Daniel Friedman

Islanders forward Ryan Strome. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Don’t Need To Make A Big Move To Be A Force Next Season

The Islanders haven’t exactly made the biggest waves so far this offseason. Still, the first day of NHL free agency was a productive one for general manager Garth Snow.

6 hours ago

Glen Sather

Glen Sather’s 5 Best Moves As Rangers GM

In light of the news that Glen Sather has stepped down as general manager of the Rangers — a post he’d held since 2000 — we look back at the five best moves made by the organization during his tenure.

07/01/2015

Anthony Beauvillier puts on his hat after being selected 28th overall by the New York Islanders in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 26, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Snow Turned Nothing Into Something In A Hurry As Islanders Excelled At NHL Draft

The New York Islanders went into the 2015 NHL draft, which had been touted as incredibly deep, with no picks in the first two rounds. It wasn’t long before that changed in a big way.

06/29/2015

New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Friedman: Despite Lack Of Early Picks, Islanders Have Options In NHL Draft

There’s a lot of flexibility here. Let’s take a look at some potential selections that could make sense when the Islanders are on the clock.

06/26/2015

Clark Gillies, Mike Bossy and Bryan Trottie

6 Islanders Who Have Won Individual NHL Awards

On the eve of the NHL Awards show, and in recognition of John Tavares’ second MVP nomination in three years, we’ll take a look at the six Islanders who’ve taken home hardware from the event.

06/24/2015

Islanders prospect Josh Ho-Sang, right, of the Windsor Spitfires competes against the Owen Sound Attack on Nov. 6, 2014 at the WFCU Centre in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Dennis Pajot/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Are Loaded With Top Prospects, But Few Are Ready For NHL

As we enter the offseason, the Islanders have plenty of questions to answer — some of which pertain to their prospect pool.

06/19/2015

Dexter Fowler

10 Pro Sports Franchises With The Longest Championship Droughts

There are still plenty of franchises that haven’t won a championship in a long time, and we’ll look at the 10 that have been waiting the longest.

06/18/2015

2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Six

In Honor Of Blackhawks’ Cup Title, 10 Legendary NHL Dynasties

In this day and age, what the Blackhawks accomplished on Monday night made them a dynasty.

06/16/2015

Thrashers Fans Rally To Keep Team In Atlanta

10 Pro Sports Franchise Relocations Over The Past 20 Years

Could this be the final straw for hockey in the desert? We shall see. For these 10 teams, their stories ended with a change of scenery.

06/11/2015

Chris Heston of the San Francisco Giants celebrates his no hitter with teammates against the New York Mets at Citi Field on June 9, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oh The Pain: A Look At All 7 No-Hitters Thrown Against Mets

Chris Heston’s no-hitter on Tuesday night was the seventh thrown against the Mets in their 53-year history. On that (depressing) note, we’ll take a look each of them.

06/10/2015

Islanders forward Josh Bailey (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Must Remain Aggressive This Summer If They Are To Keep Pace In East

We’re near the halfway point of the Stanley Cup Final, which means the offseason is right around the corner. For the New York Islanders, it will be a time to recalibrate and plug up some holes.

06/09/2015

Masahiro Tanaka

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

06/04/2015

Tampa Bay Lightning v New York Rangers - Game Seven

6 NHL Sun Belt Franchises That Have Made Stanley Cup Runs

Here are six southern franchises that have made runs (both successful and unsuccessful) to the Final.

06/03/2015

Anaheim’s Ryan Getzlaf, left, skates with the puck as Chicago’s Niklas Hjalmarsson defends during Game 6 of the Western Conference finals at the United Center on May 27, 2015. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Friedman: Regardless Of Who Survives Game 7s, Stanley Cup Final Will Be One Great Matchup

Sometimes, the NHL’s final four teams more closely resemble a game of “one of these things is not like the others.”

05/29/2015

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 01: Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates a shorthanded empty net goal by Ondrej Palat #18 against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on December 1, 2014 in New York City. The Lightning defeated the Rangers 6-3.   (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

5 Front-Runners For NHL’s Conn Smythe Trophy

If you haven’t tuned into the hockey playoffs yet, you should probably get on that.

05/28/2015

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