Tag Archives: Thomas Greiss

HARD HITS: How good are the Islanders?

Mat Barzal celebrates a goal in another Islanders win. They’re off to a hot start in Year Two under Barry Trotz. How good are they? AP Photo by Jim McIsaac via Getty Images It’s Year Two for the Islanders under … Continue reading

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Barzal scores with 2:20 left as Isles take preseason finale 4-2 over young Blueshirts

It was a wild third period. For a game that didn’t mean a whole lot for either side, the action was fast and furious. There were a lot of hits dished out. Some dirty ones including a cheap shot from … Continue reading

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Rangers get first preseason win over Islanders 3-1

Vitali Kravtsov celebrates his goal at the Ranger bench. AP Photo via Getty Images courtesy Newsday and Steve Ryan. “Things usually settle down the last couple of games before it’s time to go.” Henrik on tonight’s improved #NYR effort vs. … Continue reading

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Islanders get blanked by Bobrovsky and Blue Jackets

The Islanders remain a great story this season. On the verge of clinching a playoff berth under Jack Adams candidate Barry Trotz, they entered last night’s road game in Columbus fresh off two big wins this past weekend. Consecutive victories … Continue reading

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The first place New York Islanders

☝️☝️☝️ #YesYesYes pic.twitter.com/6npSA8zTjo — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) January 19, 2019 A quick glimpse of the standings and you’ll probably do a double take. Maybe even a triple take. METRO DIVISION 1.New York Islanders 47 GP 28-15-4 60 Pts 26 … Continue reading

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Islanders continue to be a surprise

When John Tavares chose the hometown Maple Leafs, whose pajamas he wore as a kid, the Islanders were supposed to be not too good. Even in the new era of Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz, they were not expected to … Continue reading

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Barzal leads Islanders to 4-3 shootout win over Red Wings at the old barn

Some home cooking was in order. Mathew Barzal had one of his best games of the season. The second-year center led the Islanders to a much needed 4-3 win over the Red Wings in the shootout at the old barn. … Continue reading

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Right Where They Belong: Islanders give fans an emotional 3-2 win over Blue Jackets in return to Nassau Coliseum

Photo courtesy of New York Islanders via Twitter. They had waited and waited for this day. Ever since it was announced that the Islanders would play some of their home schedule back at the Nassau Coliseum, Saturday, December 1 was … Continue reading

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Game #21 – Black Friday: Islanders 4, Devils 3 (OT)

Sometimes it’s hard to title a recap and it only adds one more pratfall to writer’s block, that’s why I hadn’t been doing it this year.  Days like today, the title writes itself though.  Of course while most of the … Continue reading

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Trotz tabs Lehner to start for Islanders versus Rangers

The Islanders look to extend their run of dominance over the bitter rival Rangers tonight at MSG. A Turkey Eve rematch between classic rivals takes place on Broadway. The Islanders took the first match up 7-5 at home in Brooklyn … Continue reading

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