Brian Strait

New York Islanders #37 - Defenseman

  • Born: 01/04/88
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 205

Isles vs. Jackets Matinee: Opposite directions

The New York Islanders hope to teach the playoff-contending Columbus Blue Jackets about the "Rangers Hangover" phenomenon.

[Bits] 6 pack for Wild, Hangover for Isles

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Include recaps of Tuesday's disaster against Minnesota, Matt Moulson's revenge on his old team and Thomas Vanek's eruption in Montreal.

[Bits] Vanek Bonds, Cable Conundrum, Mascot Attack

NHL news for New York Islanders fans. Thomas Vanek bonds with his new teammates, the Islanders and NHLPA argue over their cable bill and a beloved mascot gets abused.

Analytics and the Hamonic-MacDonald Split, Take II

Though fans traditionally see Andrew MacDonald and Travis Hamonic as a strong "shutdown" pair, that may be by default and assumption rather than actual evidence.

[Bits] Isles Open Preseason Tonight. Twice.

All the news and lovely readings to get you ready for live hot preseason action.

Bye Captain: Islanders trade Mark Streit to Flyers

The Islanders have traded pending UFA captain Mark Streit to Philadelphia for a fourth round pick in 2014 and prospect Shane Harper.

Coliseum hates Crosby; Isles, Pens tied 1-1

Nassau Coliseum is where Sidney Crosby scores goals and takes pucks to the head.

Isles-Pens Game 3 a.m. bits: Coliseum time

It's been six seasons since Nassau Coliseum hosted playoff games. It's time for the noisy old barn to strut its best again.

Isles Bits: Matt Martin, genetic freak

In which we surf for Isles coverage, and learn Matt Martin is "a genetic freak."

Bits: Flyers Post-mortem; Strait out 6-8 weeks

The Islanders pick up the pieces after a disaster at home, playing tonight in Ottawa without Brian Strait, who is out with a broken ankle.

Recap: Islanders blown out at home by Flyers

The New York Islanders barely showed up in a 7-0 home shutout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

Turning Point Analysis: Grabner's breakaway

A look at how Michael Grabner created the shorthanded breakaway that could have turned the game, and how Johan Hedberg denied him.

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