For fathers and sons, professional sports have always been a fun way to bond and grow closer together, and hockey is no different. Plenty of kids from big Eastern metropolises, to rural Canadian farmland, and everywhere in-between develop a love for hockey from their parents.
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FTHN continues its divisional previews before the start of the 2015-16 NHL season. Read more
The first round of the NHL Draft has come and gone, bringing about its usual excitement, unpredictability and the inevitable booing of Gary Bettman.
The Nassua Veterans Memorial Coliseum opened it’s doors in 1972 and was the home of the New York Islanders. Today, the Islanders ice was being broken apart and carted away in heartbreaking fashion. Read more
Every fan base has their bad apples that ruin a bunch. These Stanley Cup Playoffs have had their share of terrible moments courtesy of fans in Montreal, Vancouver and New York.
The New York Islanders were certainly a young and promising team last year. John Tavares showed flashes of MVP brilliance until an unfortunate injury at the Olympics derailed their season. Still, the Isles were having a hard time attracting and keeping talent. Read more
The 8 teams that currently hold playoff spots today, will likely be the same ones holding them at the close of the regular season.
Al Arbour is looking for some help, nothing monetary, just kind words that could go a long way in his battle with Parkinson’s disease and dementia. Toronto based reporter, Howard Berger recently caught up with Al Arbour’s good friend and former Islanders play-by-play man, Jiggs McDonald. Read more
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
As we near the 41 game mark for some teams, it signifies the mid-way point of the NHL season. Although it is still early, many teams have gotten off to starts that have laid the foundation for clinching a playoff berth. Let’s check in on the Eastern Conference and see who the odds are in favor of. Read more