20 Mar 19

This could be a problem. The injury bug is hitting the Islanders at a difficult time. They lost forwards Valtteri Filppula and Cal Clutterbuck to upper-body injuries during a 5-0 loss to the Bruins on Tuesday night at the Coliseum. Coach Barry Trotz didn’t have any immediate update on either player, but if they lose […]

20 Mar 19

[nesn_embed service=dailymotion src=”https://www.dailymotion.com/embed/video/x74iing?autoPlay=1″ width=”480″ height=”270″] Bruins netminder Tuukka Rask helped lead a shutout against the New York Islanders on Tuesday, stopping all 13 shots that came his way. His final save of the game in particular proved key in helping the Boston keep the Islanders scoreless. Deep in the third period, Islanders winger Leo Komarov […]

20 Mar 19
The Sports Daily

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — As Matt Martin addressed reporters on the other end of the locker room, Robin Lehner sat at his stall and sighed. Further down the room, Leo Komarov had sat with his arms crossed gazing off into the distance. The two symbolized the mood in the Islanders room after Tuesday’s ugly 5-0 loss to […]

20 Mar 19

(Photo Credit: Charles Krupa, Associated Press) By Mike Cratty | Follow me on Twitter @Mike_Cratty Home: New York Islanders Away: Boston Bruins Boston’s Lineup Forwards Marchand – Bergeron – Pastrnak DeBrusk – Krejci – Coyle Heinen – Kuraly – Wagner Nordstrom – Acciari – Backes Defense Chara – McAvoy Clifton – Carlo Moore – Kampfer Goalies Rask Halak […]

19 Mar 19
The Sports Daily

With the season coming down to the wire and the race in the Metropolitan Division tightening every day, the Islanders need their top players to step up. In Washington, Alex Ovechkin has elevated his game to help the Capitals jostle with the Isles for the division lead and in Pittsburgh Sidney Crosby has done the […]

17 Mar 19
The Sports Daily

Minnesota Wild (34-30-8)  76pts  5th in the Central 2.65 Goals For Per Game (28th in the NHL) 2.85 Goals Against Per Game (11th in the NHL) 20.1% Power Play (14th in the NHL) 80.3% Penalty Kill (18th in the NHL) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 24G 32A = 56pts 2. #12 Eric […]

16 Mar 19
Cult of the Urka

Following a brief recent Twitter conversation with Mark Galeotti about our mutual fondness for ‘gore’ (especially when it allows us to highlight important aspects of our work) I decided to take a look at a bandit whose activities I’ve wanted to investigate more for a while now. Mikhail Osipov, known as ‘Stumpy Mishka’ and his […]

15 Mar 19
Monolith Cocktail Blog

Album Review: Andrew C. Kidd Escupemetralla ‘Fe, Esperanza Y Caridad’ (Nøvak) 1st December 2018 Escupemetralla were first brought to my attention by the editor of this digital revue who received a blank CD in the post accompanied by an enigmatic message stating that it will “send Apple computers to sleep”. Fe, Esperanza Y Caridad (Faith, […]