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Source: NHL to have two teams in each state by 2042
The world's premier hockey league will expand to over 100 member clubs in the new two decades, says NHL insider.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Toronto Star
Maple Leafs: Carlyle accepts Challenge as team braces for change
Leafs forward Nazem Kadri dumps a bucket of icy Gatorade on coach Randy Carlyle as part of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday at the MasterCard Centre.
Ottawa Senators sign goaltender Craig Anderson to a 3-year extension
Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators makes the third period stop against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 8, 2014 in Uniondale, New York.
NYI 4-year charts for Corsi, etc.
I am working on charts of NYI vs. each Metro team's top-9 forwards, using data of 4-year average, but while I do that, here are a couple charts looking at Isles' top-9 options heading into the 2014-15 season.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
New York Islanders 2014-15: An 'Abstract' Preview
It's been an odd summer for New York Islanders fans in that outside observers, to say nothing of the fans themselves, are predicting good things for the team in 2014-15.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
[Bits] Islanders Party, Culture Shock, Summer Grabs, Kids Tournament
Hockey News contributor and blogger Lyle Richardson wondered on Friday if the Islanders new owners can erase the "culture of losing" surrounding the team.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Fanspeak: Bossy voted greatest Islander in franchise history
This summer, NBC Sports' social media team is conducting the #NHLGreatest initiative, designed for fans to choose the best player in each franchise's history.
Under Pressure: Garth Snow
With new ownership in the process of taking over and the Islanders set to move into a new home for 2015-16 , one has to wonder what Mr. Snow is thinking.
Looking to make the leap: Griffin Reinhart
Reinhart, 20, had 21 points in 45 WHL games this past season while adding 13 points in 21 playoff games captaining the Oil Kings to a Memorial Cup victory in London, Ontario.
It's New York Islanders Day at PHT
Throughout the month of August, PHT will be dedicating a day to all 30 NHL clubs.
[Bits] My God! The Dukes are going to corner the entire frozen orange juice market
Are you sick of the petty, childish name-calling nonsense between mainstream hockey writers and bloggers or other fans that seems to happen on a daily basis? So am I .
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Islanders land new owner -- in two years
The New York Islanders play in their home arena, the Nassau Coliseum, in Uniondale, NY.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Corsi + Corsi Rel chart for top 30 defensemen in combined stats
For this chart I added up Corsi and Corsi Rel and found all of the defensemen over 10 , plus one defenseman , who was slightly below.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Fans mixed on Wang's sale of Islanders
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Trainer believes John Tavares, Kyle Okposo will give the league nightmares
Given their ages and maturation, you should expect New York Islanders first-liners John Tavares and Kyle Okposo to be in the best shape of their lives.
Charles Wang to sell Islanders
Charles Wang has a deal in place to eventually transfer ownership of the New York Islanders to a group led by Jon Ledecky, the team announced Tuesday.
Too Many Men On The Site
The First Annual DiPietro Award
Feb 11, 2013; Uniondale, NY, USA; New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro looks back on his missed save during the third period against the Carolina Hurricanes at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Even-strength goals-per-game (of sorts) chart WHL/OHL 1st round forwards 2003-2014
If you find it difficult to view the chart on this FanPost , here is the direct LINK to it: I took even-strength goals-per-game for OHL/WHL forwards drafted 2003-2014 , weighted a little towards %top-5 scoring , then slightly factored in each of the following: age, height, team-goals, and EV points-per-game.... This is not quite complete.
Ho-Sang 'insulted' not to be invited to WJHC summer camp
It's become something of a rarity in hockey for players to be outspoken, to publically question convention, to ask the simple question, 'why?' This goes doubly so for young players, especially those just drafted and who have not yet attended their first main NHL training camp.
On Michael Grabner and Josh Bailey: Don't Trade Skill: PLAY Skill.
It's been taken for granted that the Islanders have to trade one of Josh Bailey or Michael Grabner simply because they have too many forwards and too few spots.