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The question of what to do with Ryan Strome is less about the obvious talent of the Islanders’ forward than it is about how coach Jack Capuano wants to structure the depth of this season’s roster.
The 20-year-old who was the No. 5 pick overall in the 2011 draft was moved from center to wing late last season as he adjusted from junior-level hockey to the AHL finding some speed bumps along the way. And although the Islanders aren’t exactly overwhelmed with the amount of talent they have at center if Strome can prove he’s grown enough away from the puck and in his own end his move out from under the pressures of being a pivot will give Capuano a deeper arsenal to run a high-powered offense.
“When you have a skill player that can dominate at the level that he dominated at juniors when you get to this level it’s different” Capuano told The Post before Thursday night’s 5-3 preseason win over the Devils at The Rock in Newark. “To me for Ryan we know his hockey skill. We know his vision h...
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Earlier this week Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck suffered a laceration on his leg from a skate and coach Jack Capuano said he'd miss 'some extended time.' On Friday we found out how long that is.
The Isles announced that Clutterbuck is going to be out of the lineup for 4-6 weeks. That leaves a timeframe for a return to be in mid-October to as late as November 1.
The Islanders played the Devils at the Barclays Center yesterday. Some fans weren't thrilled with the experience. “There’s no place for tailgating,” said Megan Leach of Medford. “That changes the whole dynamic of going to Islander games. You get the creature comforts of a new arena, but I was unimpressed with the spectator area,” she said. “There were a lot of terrible...
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As the OHL and WHL teams made their 2013-2014 regular season debuts, the New York Ranger and New York Islander prospects didn't have ideal season openers but at least they were interesting. This will be one of the smallest groups of prospects playing in the juniors that is even if all of those eligible to return are sent back.
The New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils will make ice hockey history when they meet Saturday night in the first-ever NHL game played in Brooklyn. Despite the game's historic implications, the Isles are preparing for their Saturday night contest at Barclays Center as they would any other exhibition game.
The preseason contest between the Devils and Islanders will be...
The Islanders and Devils will battle again tonight at 7PM in Brooklyn as the Barclays Center will host its first ever hockey game. Here are the line combos for tonights game. Is it just me or is Griffin Reinhart getting a real long look by the Islander coaching staff? I will have post game thoughts up later tonight. For all those going tonight, enjoy a great day of hockey
There are few things better in hockey than two heavyweights dropping the gloves, adjusting their elbow pads and chucking knuckles.
There are few things more awkward in hockey than two heavyweights dropping the gloves, adjusting their elbow pads and having to remove each others’ helmets before chucking knuckles.
Via Kukla’s Korner, here is David M. Singer’s (hockeyfights...
The headline makes it sound like they sat down and went over a bunch of paperwork, but trust me, it involves them punching each other in the face.
Recently, the NHL’s GMs and the Board of Governors created and approved a new rule that gives players a two-minute minor penalty for removing their helmet before a fight, leaving you with seven minutes in the box; five for fighting and...
Krys Barch & Brett Gallant removed each other's helmets...[Next Impulse Sports]
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