The Goaltending Debate: Thomas Greiss vs. Jaroslav Halak

For the first time in two years, the New York Islanders have only two goaltenders to worry about going into this season. Islanders General Manager Garth Snow assured of this when he made a "handshake deal" with the Vegas Golden Knights to select a struggling JF Berube in the expansion draft. So now it is …

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Using Hockey Economics to Predict Tavares’ Contract

While the Islanders seem to be done with transactions until training camp, the team still has one more obstacle to clear before the season begins.  They are yet to extend John Tavares' contract.  When asked about the situation, Anders Lee said "I’m not worried about Johnny [returning] in the slightest. He means everything he says, …

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New Amphitheater in Bridgeport Creates yet Another Arena Issue

Background The Bridgeport Bluefish, a baseball team, were the first professional team in the City of Bridgeport, dating all the way back to 1998. Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim was the leading name behind the construction of the Ballpark at Harbor Yard, as well as the Webster Bank Arena. Ganim was the mayor of Bridgeport from …

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