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5 Islanders Experiments That Didn't Work Out

By Daniel Friedman
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On Monday, it was reported that the Islanders are getting rid of the Ice Girls, a decision that seems to be getting a favorable reaction. 401 more words


Terry O'Reilly: A Bruin Then, A Bruin Forever.

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Terry O’Reilly was born on June 7th, 1951 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. O’Reilly played in the NHL from 1971-1985, all with the Bruins. 900 more words


How Well Have the New York Islanders Drafted Since 2000?

For those of you who haven’t seen my earlier post(s) I am going through each of the 30 teams and breaking down how they have drafted over the past 15 years. 1,415 more words


On Griffin Reinhart and New York Islanders' long, weird history of bailing on Top-5 draft picks

Of the multiple player moves made by Edmonton Oilers’ GM Peter Chiarelli in the past two weeks, none has been more controversial than the trade of two excellent 2015 draft choices to New York Islanders in return for young shutdown defender Griffin Reinhart. 2,439 more words

Cult Of Hockey

The Morning Skate, May 22: Selfies with Babs, Benning likes Virtanen, sports karma, and Batkid Begins

Jason Botchford caught up with Canucks general manager Jim Benning on Thursday to find out how he has enjoyed the professional start of one Jake Virtanen, who was Benning’s first Canuck draft pick. 1,722 more words

Alain Vigneault

The beginning of a long run

“You’re not even a has been. You’re a never was.”

Perhaps that’s one of the best quotes from the Disney movie The Mighty Ducks. Many fans of the movie can even impersonate Hawks coach Jack Reilly’s wave off of former player Gordon Bombay, who suddenly finds himself coaching youth hockey thanks to a DUI.

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Hurley: Mike Milbury Wrongly Blames Tuukka Rask For Losing Game For Bruins

BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Bruins got flat-out beaten on Thursday night in Sunrise, Fla., and as such, many folks in Bruins Land are upset. Whether it’s anger at the coach, the general manager or some of the underperforming players, there’s plenty of outrage to go around. 1,310 more words