Canada Eliminated from World Hockey Championships

With Corey Perry as the lone Olympian on the Canadian squad, the team fell to the Russians in the World Hockey Championships on Thursday. The Russians took the victory in the quarterfinal matchup by a final score of 5-2. The game drew immediate comparisons to the last time the Canadians and Russians met. The OlympicContinue reading “Canada Eliminated from World Hockey Championships”

Tavares Skates at Prospect Mini-Camp

The New York Islanders organization had a lot of energy going into their Prospect Mini-Camp, facing what was described as an “overwhelming amount of interest” that led them to have capacity limitations. The team offered a “limited amount” of entry wristbands to fans wanting to come observe the Mini-Camp at Islanders Iceworks in Syosset onContinue reading “Tavares Skates at Prospect Mini-Camp”

Long Island Picks Tavares

With the first overall pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, the New York Islanders have selected John Tavares. Fans were hopeful that GM Garth Snow would make the move and he pulled the trigger on it moments ago, selecting Tavares from the OHL. This gives the Islanders a goalscoring forward with a strong senseContinue reading “Long Island Picks Tavares”

Tavares or Hedman? Who’s Number One?

With the New York Islanders set to make the first pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft on Friday, there’s still some speculation as to who the club will select. It will most likely either be John Tavares or Victor Hedman, but the Islanders will be choosing carefully largely on the basis of who isContinue reading “Tavares or Hedman? Who’s Number One?”