Tag Archives: Barry Trotz

Devils’ offseason begins with assistant changes and more lotto luck

With another draft lottery in the books and decisions announced on the coaching staff, the Devils offseason now appears pretty much on hiatus until July for the most part. Things certainly began with a bang on both fronts though, starting … Continue reading

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Unacceptable loss to Islanders very frustrating, Gallant and Panarin trash effort, disappointment extends to MSG broadcast

Gerard Gallant on tonight's Rangers loss: "The Islanders played a good game. We were horses**t. But at least we do it together as a team" pic.twitter.com/qt8jlTcqZp — Rangers Videos (@SNYRangers) April 2, 2022 In a word, tonight’s game was unacceptable. … Continue reading

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Palmieri’s goal with 2:44 left gives Islanders win over Rangers in playoff style game, Sorokin highlight reel save on Panarin the talk, Kreider gets number 40 in tough defeat

It’s not often a goalie outshines Igor Shesterkin. Especially this season when he’s the leading Vezina candidate with 21 games left. However, it was his Russian friend Ilya Sorokin who was the story in tonight’s game. His highway robbery on … Continue reading

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Rangers’ fourth line and Kreider turn Islanders’ Thanksgiving into cold turkeys, Lafreniere sends message to Pageau

"When you're a visiting coach coming into New York and you see Chris Kreider, you say 'there's a complete player'…I just think he's full of confidence and he's tired of not making the playoffs the last few years" – Gerard … Continue reading

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Turkey Eve gives hockey fans plenty to be thankful for, Rangers face Islanders in first visit at UBS Arena

Every year sans last, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving in America gives hockey fans plenty to be thankful for. With most teams off for one of the biggest holidays on Thursday, there are always a lot of games to choose from … Continue reading

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Gourde’s shorthanded goal leads Lightning over Islanders in Game Seven, Stanley Cup Final pits Canadiens against defending champs

The Lightning are going back to the Stanley Cup Final. The defending champs bested the gritty Islanders in seven hard fought games thanks to Yanni Gourde’s shorthanded goal last night at Tampa. It was his goal would the Islanders were … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Islanders Game 5 meltdown against Lightning, first thoughts on Gerard Gallant as new Rangers coach

Earlier, I put up a two part hockey podcast. In the first segment, I broke down the Islanders getting blown out of Tampa 8-0 in Game Five last night. Steven Stamkos finally broke out with two goals and Brayden Point … Continue reading

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The Block

If you caught the dramatic conclusion of Game 4 between the Islanders and Lightning At Nassau Coliseum, then you saw one of the best defensive plays ever in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. If Marc-Andre Fleury has The Save, then Ryan … Continue reading

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Bolts edge Islanders to quiet The Barn in Game Three

The excitement was palpable. The first big game hosted by Nassau Coliseum in 28 years lived up to the hype. With the Islanders competing in the Conference Finals Stanley Cup Semifinals for a second consecutive year outside the bubble, it … Continue reading

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The NHL Semifinals: Islanders face Lightning in rematch, Canadiens heavy underdogs versus Golden Knights, Thoughts on Avalanche and Bruins, Fox up for Norris

Twenty-four hours apart, the final two teams of the NHL Semifinals finished off their second round series by closing out Game Six at home. With both the Islanders and Golden Knights taking care of business to prevent Game Seven in … Continue reading

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