Tag Archive | "New York Islanders"

NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.11 — Barrett Hayton

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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The New York Islanders have missed the playoffs for the last two seasons and enter a crucial offseason that could shift the foundation of the franchise.  John Tavares is set to become an unrestricted free agent and it remains to be seen if he will re-up with the Islanders. Losing Tavares would set them back,…

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Islanders name Lou Lamoriello President of Hockey Operations

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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The New York Islanders have hired Lou Lamoriello as their President of Hockey Operations and announce that he will “have full authority over all hockey matter with the organization.”  Following a three-year stint as the General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Lamoriello is headed back to the state of New York.  Lamoriello was the…

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DailyFaceoff 2017-18 NHL Predictions

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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Oops. I guess I started my season previews too late because I only made it to Ottawa… not even close. Well let’s skip Philadelphia to Winnipeg and just get to my season predictions. This season we could truly see a changing of the guard in the NHL with former basement dwellers like the Edmonton Oilers…

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2017-18 Season Preview: New York Islanders

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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One year after reaching the 100-point plateau for the second straight season, the New York Islanders found themselves out of the playoffs in 2016-17, but the future still remains bright in Brooklyn. There are a couple of reasons to like what lies ahead of the Islanders and it started when they stepped away from head…

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2017-18 Season Preview: Edmonton Oilers

Monday, September 18, 2017

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The Edmonton Oilers missed the playoffs for 10 consecutive seasons (2007-to-2016) but found themselves back in the postseason in Connor McDavid’s second season in the NHL. After seeing his rookie season cut short by a broken clavicle, McDavid appeared in all 82 games last year and led all players with 100 points (30G / 70A).…

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2017-18 Draft Kit: Old Faces in New Places (Part 1)

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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This summer there were changes abound and a lot of the player movement will have a huge impact on the fantasy hockey landscape for the 2017-18 season. In this two-part series we will take a look at 15 players who will be suiting up in new uniforms this fall and what to expect from them with their…

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2016-17 NHL Season Preview: New York Islanders

Monday, October 3, 2016

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We are nine days away from the start of the NHL season. The scheduling of your Fantasy Hockey drafts have begun. The DraftKit is on sale and it is time to start previewing the 2016-17 NHL season. I will be previewing two teams every day and each preview will consist of: Projected Line Combinations, a breakdown of each team’s…

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Playoff Preview: Panthers vs. Islanders | Game 2

Friday, April 15, 2016

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Tonight the Panthers and Islanders will face off in a rare playoff back-to-back. I guess the NHL knew that Game 1 was going to be so exciting that we wouldn’t be able to wait another day for Game 2. Just kidding. On a serious note, it apparently has to do with the fact that there…

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Playoff Preview: Panthers vs. Islanders | Game 1

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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Wednesday was an exciting night of playoff hockey and it continues with four games tonight. The Lightning-Red Wings engaged in a physical affair, the Penguins-Rangers had a surprising battle of the backup goalies and the Blues-Blackhawks played in an ultra-exciting 1-0 OT game. Shortly after the Capitals and Flyers get underway, the Panthers and Islanders…

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DraftKings Fantasy Hockey Cheat Sheet: October 9th

Friday, October 9, 2015

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Opening night was a strong night for the cheat sheet, let’s just hope that is a sign of things to come this season and we can all make some money! Today’s featured DraftKings contest has a $3 entry fee or FREE if you are a new user. The top 4,625 finishers will split a prize…

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