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Islanders Travis Hamonic: Defenseman Evolved

Travis Hamonic has been having the best season of his career this year known as a shutdown defenseman for the New York Islanders, but his play has indicated he is much more than that. Hamonic has blossomed into a two-way defender for the Islanders, contributing on both ends of the ice. When the Islanders play the Pittsburgh Penguins, Hamonic is on the ice whenever Sydney Crosby is...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Caps down the Isles in shootout, 3-2

The Washington Capitals continue to surge to the playoffs, defeating the New York Islanders 3-2 in a shootout, earning their fourth consecutive win.  Despite previous surges, this was the first time this season that the Caps have strung together four straight wins. Travis Hamonic gave the Isles this initial lead at the 7:41 mark  of the opening period.  Hamonic fired a wrister...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Can’t Steady The Ship

TONIGHT’S RECAP After getting called out by their head coach in Edmonton, the New York Islanders failed to respond and lost 3-2 to the Vancouver Canucks. The Islanders jumped out to an early 1-0 lead when Matt Martin redirected a Travis Hamonic pass but that was about the only thing they did right. In a game filled with turnovers, sloppy play and a lack of energy the Islanders...
Via Islanders Insight
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Game 4. Isles aren’t ready for primetime, yet.

This was one hell of a hockey game. From the early look of things, the Pens and Isles may be the two best teams in the Metro. This game was about the Isles coming to make a statement. They left having not made it. They are a good team, no doubt. Still, not ready to run with the big dogs. Maybe next time. RECAP:   Underrated moment of the game: Steve Downie gets Travis Hamonic...
Via The Pensblog
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Five stretch-run storylines for the New York Islanders

Five stretch-run storylines for the New York IslandersWith the NHL back from the Olympic break, it’s time to turn our focus toward the stretch-run of the season. Just about every team across the league has plunged into the fourth and final lap of the mile, but objectives vary. For some teams, this is the race that matters. They’ll push the pace to the finish line in a fight for...
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Update: Concussion forces Isles' Hamonic to IR

Concussions are one of the most confounding of all injuries in all of sports.Symptoms can be as mild as a slight headache or as intense as unconsciousness or convulsions.  Sometimes, there's no symptoms present until days after the fact.  So when New York Islanders' team trainers pulled defenseman Travis Hamonic from the Islanders' 4-2 win at Dallas on January 12th, it was...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vosnovsky ready to return for Islanders; Nabokov too

The New York Islanders have been one of the better teams in the Eastern Conference since the beginning of the new year, and now they're about to get healthier as well - particularly on the defensive end.Defenseman Lubomir Vosnovsky - out with a concussion since mid-October - has reportedly been cleared for action and could be activated for Monday's game at Boston.  To make...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders' Hamonic on concussion protocol

The surging New York Islanders have lost their top defenseman to a suspected concussion.It was originally thought that Travis Hamonic was suffering from the flu when he was forced from Sunday's 4-2 win at Dallas, but when the standard bed rest and hydration didn't relieve the symptoms, team trainers sent him back to the island to have him undergo testing for a concussion.If...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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