John Tavares

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Game Preview: Islanders vs. Canadiens

BY: DAVID KOLB MONTREAL CANADIENS (29-13-7) @ NEW YORK ISLANDERS (20-17-9) SECOND OF THREE The New York Islanders will host the Montreal Canadiens for the second of three games between the clubs this season. Previously, the Habs edged the Isles on Oct. 26, winning 3-2 at Barclays Center. New York is currently in the midst of […]

Grabner Deserved to be an All-Star

A GRABNER SNUB: What gives with the NHL not awarding Michael Grabner an invitation to the All-Star Game? Hey, he’s only the Rangers‘ half-season MVP. And, if you don’t believe me, see below. Or, ask Alain Vigneault. WANT MORE: What else is Grabby supposed to do? He scores shorthanded goals. He scores game-winning goals. He kills […]

Game Preview: Islanders vs. Panthers

BY: DAVID KOLB FLORIDA PANTHERS (18-16-8) @ NEW YORK ISLANDERS (15-15-8) BACK-TO-BACK WITH CATS Tonight, the New York Islanders host the Florida Panthers at Barclays Center for the first time since their first-round playoff matchup last spring. The contest will serve as the first game of a back-to-back set, and the second of three games […]

Game Preview: Islanders at Coyotes

BY: DAVID KOLB NEW YORK ISLANDERS (15-15-7) @ ARIZONA COYOTES (11-22-6) GAME 2 OF BACK-TO-BACKS Tonight the Islanders complete their back-to-back set as they travel to Arizona where they face the Coyotes at Gila River Arena. This will be the second of two games the between the clubs this season, as the Islanders previously defeated […]

Are The Isles Turning it Around?

The Christmas Break should have been a tonic for the Rangers and Devils, more than the Islanders. At least in theory. Practice is another story as was the case, Post-Christmas. It’s far too soon to tell but this latest Islanders uprising really could be the start of something big. We’ll know more in a couple […]