It’s very important to remain cognizant of the fact that the Isles are still a young team. I recognize that people get tired of hearing that, but it’s true nonetheless.
New Jersey’s own Johnny Gaudreau leads all NHL rookies in points, which is what inspired me to make this list. He’s just the latest hotshot to come out of the region, and there are more coming.
We’re all suckers for the Cinderella story. The underdog, the unknown athlete who comes out of nowhere and rises to the occasion.
The Islanders have looked pretty good this season, the last couple of weeks notwithstanding. Lately, it’s been more of a rough go.
Ever since his very first day on the job, Islanders’ general manager Garth Snow has been a topic of conversation. For a while, none of the discussion was flattering, bot not anymore.
In honor of Darrelle Revis returning to the Jets, here are 10 notable players (some more than others) who came back to their New York roots.
Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape.
The Jets are under new management, and they’ve got their work cut out for them.
The fact is that 99 percent of teams in the Isles’ position would’ve been active at the deadline, and as such, general manager Garth Snow did what he needed to do – he made subtle, yet significant deals to bolster his squad.
Let’s take a look at the 10 biggest deals handed out by the local hockey teams over the last five years.
The Kyle Okposo injury? No problem. Tough loss to the Rangers at home? It’s forgotten about the very next game. There is no quit in this hockey club.
The Islanders find themselves atop the Metropolitan Division and right on the periphery of the Eastern Conference stratosphere.