Have the Islanders fortunes changed with the drafting of super prospect, John Tavares? Have they managed to overcome any of their Atlantic division rivals? Can they stay healthy? Answers to these questions and more after the jump as we preview the 2009-10 New York Islanders.
I did not mention this in the morning papers, but if you missed it last night, Dion Phaneuf absolutely cleaned the clock of Kyle Okposo at the Saddledome. This hit does not surprise me, even if it is pre-season, considering I saw Phaneuf take a similar run at then Coyote–Daniel Carcillo in a pre-season game […]
What team beat writers are saying this afternoon: Playoff teams: All three of Erik Cole, Scott Walker and Tuomo Ruutu missed practice today. Don’t worry Caniacs, all three are expected to play tomorrow. Tim Sassone has some concerns about Cristobal Huet being the Hawks’ starting netminder next season. Huet certainly didn’t inspire confidence with yesterday’s […]
What team beat writers are saying this afternoon: Playoff teams Brian Campbell is getting roasted this morning. I still don’t understand how Campbell can say that he would make the same move on the ice again? It was a poor decision and led to the game-winning goal? Maybe he’s just stubborn. The Penguins have been […]
NHL Playoff Morning Papers (Tuesday Edition): Drury has apparent hand injury, Habs miss Markov and Shero saved Pittsburgh’s season
Eastern Conference Boston Bruins (1) versus Montreal Canadiens (8) Michael Ryder stuck it to his old team yesterday at the Bell Centre. Boston did miss Milan Lucic, but Byron Bitz did a terrific job filling in. For all intents and purposes, this series is now over. The Habs had their chances last night but they […]
On the Beat: Antoine Vermette promoted to top line, new lines in St. Louis and Tavares the third best prospect?
I’ve been away the past few days, but I’m back with the regular On the Beat and the Morning Papers tomorrow. For now, here’s what beat writers are saying this afternoon: Here is the lineup the Bruins expect to roll out for tonight’s game in Montreal. Bitz, while not the player Lucic is, brings many […]
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