1. NHL: New York Islanders' Move to Brooklyn Is Best-Case Scenario

    Now that the deal to Barclays Center is in the books for the Islanders, all players and fans can share a huge sigh of relief. After all, the move to Brooklyn sure beats Kansas City, Quebec, or Seattle...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about almost 2 years ago 1,275 reads 9 comments

  2. R.A. Dickey Notches His 20th Win and Makes New York Mets History

    R.A. Dickey has made Mets history by becoming just the sixth different pitcher in the franchise to win 20 games. He joins great company like Tom Seaver, Jerry Koosman , David Cone, Doc Gooden and Frank Viola...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about 2 years ago 626 reads 33 comments

  3. New York Mets: Reviewing Matt Harvey's 2012 Season and What We've Learned

    Matt Harvey's line of duty in 2012 has come to an end following a strong outing a couple of nights ago against the Philadelphia Phillies. It's hard to complain about Harvey's performance in his rookie season...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about 2 years ago 1,153 reads 6 comments

  4. New York Mets: Matt Harvey's Season to End Tonight Against Phillies

    This Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies , Matt Harvey will look to end his rookie season on a good note. The flame-throwing righty is 3-5 in nine games started with a 2...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about 2 years ago 411 reads 1 comments

  5. R.A. Dickey and His Main Cy Young Opposition: Why He Should Beat Them Out

    Let's start off with why I think R.A. Dickey should win the Cy Young. A lot of the reasons here will play a part in why he should be able to beat out the opposition. His numbers this season are fantastic, and definitely worthy of claiming the award...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about 2 years ago 1,046 reads 8 comments

  6. Predicting the New York Mets' 2013 Starting Rotation

    Starting pitching has always been a strong suit of the New York Mets . After injuries to players like Johan Santana, Mike Pelfrey and Dillon Gee this season, the Mets will look to ...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about 2 years ago 755 reads 8 comments

  7. New York Islanders: Predictions on How the Blue Line Will Look

    After a disappointing season on the defensive end where the Islanders saw the puck go in their net 255 times, general manager Garth Snow addressed one of the team's biggest needs in the offseason: The blue line...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about 2 years ago 1,248 reads 10 comments

  8. New York Islanders: Top 5 Candidates to Be Alternate Captains

    With the NHL players getting ready to lace up the skates to practice for the upcoming season, the New York Islanders should place some thought into who they should choose to be their alternate captains behind Mark Streit...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about 2 years ago 1,340 reads 6 comments

  9. NHL Free Agency: Why Brad Boyes Is Ideal Choice to Be Islanders Top Line RW

    After the early month acquisition of Brad Boyes to the New York Islanders, the team was given an option of who they should insert to play with John Tavares and Matt Moulson...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about 2 years ago 1,573 reads 15 comments

  10. John Tavares and Travis Hamonic Are the Newest Islanders to Hit Twitter

    Sadly, this is arguably one of the highlights of the Islanders ' offseason thus far; John Tavares has finally made a Twitter account...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about 2 years ago 862 reads 0 comments

  11. New York Islanders: Evgeni Nabokov Joins Islanders That Were Snubbed by NHL

    The New York Islanders continue to get a lack of love from the NHL. Evgeni Nabokov now joins Matt Moulson and John Tavares on the Islanders snub list. Moulson has never been named an NHL All-Star, despite having three 30-plus goal seasons...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 142 reads 9 comments

  12. NHL 2012 Free Agency: 5 Free Agents the Islanders Should Make a Claim For

    It's been a few days since the Islanders have made any moves regarding free agency. So far, they've added Brad Boyes, Matt Carkner, and Eric Boulton to the 2012-13 squad...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 2,045 reads 12 comments

  13. 2012 NHL Free Agents: Why New York Islanders Won't Miss P.A. Parenteau

    In his two seasons with the New York Islanders , P.A. Parenteau left no doubt that he is a talented playmaker, putting up 120 total points, including 82 assists...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 1,313 reads 17 comments

  14. NHL Free Agency 2012: Islanders Bolster Blue Line with Matt Carkner Addition

    The Islanders continue to improve their blue line with the addition of Matt Carkner . According to Arthur Staple on Twitter , Carkner signed a three-year, $4.5 million contract with the team...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 281 reads 1 comments

  15. NHL Free Agency 2012: Islanders Make Good Decision with Brad Boyes Signing

    The New York Islanders have made a decent splash in the free-agency pool on the first day, a rarity for them. The Isles have signed forward Brad Boyes. According to a tweet by Arthur Staple , Boyes was signed to a one year, $1 million deal...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 600 reads 1 comments

  16. NHL Draft 2012: San Jose Sharks Select Tomas Hertl with 17th Overall Pick

    With the 17th pick in the 2012 NHL draft , the San Jose Sharks have selected Tomas Hertl. Hertl is an 18-year-old, 6'2", 198 pound center drafted from the team Slavia Praha in the Czech Extraliga league...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 888 reads 0 comments

  17. NHL Draft 2012: New York Islanders Draft Griffin Reinhart Fourth Overall

    General Manager Garth Snow of the New York Islanders has just drafted Griffin Reinhart with the fourth overall pick...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 1,584 reads 3 comments

  18. New York Islanders: Predicting the 2012-13 Lineup

    This is the first of a few articles I'll be writing to predict what the Islanders lines and defensive pairings will be for the 2012-2013 season. Obviously, these are my thoughts before the NHL Draft and offseason trades...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 3,130 reads 30 comments

  19. NHL Draft 2012: Why the New York Islanders Should Draft Ryan Murray

    The 2012 NHL Draft is less than a week away now. Many fans around the league are eagerly awaiting to see what possible future star their team will select...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 1,875 reads 18 comments

  20. NHL 2012 Draft: Predictions for the Top 5 Spots

    For NHL fans, one of the most exciting parts of the season is right around the corner—the Draft. There's a lot of talent in the draft pool, with names like Nail Yakupov, ...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 1,212 reads 6 comments

  21. Five New York Islanders Who Will Have Bounceback Seasons in 2012-13

    Hockey is a team sport. And while defense and goaltending are very important to a team's success, a balanced offense is vital as well. The saying goes, "Your best players need to be your best players...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 1,629 reads 30 comments

  22. Reasons Why Mets Starting Pitchers Johan Santana and RA Dickey Are a Top Tandem

    Every New York Mets fan knew that Johan Santana and R.A. Dickey are two really good pitchers. But I bet it was hard for them to predict they would be one of the top one-two punches in the league...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 77 reads 0 comments

  23. 7 Moves the New York Islanders Should Make This Offseason

    With the Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils still playing for the Stanley Cup, it's time for the New York Islanders and their fans to start thinking about 2012-13...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 1,804 reads 50 comments

  24. NHL 13 Cover Vote Update: John Tavares Moves on to the Semifinals

    Well Islander nation, we've done good, because John Tavares has triumphed over the top-seeded Pavel Datsyuk of the Red Wings. Now in the semifinals, his next match is stud goaltender Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators, who is the three seed...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 1,458 reads 0 comments

  25. New York Islanders: Is Ryan Strome Ready to Join the Big Club?

    After getting a disappointing season from their veterans' last campaign, the Islanders should finally look to their prospects for next fall. Ryan Strome's name is at the top of the list...

    Michael DeSantis Written by Michael DeSantis about over 2 years ago 1,418 reads 16 comments