Daniel Friedman

Friedman's 2015-16 NHL Eastern Conference PredictionsHockey season starts Wednesday night, and with that, here’s how I think the NHL’s Eastern Conference (and the local teams) will shake out.
5 Local Breakout Candidates For 2015-16 NHL SeasonHockey season is nearly upon us, and with that in mind, we'll take a look at five players from the local teams to keep an eye on as the 2015-16 campaign progresses.
Friedman: Tradition's New Home? Barclays Center Has Mostly Bungled Islanders' MoveFor the Islanders and their fans, the last few weeks (and months) have ushered in the Brooklyn era. Early indications have been, aesthetically, it’s not getting off to a great start.
Friedman: Petrov Making A Case To Be With Islanders To Start The SeasonThough the opening night roster is probably all but set in stone given the evidence, there are still some intriguing storylines and it’s nice to see some younger players -- both cooked and raw -- making strides.
Islanders At Barclays: The Good And The BadThe Islanders have played two exhibition games at Barclays Center over the past week, and their new home has had mixed reviews in both the lead-up to the move and the start of their tenancy.
Priceless: Yogi Berra's Top 10 'Yogisms'Yogi Berra passed away at the age of 90 on Tuesday. He is among the classiest and most-quoted athletes in sports history.
Friedman: Islanders Have 5 Big Decisions To Make During Training CampIslanders training camp began in earnest on Friday and over the next two weeks there will be questions answered and kinks ironed out.
Ranking The 5 Best Trade Acquisitions In Mets HistoryCespedes is certainly in the discussion for best trade pickup of the year, and he's automatically one of the best in team history. But is he No. 1 on the Mets' list? Let's find out:
5 Reasons Why The Suddenly Amazin' Mets Are For RealEvery time we think the Mets are about to live up to their past reputation as choke artists, they come through in the most unexpected ways.
Friedman: Islanders Need To Ditch Absurd RFA Policy, Get With The ProgramWith training camp just over a week away, there’s been a lot of talk about Brock Nelson’s contract situation, and the looming deadline for him to sign with the Islanders.
Friedman: Islanders Set To Begin Anew In Place That Once Defined The NHL In NYCIt's time to stop focusing on what's being left behind, and embrace the Islanders moving to a place that believe it or not has a rich hockey history.
3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York SportsTaking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.