There was no bigger surprise team than the Islanders last season, as Barry Trotz took a contract dispute from DC up the Acela and then proved he can turn just about anything into a useful team. But his boss, Nosferatu, blames free agency for the global warming he assuredly doesn’t believe in, and the Isles […]
At some point, you’d think goalie coaches would be considered like pitching coaches. Then again, they may be as they tend to stick around with teams through multiple coaches. Jimmy Waite has been here through Quenneville and now Colliton. You’ll find that a lot of place. But Barry Trotz knows better, and has brought Mitch […]
Dan Saraceni is one-half of the editing team at LightHouseHockey.com. You can follow him on Twitter @CultureOfLosing. After losing Tavares, the Isles are somehow hanging around a playoff spot in the East. How and why? I’d like to just write, “TROTZ” but it’s a little more complex than that. Yes, having a coach who actually […]
at Game Time: 6:00PM CST TV/Radio: CSN, WGN-AM 720 Worship & Tribute: Lighthouse Hockey The Hawks remain in a New York state of mind, taking a trip across the East River and into Prospect Heights to take on the scuffling Islanders in their completely cockeyed arena.
Here’s the thing. I love Anze Kopitar. I love watching him play. I think he’s the equal of Toews or Bergeron as two-way centers who can do anything you ask him. If he didn’t play on the West Coast he’d probably have a Selke to his name already (though Bergeron should honestly win it every […]
at Game Time: 6:30PM CST TV/Radio: CSN, NHLN, WGN-AM 720 Drones Over BKLYN: Lighthouse Hockey The Hawks may have believed that Wednesday night was ripping the band aid on their horrendous offseason, but the true test of mettle begins tonight. This will be the first time Garbage Dick will have to face not only an audience who isn’t […]