You hear about it all the time, but it still baffles the mind to see exactly how tough hockey players are. There may be a small sample of players in other sports who've done tough things during games, but it's a regular occurrence to see stuff like the above video in hockey. We're almost used to it by now. Almost.
John Tavares has not had the season everyone thought he was going to have. He needs to play to his potential for the Islanders to go anywhere.
Everyone is talking about the possibility of Travis Hamonic getting moved soon, but the real question for the New York Islanders is what they are doing with Kyle Okposo.
Fans of the New York Islanders are visibly upset with some of the issues they are having with the Barclays Center since their move this year. They need to be patient as the team settles into Brooklyn.
From 1979 until 1983, the New York Islanders were one of the best franchises in the NHL after winning four Stanley Cups. After many improvements, they should be a Stanley Cup threat.
The New York Islanders needed a big offseason prior to moving to the Barclay's Center, but they decided to sit put. Did they make the right decision?
The Hart Trophy finalists were announced on Wednesday, and John Tavares deserves to be the winner.
Certain things are destined to happen and perhaps Mother Nature is on the New York Islanders' side.
The New York Islanders played the way they did in October and the result was a win over the Detroit Red Wings. Maintaining this form is key heading toward the playoffs.
The New York Islanders look like a playoff team at times, but are too often losing the game late.