Tag Archive | "New York Islanders"

2014-15 NHL Team-By-Team Season Previews

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

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  Below you will find links to a Team Preview for all 30 NHL teams. Each preview includes key additions and subtractions, a rundown of what to expect from each team, the specific team’s top fantasy assets, their expected line combinations and a season prediction. The NHL season starts tomorrow, make sure to return to…

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Team-by-Team Season Preview – New York Islanders

Thursday, August 21, 2014

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Additions: Subtractions: Mikhail Grabovski – C Evgeni Nabokov – G Nikolai Kulemin – RW Radek Martinek – D Jaroslav Halak – G Chad Johnson – G Jack Skille – RW TJ Brennan – D After missing the playoffs for five straight seasons, the Islanders qualified for the postseason in the lockout shortened season, but fell…

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DailyFaceoff First Round Mock Draft

Friday, June 27, 2014

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It is almost impossible to predict what is going to happen at the NHL draft, because it is expected that there will be trades, which will obviously throw this for a loop. But, here is my best guess at where all 30 teams will go with their first round pick on Friday. Enjoy and make…

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The NationNetwork Top-10 Mock Draft

Thursday, June 26, 2014

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This week the fellas at the Nations Network, myself included, put our GM caps on and made an effort at predicting the first 10 picks of tomorrow’s NHL Draft. We took a stab at the top 10 because all Canadian teams (aside from the Canadiens) pick inside the top 10 on Friday. Stay tuned for…

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Sabres send Vanek to Islanders for Moulson and picks

Sunday, October 27, 2013

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The Buffalo Sabres have traded Thomas Vanek to the New York Islanders for Matt Moulson, a 2014 first round pick and a 2015 second round pick. Vanek, 29, is in his last season of a seven-year deal that pays him $7.1 million. He was named co-captain  this pre-season, he scored four goals and added five…

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Do You Trust Evgeni Nabokov Next Year?

Thursday, March 22, 2012

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At the trade deadline, New York Islanders starting goalie Evgeni Nabokov was not ready to re-sign with his current organization. Nabokov was just a month removed from a stellar January– one he likely felt would earn him a raise and a shiny new contract. He followed that showing up by winning five of nine February…

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Dropping the Gloves: Dudline Winners/Losers

Friday, March 2, 2012

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Dropping the Gloves is a new series in which Cameron Chase and Alexander Monaghan share their weekly thoughts on fantasy hockey via email. The main purpose of the article is to entertain so keep in mind that the contents may, or may not, be factual. Feel free to gripe in the comments. —–Original Message—– From:…

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Five Players Who Could Thrive if Traded

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

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The trade deadline is only weeks away with a handful of players likely to get moved. Let’s take a look at a few players who would benefit from a change in scenery. Tuomo Ruutu, Left Wing, Carolina Hurricanes Imagine what Ruutu could do with real linemates and a solid team around him. Even though GM…

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On the Hot Seat: Conklin, Brodeur, Harding & More!

Saturday, February 4, 2012

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On the Hot Seat is a column which will run on Saturdays and will discuss the likely changes between the pipes at the moment. Think of this as a primer that will go over basically any starting goalie position that might be in jeopardy whatsoever. Philadelphia Flyers Ilya Bryzgalov remains the Flyers’ starting goalie but…

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New York Islanders Q & A with Christian Arnold

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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Every once-in-a-while we get some exclusive, first-hand information. Recently we were about to corner New York Islanders blog boxer Christian Arnold in order to extract some excellent fantasy hockey knowledge out of him. If you are unfamiliar with his work, Christian runs the awesome Isles-based website Islanders Hockey Blog in addition to covering the Isles and New York…

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