TWEETCAP: Islanders take Round 1

When you look back on this game as a whole, it actually was one of the more entertaining games of the season.  Early goal aside, the Pens looked like dog shit in the first period, but then pulled it together the rest of the way and eventually were able to earn a point out of […]


RECAP: Game 18. The Battle Begins

For the first time in so long the Islanders haven’t started 3-13. In fact, they are really good. The core of the Islanders are still mostly around from when they took the Penguins to six games in a tough playoff series a few years ago. But after last years debacle, they needed to prove they […]

NHL: New York Islanders at Pittsburgh Penguins

What the hell happened: Isles win round 1

Last time we saw the Islanders they weren’t quite ready for primetime. In this one they looked ready to challenge the Penguins for the division lead all season long. The used a three-goal outburst to take a 3-1 lead early. They also led 4-2 at one point. But give the Penguins credit, they battled back […]

NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at Montreal Canadiens

Penguins/Canadiens GIF Breakdown

My initial vision for today’s post was to comb over any systematic changes Mike Johnston would make in the third period of the Penguins 4-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens with a few GIF’s in hand. My mind immediately jumped back to the 3-0 defeat of the Los Angeles Kings on October 30th when coach […]