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ISLESBEAT PRESENTS – NHL Trade Primer

  The NHL is not a computer game. Many team hockey operations lament that fans tend to have an unrealistic sense of how things work thanks to hockey games like EA Sports NHL Hockey. 1. Here’s a tip that you need to ALWAYS remember: All GM’s want to make their teams better.  2. Salary present and future matters big time. ... Read More »

A Reality Check on Griffin Reinhart Opinions

Many fans and writers are dismissing young Islanders prospect Griffin Reinhart on misguided pages, posts and tweets across the internet; the lesson of Calvin de Haan apparently forgotten. It is universally recognized that defensemen take longer to develop into NHL caliber players. There is also a prevailing view from some experts and scouts that “even bigger defensemen” take more time. ... Read More »

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