Home / Daniel Friedman

Daniel Friedman

The Trickle Down Effect: Why Islanders’ Defensive Woes Aren’t Depth-Related

January was a great month for the Dow and S&P 500. For the Islanders, however, it was a continuation of their downward spiral, even with the team’s announced return (sort of) to Nassau Coliseum while the new digs in Belmont are constructed. They won five games and lost eight, seven ...

Read More »

Islanders’ Recent Struggles Emblematic of a Bar Set Too Low

If you’ve watched the Islanders play over the past little while, you haven’t liked what you’ve seen. The team appears to have taken a nosedive, surrendering buckets of goals every night and losing ground to their divisional foes. Of even greater concern is miracle worker John Tavares’ future, and whether ...

Read More »

Ryan Pulock Was a Healthy Scratch Again, and That’s Okay

The Islanders engaged in a hard-fought skirmish with the Buffalo Sabres last night, an overtime win courtesy of Josh Bailey’s sublime assisting skills and a gorgeous goal by Mat Barzal. Ryan Pulock wasn’t part it. That his view of the game was from above ice level has seemingly usurped anything ...

Read More »