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Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 4|29|15

With the season now over for the New York Islanders, news on the injury front was released. It came as no surprise that Travis Hamonic had a torn MCL that doctors thought could have had him sidelined for eight weeks. However, the defenseman has been rehabbing, and according to Arthur Staple of Newsday, is feeling great. Hamonic was even hopeful to appear in the second round of the...
Via Islanders Insight
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders defenseman Hamonic reveals he tore left knee ligament

  New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic says he sustained a torn left knee ligament that forced him to miss the team's first-round playoff series against Washington. Hamonic revealed the nature of the injury while cleaning out his locker on Tuesday, a day after the Islanders were eliminated in a 2-1 loss in Game 7. The injury did not require surgery. Hamonic, who had five...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 4|10|15- The Clinch Edition

With a Boston Bruins loss last night in Florida, the Islanders clinched their first playoff berth since the truncated 2013 season. It probably wasn’t how the team drew it up, but the Isles will certainly be thrilled to finally have a ticket to the postseason. “There’s a lot at stake this time of year,” Travis Hamonic told Arthur Staple of Newsday. “We’re confident in...
Via Islanders Insight
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Farewell to the Nassau Coliseum: Day 3

Nothing like a bit of scoreboard watching to settle you nerves on a Thursday night. As much as I wouldn’t want the Islanders to back their way into the playoffs, there’s a good chance they might tonight if the Senators or Bruins lose in any fashion. So the pressure of possibly collapsing would be off their shoulders as they skate into Pittsburgh tomorrow night. Three days to...
Via Islanders Insight
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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
March 26, 2015  |  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

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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