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BRIAN STRAIT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: 10/14/15

Why won’t Jack Capuano put Ryan Pulock in the lineup over Brian Strait? Islanders’ fans everywhere have asked the question above and the answer is simple. Which right-handed shot defenseman should play the left side? And if you slide one of Johnny Boychuk, Travis Hamonic or Marek Zidlicky to the left side, the negatives could disrupt the entire defensive unit. Something that...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

ISLANDERS SUMMER REPORT CARD: BRIAN STRAIT

Brian Strait Season: 52 GP – 2 G – 5 A – 7 PTS – 32 PIM Career: 130 GP – 5 G – 16 A – 21 PTS – 60 PIM Contract: $925,00 million cap hit through 2015-16 (Per NHLNumbers.com) 2014-2015 Season Recap: For Brian Strait, the 2014-15 campaign was a tale of two seasons. The first, lasted 82 games in which the left-handed defenseman participated in 52 of them, the other...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Capuano Keeping Islanders’ Defenseman On The Strait Path

Defensive versatility is crucial for any team, and Brian Strait’s defense first mentality is a necessary addition to a blueline filled with puck moving defenseman. Islanders’ head coach Jack Capuano strongly believes that his defensemen need to jump up into the play and create odd man rushes but, he also wants them to pinch in a responsible fashion. “Its part of the structure...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders use big second period get better of Blue Jackets

  Brian Strait had a goal and an assist and the New York Islanders used a three-goal second period to power past the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Saturday night. Nikolay Kulemin, Matt Martin, Anders Lee and Kyle Okposo also scored for the Islanders, who remained in first place in the Metropolitan Division with a second win in as many nights. Ryan Strome and Thomas Hickey each had...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders use big second period to top Blue Jackets 5-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Brian Strait had a goal and an assist and the New York Islanders used a three-goal second period to power past the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Saturday night. Nikolay Kulemin, Matt Martin, Anders Lee and Kyle Okposo also scored for the Islanders, who remained in first place in the Metropolitan Division with a second win in as many nights. Ryan Strome and Thomas...
Via Associated Press
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

An in-depth look at hand fractures: Islanders' defenseman Brian Strait likely out for rest of season after breaking hand.

Tuesday night, the New York Islanders lost in a rout to the Minnesota Wild 6-0. While the main storylines were Matt Moulson and Nino Niederreiter returning to the Island to play the team that traded them, the Islanders also lost a key player for the rest of the season.Midway through the second period, Brian Strait blocked a shot with his hand. He immediately proceeded to throw both...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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