The New York Islanders are fortunate to have six hopeful Olympians, five of which will probably make the final cut to represent their respective countries. What impact does that have and what are their odds?
Only the strong survive in the NHL playoffs. Boyle has become the villain in the eyes of Senators fans while lifting himself to iconic status among Rangers backers.
Former Ranger Eric Lindros has mended broken bridges with his original team, the Philadelphia Flyers and will represent them for the first time in 11 years in the 2012 Winter Classic.