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IslesBeat Good Reads: Money And Consequences Edition

As we wait for the next Isles tilt versus the Nashville Predators, here are some stories around the NHL….   How bad money management and the repercussions of bad signings can haunt an NHL team. Elliotte Friedman analyzes the LA Kings and Mike Richards issues and settlement. Puck Daddy over the bad vibrations throughout the NHL from the Mike Richards & ... Read More »

A Peek Inside Brett Yormark’s Head On Brooklyn And The Islanders

  They do have a hard-core fan base, although they don’t have many fans, those fans that do exist are very hard-core and very vocal. – Brett Yormark to NetsDaily.com The NetsDaily over at SBNation… complete with a giant IHOP ad, had an interesting blurb from Barclay’s Center Brett Yormark who had some interesting observations…. On the Islander transformation… “The ... Read More »

Isles Get Their Veteran Defenseman

Marek Zidilicky has signed a one year deal. Zidlicky bring experience to blue line. Yes, he is 38 yrs old, but still had 34 pts last season. He is an offensive dman who can provide a heavy shot, run PP, & is a good passing. Great 3rd pair pickup that will be with Hickey. His analytics falls within possession, puck ... Read More »

The Brockalypse Is Coming: Will Brock Nelson Sign In Time?

The Brockalypse is coming as we come down to the wire for Brock Nelson to be signed before training camp (and being sat out for the season). To provide insurance, Garth Snow signed Stever Bernier to a PTO. Bernier is a 3rd line grinder. He can be a short-term power forward who also is capable on the penalty kill. Good energy player and ... Read More »

IslesBeats Good Reads: Psychic Edition

NHL: PuckDaddy’s Ryan Lambert on how difficult it is in this modern day NHL to be a 50 goal scorer.  There will be “spotters” in the NHL stands looking for signs of player concussions. Read Mike Halford’s report citing NHL VP Bill Daly’s interview in Le Journal de Montreal for more on this.    ISLES: The boys over at WGBB (Sportstalk ... Read More »

IslesBeat’s Good Reads – Ice Girls Goeth, ESPN’s NHL Fantasy Sports top 300, and Cody Franson to Sabres?

The UFA pool gets smaller and smaller with puck moving defensemen. Ehrhoff signs in LA for peanuts on a 1-year deal. Now Cody Franson might be getting a 2-year deal from the Buffalo Sabres.   Puck Daddy on what NHLers are taught/told about Rape and Domestic Violence   Travis Yost with a good piece on TSN about Individual Point Percentages and ... Read More »

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