interference, kneeing, head-butting and butt-ending move from the general category into the same category as boarding and checking from behind.
As training camp nears, the anticipation of the upcoming season rises to a fever pitch. Consequently, so does the number of questions surrounding the Islanders.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 06:46 am
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