The NHL Trade Deadline was accurately named for 2017, it was fairly dead. If you looked at the fan base of the New York Islanders, you would think that GM Garth Snow was dead as well seeing that he politely abstained from making a deal of any kind today. The Internet melted.
What? There hasn’t been an announcement yet? Man…
What, you can’t stand the heat? Don’t take it. Or do. Your (bad) choice.
There weren’t any assets us use. There wasn’t any sense of urgency to deal.
Garth Snow, poker star.
If you need to consult a doctor due to Vanek-Induced Hypertension, here’s a list to make it worse.
You look for greatness wherever you can. The 9th round of the 1989 NHL Entry Draft, perhaps. And maybe, just maybe, your seven game legacy will cement you in the annals of time itself.
This post originally ran on Islanders Insight’s Fan Retrospective, click here for the full article.
At 13 years old the world is a place that isn’t defined. One day you discover music that isn’t for “kids” and then next day you say it’s behind you. Thought the only sport in life was baseball? Too bad, now you’ve found soccer and life is ret-conned into completeness. I was a 13 year old Quebec Nordiques fan. Look how that turned out.
Jeff Halpern isn’t a rarity. “Local kid grows up to play for hometown club” headlines pop up every day…in Toronto, New York, Edmonton. But Washington, DC is not them. Who joins Halpern as DC’s all stars?