Tag Archives: Adam Pelech

HARD HITS: Trotz has surprising Islanders in first place

A good coach can make all the difference. For years, the Islanders have been viewed by many observers as an afterthought in the metro area. Despite a rich history and tradition that includes the Stanley Cup dynasty of winning four … Continue reading

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Greiss makes 52 saves to lift Islanders over Canadiens into second wildcard

Great goaltending can sometimes be enough to steal games. The Islanders can thank backup goalie Thomas Greiss for their 5-4 overtime win over the Canadiens at Bell Centre on Martin Luther King Day. His 52 saves were enough along with … Continue reading

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Preseason: Islanders tip Sabres 3-1, Barzal looks good, NHL should start sooner

The Islanders have quietly gone about their business this preseason. In their second to last tuneup, they went to Buffalo and defeated the Sabres 3-1. They have yet to lose in regulation improving to 5-0-2.┬áThe odd question is why play … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs clinch, eliminate Islanders on wild Saturday night

Saturday will be remembered. But not for the Islanders despite a heroic performance from Halak. Continue reading

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Islanders lose Hamonic for at least a month, host angry Canucks

When the Canucks visit Barclays Center later tonight, the Islanders will be without Travis Hamonic. The shutdown defenseman was injured in Saturday’s shootout loss to the Oilers when he blocked a shot that resulted in a power play goal. He … Continue reading

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