Islanders Place Halak on Waivers

The New York Islanders placed goalie Jaroslav Halak on waivers Friday. General manager Garth Snow has thus signalled his intentions of moving forward with the tandem of Thomas Greiss and Jean-Francois Berube, with the team in last place in the Metropolitan Division. “You’re always evaluating your team, it doesn’t matter what position,” Snow said. “YouContinue reading “Islanders Place Halak on Waivers”

2016-2017 Season Preview: New York Islanders

The New York Islanders polished off the 2015-2016 season with a 45-27-10 record, good for fourth in the Metropolitan Division and just a point behind the New York Rangers. The Islanders scored 232 goals and allowed 216, with John Tavares leading the charge offensively. It was their first season at the Barclays Center in BrooklynContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: New York Islanders”

Halak to Have Sports Hernia Surgery

New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak will require off-season surgery for a sports hernia. Halak initially suffered a groin injury on March 8 in a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. He was out of the lineup for the remainder of the season, including the playoff run. He did have the opportunity to skate in theContinue reading “Halak to Have Sports Hernia Surgery”

Halak Signs With Blues

Jaroslav Halak, the former Montreal Canadiens goalie, has signed a 4-year deal with the St. Louis Blues. The deal is worth $15 million. Halak was acquired by the Blues last month in exchange for Lars Eller and Ian Schultz after the Habs decided not to go with the goalie who got them into Cup contention.Continue reading “Halak Signs With Blues”

Habs Trade Halak

The Montreal Canadiens have traded goalie Jaroslav Halak to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for centre Lars Eller and Canadian junior right-winger Ian Schultz. The move certainly settles the goaltending question in Montreal, as it’s clear that Pierre Gauthier has elected to stand by Carey Price. But it also seems somewhat strange, especially consideringContinue reading “Habs Trade Halak”