Found September 19, 2013 on Flyers Faithful:
The New York Islanders and the Philadelphia Flyers have a fairly long history together. The animosity isn’t there like it was back in the early 80s, when the Islanders were a dominate team and the Flyers were transitioning from the Bullies to something new. Before this past season, the Flyers had dominated the Isles. However, times have changed and a lot of the Islanders’ young offensive talent is finally making a difference. As they move into the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the Islanders are a team with a good amount of buzz. They gave the Penguins some fits in their …Continue reading »

Players mock new rule by removing each other's helmet before brawl

This season the NHL has enacted a rule that prohibits players from removing their helmets prior to engaging in a fight. What they didn’t account for is what took place in tonight’s Islander-Devil pre-season game. Islanders’ enforcer Brett Gallant and Devils’ enforcer/hockey thinker Krys Barch exposed a really obvious loophole in the NHL’s new rule by removing each other’s...

Cal Clutterbuck suffers cut from skate, out 'extended' amount of time

Over the summer the Islanders didn't do a ton in terms of bringing in new faces but they did add rough-and-tumble Cal Clutterbuck and his spectacular mustache. Unfortunately his debut could be delayed with the season just two weeks away. That's because of an injury he suffered Tuesday night in the Isles' exhibition game in Calgary. It was suspected that Clutterbuck...

Cal Clutterbuck out 4-6 weeks after leg laceration from skate

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. ...

Bailey helps Islanders beat Devils 5-3

Josh Bailey scored two short-handed goals in the first period, leading the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. The Islanders got to Devils goalkeeper Martin Brodeur for four goals on just eight shots over the first 20 minutes. Anders Lee got the Islanders going with a power-play goal just 3:32 into the game. Bailey then made...

John Tavares Hockey Pool Picks 2013 2014

John Tavares of the New York Islanders is the #5 forward points-only hockey pool pick. He is a Canadian born center who is 22 years old. He may be one of the youngest of the super star snipers but he does not show inexperience on the ice. He leads his team in points every season and is likely to lead your fantasy team if you are fortunate enough to draft him. A downside to drafting is

Dan Petriw: Isles put the "pre" in preseason

Early in the third period of the Islanders 5-3 loss to the Flames in Calgary; winger Cal Clutterbuck left the game injuring himself on a check. This is more important than anything I will write about yesterday’s games. Thankfully the injury does not appear serious and when the Isles release info on him I will surely update you all. Now to last night games, In Regina the...

Krys Barch and Brett Gallant remove each others’ helmets before fighting (VIDEO)

via YouTube 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...

Brett Gallant And Krys Barch Found A Loophole In The New NHL Helmet Rule

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...

Todd Cordell: NHL Gameday Preview: New York Islanders @ New Jersey Devils

You can follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell! The New Jersey Devils will play their second game of the preseason tonight as they host another divisional opponent in the New York Islanders. Puck drop is at 7ET and can be seen on live streams on both the Devils' and Islanders' official websites. Again, this preview will be different from what you're accustomed to seeing...

NHL Rules Prohibit Fighters from Removing Their Krys Barch & Brett Gallant Removed Each Other's

Krys Barch & Brett Gallant removed each other's helmets...[Next Impulse Sports] **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to BobsBlitz.comFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.
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