Capellini: Defense, Goaltending Have Become Islanders' Clear StrengthsThey are words you don't hear every day. The Islanders are pretty stacked defensively.
Capellini: Islanders Somehow Still Remain A Work In Progress On OffenseThe Islanders are in a pretty weird position right now. They spent a bunch of money over the summer, and are right up against the salary cap ceiling, but are not all that much better on paper than they were last season. At least offensively.
Green Lantern: Fitz Better Rebound, Because He's Jets' Only HopeEnough has been made of Fitzpatrick's Harvard education and how he's supposedly the smartest guy on the field each and every week. All of that meant little as far as football sense went on Sunday.
Capellini: Halak Is Showing Why He's Still Islanders' Best Option In NetMany Islanders fans are in love with Thomas Greiss. It's understandable considering the incredible job he did for the team last season. But he's not the answer in net, at least as far as the lead horse in a two-goalie rotation goes.
Green Lantern: Jets Signing Forte Is Turning Out To Be Brilliant MoveSome NFL pundits looked at the Jets' signing of veteran running back Matt Forte during the early stages of free agency as a bit of a reach. They have been dead wrong.
Green Lantern: A Must-Win For Jets Against Bills? You Better Believe ItIt shouldn't matter that we're only entering Week 2. If the Jets can't beat the mess that is the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night, they won't deserve the benefit of the doubt going forward. It's that simple.
Fans Reveal Ways To Improve Islanders' Game Day Experience At BarclaysJon Ledecky may see the writing on the wall as far as a new arena for the Islanders is concerned.
Capellini: Snow Has Done Well, But Islanders Need Another Impact MoveIf the first few days of free agency were any indication, Garth Snow appears to be determined to make the Islanders a better team on paper than they were at the end of last season.
Capellini: Time Has Come For Islanders To Go All-In In Free AgencyThe Islanders need to do something radical this offseason. Profound by their standards, but quite common for many other teams.
Capellini: Islanders Chose A Really Bad Time To Revisit Their Ugly PastThere was just nothing acceptable about what went down on Tuesday night in Brooklyn, regardless of what Jack Capuano says.
Capellini: Islanders Have Something With Strome-Prince-Nelson LineOne reason why the tired Islanders persevered on Wednesday night was the play of a makeshift line thrown together by head coach Jack Capuano, who continues to have the Midas touch this postseason.
Capellini: Islanders' Tavares Has Become A Truly Unstoppable ForceRemember earlier in the season when John Tavares looked very much mortal? Yeah, that was funny. He looks like the best player in the sport right now.
Capellini: Spectacular Greiss Has Willed Islanders Into A Perfect ScenarioAs the Florida Panthers can attest, goaltender Thomas Greiss has been everything the New York Islanders could have hoped for, and then some.
Capellini: Beginning Of The End? Islanders May Be In Serious TroubleSomewhere between the Panthers deserving full marks and the Islanders failing to show up lies the truth.
Capellini: Islanders' Pulock Thriving Under Intense Playoff SpotlightRookie defenseman Ryan Pulock is in the midst of a trial by fire in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and so far is more than holding his own.