Hockey Editorial

Pining for some Islanders special teams

The Islanders have shown some improvement over 2008-09's abysmal 5-on-5 performance. But weak special teams are dragging them down.

Evening Reading: On goaltending and its worth

Although pricey "money" goaltenders don't buy happiness, young ones can sure cause headaches. This may be a decision the Islanders face without Rick DiPietro.

Debunking the Anonymous 3-Goalie Excuse

At least one Islanders player blames their recent losing streak on the presence of three goaltenders, rather than the team's continual presence in the bottom five of most important offensive categories.

Olympic Hockey: Like the World Cup, except not for hockey fans

As the bizarre U.S. broadcast schedule shows, the Winter Olympics and the NHL are increasingly after different objectives. Time for the NHL to dump the Olympics and restore the World Cup.

Rising to the Floor: Where the Islanders 2010-11 payroll stands

A look at the Islanders' current salary cap commitments for 2010-11, and how they might fill out the roster.

Top Islanders at 5-on-5: Bailey, Frans, Hunter, Mac, Mo

The Islanders have a surprising group of unsung players who are thriving at 5-on-5.

Has the cap 'n trade market opened for Snow?

The frenzy of big trades that closed January 2010 begs the question of whether Garth Snow's cap room will finally be seen as an asset by other GMs.

NHL's Fighting Paradox: Reveling in the violence, policing nothing

With the post-lockout NHL rule enforcement encouraging more skill players and fewer enforcers, it's time to remove the instigator rule and actually let players police their own infractions.

Islanders Stats: Scorers, and the PK sans Thompson

A look at Islanders leaders after 51 games, and a comparison of penalty killers that indicates the Islanders PK may improve after waiving Nate Thompson.

Revisiting Some Debates: Defense, goaltending, the uncertain future

At the season's half-way point, what have we learned about the Islanders blueline, the three-headed goalie monster, and their pair of skilled shootout specialists?

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