Found July 22, 2012 on
I was driving back from Woodstock when I heard the news that John Tavares had "officially" joined Twitter.
Now, while this news isn't 'historic,' it does mark a change in attitude for young JT who is known to be the MOST 'all business' player in that locker room.
Since his arrival on Long Island only a few short years ago, John has been very well protected and while he is great with the fans...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Alexei Yashin is poised to make a return to the NHL according to his agent Mark Gandler. “We already have a concrete offer from a club,” he said. So now the question is, who is that club? Of course the first rumor is going to be the New York Islanders. However, the Islanders bought out [...]
[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
The New York Islanders are continually among the worst in the league that is ran by an incompetent owner in an awful arena. And that's without even getting into the fact that this team might not even exist 4 years from now. So it's not difficult to discern why the Islanders have trouble bringing in quality players via free agency. In fact, when they claimed Evgeni Nabokov...
With special consideration to New York Islanders Fan Central and his website, I was not happy reading the above link with my morning coffee.
Are we doing this AGAIN? Is this going to be another summer of "he doesn't want to play here"? But reading through the...
Lubomir Visnovsky has filed a grievance through the NHLPA to void his trade to #Isles, claiming his no-trade clause is still valid.— Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) July 23, 2012
During the draft the New York Islanders acquired Lubomir Visnovsky from the Anaheim Ducks for a second round draft pick in 2013. Visnovsky is a very talented player who deserved Norris Trophy consideration in 2011. Last season was not nearly as strong and there are rumors that he is no longer as dedicated to his career and starting to look forward to retirement. One Islanders...
Former Anaheim Ducks defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky has filed a grievance with the NHLPA claiming the trade that sent him to the New York Islanders in exchange for a pick at last months entry draft should not have been allowed because his no-trade cause was still in effect.
When the Ducks acquired the veteran in 2010 from the Edmonton Oilers he never invoked his no-trade clause...