Author Archives: Andrew Graziano

New York Islanders coming of age and impressing

Halak has been steady in goal so far this season (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Halak has been steady in goal so far this season (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

From 1980-1983, the New York Islanders created a dynasty, and carved their name into the NHL history books by winning four consecutive Stanley Cups. They went for a fifth, but they were taken down in the Final by the greatest player to ever grace the ice, Wayne Gretzky and his Edmonton Oilers. Read more

New York Islanders Prepare For Nassau Coliseum’s Last Dance

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Since 1972, historic Nassau Coliseum off of Hempstead Turnpike in Long Island has been the home of the New York Islanders. It has witnessed the dynasty years of 1980-83, when New York won four straight Stanley Cups, three of them coming at the hallowed arena with a team that featured hall of famers Mike Bossy, Bryan Trottier, Billy Smith, Denis Potvin and many others. Read more

Rangers Get No Respect, Still Must Earn It

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Christian Petersen/Getty Images

For the first time in 20 years, the New York Rangers will be playing for the right to lift the Stanley Cup. Ever since that magical season in 1994, the Rangers have been mediocre at best. But, in the past three years, we have seen a sudden shift in the organization, and they can now look nowhere but up as they face off against the Los Angeles Kings in the final playoff series of the 2014 hockey season. Read more

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