Category Archives: New York Islanders

OFB TV: Christmas for Caps Fans — Hello Again, Patrick Division!

When it comes to the Capitals’ past, there are few voices in our region bearing the vivid fidelity of Baltimore WNST’s Ed Frankovic. Ed worked for the Caps during the glory days when the team nightly battled the likes of … Continue reading

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59 Minutes of Lethargy, 3 Minutes of Exhilaration: Caps 2/ Isles 1 – OT

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Caps Comeback: Caps 3 / Isles 2

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Must-see Saturday Night Puck on Long Island? Yes, for Nordiques’ Fans

I love stories like this: tonight the New York Islanders host the vastly improved but still seriously under-loved at home Atlanta Thrashers. As you might imagine, tickets on eBay for this battle not so royale are fetching something less than … Continue reading

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The Morning After: It Was Sloppy, But It Was A Win

Washington’s win over the Islanders last night was definitely not one of their best from the last few years. If it was not for a soft goal let in by Dwayne Roloson and a Nick Backstrom power play redirection, we all could be talking about a very different game today. Continue reading

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Islanders Blow Lead: Caps 2 / Islanders 1

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Chronicles of the Job Hunt (in Hockey): The Quest for My First Paying Gig

[OFB note: Jess Mikula, stats guru and game summary writer for the Hershey Bears, first chimed in on a file for us a few months back, and maintains her own blog, Thoughts on Goal. She’s a great friend of OFB … Continue reading

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