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Overtime On The Island: A Playoff Push to Start 2017

On the first episode of 2017,  Overtime On The Island hosts Mark Weiner and Nick Valastro dive into all that’s happened since the start of the New Year. First, they break down Jaroslav Halak’s demotion to the AHL and if it’s been the right move so far. Then Mark and Nick discuss Jack Capuano’s dismissal along with looking ahead to more potential changes. Christian Arnold...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Islanders waiving Halak is more personal than strategic

The New York Islanders have cut ties with Jaroslav Halak and you’re damn right it was personal. The Islanders announced the stunning move on Friday. #Isles Transaction: Jaroslav Halak has been placed on waivers. — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) December 30, 2016 “You’re always evaluating your team, it doesn’t matter what position,” Snow said after practice...
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December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders place goaltender Jaroslav Halak on waivers

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Islanders have placed starting goaltender Jaroslav Halak on waivers. The team announced the move at noon Eastern on Friday. Any of the NHL's other 29 clubs could claim Halak by that same time Saturday. Halak is 6-8-5 with a 3.23 goals-against average and .904 save percentage in 20 games this season for the Islanders, who are in last place in the Metropolitan...
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December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

The Jaroslav Halak Era on Long Island Ends, Goalie Put on Waivers

At just after noon today, the Islanders announced that goaltender Jaroslav Halak was placed on waivers. Halak, 31, went 6-8-5 this season and carried at 3.23 GAA and .904 save percentage. Just two years removed from setting an Islanders franchise record for wins in a season with 38, Halak has not performed well this season. With Thomas Greiss playing well this season (8-5-0, 2.48...
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December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Halak, Islanders Shutout Washington in 3-0 win

Three goals in a span of 4:28 in the third period and 38 saves by Jaroslav Halak propelled the Islanders to a 3-0 win over the Washington Capitals, and their third consecutive victory this week. The shutout was the 40th of Halak’s career and helped stonewall a team that had picked up a point in 10 consecutive games against the Islanders coming into Thursday’s game. Halak, who...
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December 01, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Claude Giroux makes Jaroslav Halak look silly in the shootout

Jaroslav Halak is reportedly on the trading block following comments from his agent, but his trade value may have taken a small step back when teams see how badly he was undressed by Claude Giroux in the shootout. At first, it looked like Halak had Giroux figured out, but soon it became clear Halak was completely bested. That’s just a filthy move.
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November 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jaroslav Halak is on the trade block following agent’s comments

NHL agent Allan Walsh decided to voice concerns about client Jaroslav Halak and the New York Islanders carrying three goaltenders on Twitter and it’s fair to assume Isles GM Garth Snow wasn’t enthused. Walsh called out the Islanders carrying three goalies, Halak, Thomas Greiss and Jean-Francois Berube, for the second straight season. He blasted Snow’s roster decision, saying...
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October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Halak’s Status in Doubt for Islanders Opener

The Islanders certainly do not want to carry three goaltenders for another season, but Jaroslav Halak’s injury history is a bit concerning. According to Newsday, Jack Capuano said Tuesday at practice that, “he will know more tomorrow if Halak will be able to play in the opener.” Both Mark Herrmann, and Arthur Staple reported that the goaltender was sick, not injured. Coming...
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October 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Halak injury will hurt Isles, but won’t destroy playoff chances

The New York Islanders received some tough news yesterday, as the club announced goaltender Jaroslav Halak will miss six weeks with an injury suffered in Tuesday’s win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Capuano: Greiss in net tonight vs. Leafs. Halak out at least 6 weeks. #Isles — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) March 9, 2016 Halak had been a steady veteran goaltender for the...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

How Jaroslav Halak ruined the Capitals

The 2010 Washington Capitals won the Presidents' Trophy and were favorites to win the Stanley Cup. Until Jaroslav Halak and the Canadiens ruined everything. The post The Fall From The Eagles Nest: How Jaroslav Halak Ruined The Washington Capitals appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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