NY Islanders Defenseman Travis Hamonic. (Brandon Titus/ Inside Hockey)

Isles Fall Flat In Loss to Leafs

NY Islanders John Tavares takes the ice. (Brandon Titus/Inside Hockey) The New York Islanders played their worst game of the young season in a frustrating 5-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs Tuesday night a...

Isles Trade for Key Defensive Help

  You have to give New York Islanders’ GM Garth Snow credit. Since the end of last season, Isles’ fans and hockey experts have been screaming for Snow to improve his team’s defense. Now, less than a wee...

Leonsis, Niskanen make case for Orpik

The weekend before NHL Free Agency began, 33-year-old defenseman Brooks Oprik paid a visit to Washington. He spent hours with the Capitals coaches and staff, met General Manager Brian MacLellan, and finally sat...