Posts Tagged ‘ New York Islanders ’

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Probably not a good sign for the Olympic village in Rio

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) The 30: 4 teams needing pitching
3) Sleep soundly sweet Prince
4) Who will shape the trade deadline

Second Quarter: NBA Offseason

1) NBA Free Agency Tracker
2) Lue extension
3) Who should get the ASG?
4) MJ is troubled

Third Quarter: NHL Offseason

1) NHL Free Agency  Tracker
2) Straight outta Brooklyn
3) Mets and Islanders partnership?
4) Storylines!

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) Title time?
2) The village
3) Ranking expansion teams
4) Must follow protocol?

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2016 Posts: 141

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


The Capitals eliminated the Islanders last night in game seven

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Love out
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Islanders close season and arena

Second Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Orioles COO on the situation in Baltimore
3) Jonah Keri the 30 for 4/27
4) Jeff Passan 10 degrees 4/27

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Ok Roger!
2) Shane Ray is sorry
3) Safest picks for the upcoming draft?
4) A seven round mock draft!

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) Ravens and Orioles doing the smart thing considering what’s going on in their city
2) The Chargers leaving the city would be disappointing says this author
3) Another UFC fighter in trouble
4) ESPN shows a video game competition

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2015 Posts: 84

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

James Shields is the last big name free agent left on the market.
Where will James Shields land?

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Vegas showcase?
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Islanders enter break into first place

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Men’s/Women’s scoreboards
2) Nightcourt
3) BIG EAST continues to show their depth
4) Joey Brackets

Third Quarter: NFL

1) New controversy for New England
2) How did Seattle come back?
3) NFC wrap-up
4) Early betting line is close

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) The great one helping Dustin Johnson
2) Where will Shields land?
3) NEW NHL tech!
4) Hot Stove tracker

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2015 Posts: 12

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Hope you had a great holiday!

The Fisherman is back for one night. (New York Islanders)
The Islanders are bringing this back for one night only!

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) ESPN Friday DH: Bulls (25-11) @ Wizards (24-11) 7 pm/Cavaliers (19-17) @ Warriors (28-5) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) 4Q Game of the Night: Islanders (26-13-1, 53 pts) @ Devils (15-21-7, 37 pts), 6 pm

Second Quarter: College Football

1) FCS National Championship/Frisco, TX (Saturday): North Dakota State (14-1) v. Illinois State (13-1), Noon/ESPN2
2) Both teams arrive in Arlington for the CFP Playoff Championship on Monday night
3) College Football Hall of Fame announced the class of 2015 today
4) All-Stare games are next weekend

Third Quarter: NFL Divisional Round

Saturday, January 10
1) AFC: Ravens (10-6) v. Patriots (12-4), 3:35 pm/NBC
2) NFC: Panthers (7-8-1) v. Seahawks (12-4), 7:15 pm/FOX
Sunday, January 11
3) NFC: Cowboys (12-4) v. Packers (12-4), 12:05 pm/FOX
4) AFC: Colts (11-5) v. Broncos (12-4), 3:40 pm/CBS

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) HOT STOVE tracker
2) UAB reexamining numbers used to ax football
3) 2015 NFL HOF finalist announced, (CFB HOF)
4) It’s back!

See you on Monday and enjoy your weekend! Thanks for reading Four Quarters! Follow me on twitter @MikeVmos

2015 Posts: 5

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week

The grounds crew works field after heavy rasoaked Wrigley Field during fifth inning baseball game between San Francisco Giants Chicago
Embarrassing. Photo by Jeff Haynes/AP

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Toronto Blue Jays (64-62) @ Milwaukee Brewers (71-55), 1:10 pm
3) Atlanta Braves (66-60) @ Pittsburgh Pirates (64-62), 6:05 pm
4) Detroit Tigers (67-56) @ Tampa Bay Rays (61-64), 6:10 pm

Second Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) Three more days until Andrew Wiggins can be moved
2) NBA tracker
3) NHL tracker
4) The Islanders will have some new members of ownership

Third Quarter: MLS

1) MLS scoreboard
2) Supporters Shield standings: Sporting Kansas City/Real Salt Lake 42 pts, Seattle Sounders 41 pts, D.C. United 40 pts
3) Top 5 East: 1. SKC 42 pts 2. D.C. 40 pts 3. Toronto FC 32 pts 4. Columbus Crew 30 pts 5. New York Red Bulls 28 pts
4) Top 5 West: 1. RSL 42 pts 2. Seattle Sounders FC 41 pts 3. FC Dallas 39 pts 4. LA Galaxy 34 pts 5. Vancouver Whitecaps 33 pts

Fourth Quarter:  Midweek Links

1) Makes St. Louis groundcrew last summer against Kansas City look awesome with how Chicago f’d up last night
2) Suns trading Bledsoe?
3) Cleveland you brought this upon yourselves
4) Bill Simmons visits the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention

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2014 Posts: 151

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week


Yep … Super Bowl media day. Photo by Mark Bonifacio/New York Daily News

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) ESPN Wednesday Night DH Game 1: Oklahoma City Thunder (36-10) @ Miami Heat (32-12), 6 pm
3) ESPN Wednesday Night DH Game 2: Chicago Bulls (22-22) @ San Antonio Spurs (33-12), 8:30 pm
4) Houston Rockets (30-17) @ Dallas Mavericks (26-20), 7:30 pm

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Stadium Series New York (Yankee Stadium): New York Rangers (28-23-3, 59 pts) v. New York Islanders (21-26-8, 50 pts), 6:30 pm/NBCSN
3) San Jose Sharks (34-13-6, 74 pts) @ Edmonton Oilers (17-32-6, 40 pts), 8:30 pm
4) Chicago Blackhawks (32-10-13, 77 pts) @ Vancouver Canucks (27-18-9, 63 pts), 9:30 pm

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1) Men’s and Women’s scoreboard
2) 1 Arizona Wildcats (20-0, 7-0 PAC-12) @ Stanford Cardinal (13-6, 4-3 PAC-12), 8 pm/ESPN2
3) 16 Iowa State Cyclones (15-3, 3-3 Big XII) @ 6 Kansas Jayhawks (15-4, 6-0 Big XII), 8 pm/ESPNU
4) Arizona State Sun Devils (15-5, 4-3 PAC-12) @ California Golden Bears (14-6, 5-2 PAC-12), 10 pm/ESPNU

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) Media Day – Denver and Seattle
2) Infographic on Russell Wilson
3) Doug McDermott drops 39 points on the Johnnies
4) I know another Omaha article/video

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2014 Posts: 22

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Doug McDermott had another game winning shot this time beating St. John’s 63-60 in Omaha. Photo by Mike Spomer

2013 NHL Predictions Sure to go Wrong


Will Chicago make it three Stanley Cup championships in four seasons? Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Tonight the 2013-14 NHL season begins with the Chicago Blackhawks raising another banner (second in three seasons) and trying to defend their title. As per the start of a season I like to throw out predictions that likely will be wrong and make public for people to remind me later.

* = Playoff Team

Eastern Conference –

Atlantic Division: 1 Boston Bruins* 2 Detroit Red Wings* 3 Ottawa Senators* 4 Montreal Canadians* 5 Toronto Maple Leafs* 6 Florida Panthers 7 Tampa Bay Lightning 8 Buffalo Sabres

Metropolitan Division: 1 Philadelphia Flyers* 2 Pittsburgh Penguins* 3 New York Rangers* 4 Washington Capitals 5 Carolina Hurricanes 6 New Jersey Devils 7 New York Islanders 8 Columbus Blue Jackets

Western Conference –

Central: 1 Chicago Blackhawks* 2 Minnesota Wild* 3 St. Louis Blues* 4 Nashville Predators* 5 Winnipeg Jets* 6 Dallas Stars 7 Colorado Avalanche

Pacific Division: 1 Los Angeles Kings* 2 Anaheim Ducks* 3 San Jose Sharks* 4 Phoenix Coyotes 5 Edmonton Oilers 6 Vancouver Canucks 7 Calgary Flames

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Eastern Conference Playoffs –

First Round: 1 Boston Bruins over 8 Toronto Maple Leafs, 2 Philadelphia Flyers over 7 New York Rangers, 3 Detroit Red Wings over 6 Montreal Canadians, 4 Ottawa Senators over 5 Pittsburgh Penguins

Second Round: 1 Boston Bruins over 4 Ottawa Senators, 3 Detroit Red Wings over Philadelphia Flyers

Conference Finals: 1 Boston Bruins over 3 Detroit Red Wings

Western Conference Playoffs –

First Round: 1 Chicago Blackhawks over 8 Winnipeg Jets, 2 Los Angeles Kings over 7 Nashville Predators, 3 Anaheim Ducks over 6 St. Louis Blues, 5 San Jose Sharks over 4 Minnesota Wild

Second Round: 1 Chicago Blackhawks over 5 San Jose Sharks, 3 Anaheim Ducks over 2 Los Angeles Kings

Conference Finals: 1 Chicago Blackhawks over 3 Anaheim Ducks

Stanley Cup Finals –

Boston Bruins over Chicago Blackhawks in seven games

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2013 Posts: 229

2013 Stanley Cup Playoff Results: 1st Round

After each round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs I’ll keep you up to date on how things turned out, with the completion of the opening round last night here you go.


Boston moved on in seven games and will play original six rival New York in the next round. Photo by Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Eastern Conference – First Round

1 Pittsburgh Penguins v. 8 New York Islanders
Game 1 (May 1): Islanders 0 @ Penguins 5, PIT 1-0
Game 2 (May 3): Islanders 4 @ Penguins 3, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 5): Penguins 5 @ Islanders 4 F/OT, PIT 2-1
Game 4 (May 7): Penguins 4 @ Islanders 6, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 9): Islanders 0 @ Penguins 4, PIT 3-2
Game 6 (May 11): Penguins 4 @ Islanders 3 F/OT, PIT 4-2 – Win Series

2 Montreal Canadians v. 7 Ottawa Senators
Game 1 (May 2): Senators 4 @ Canadians 2, OTT 1-0
Game 2 (May 3): Senators 1 @ Canadians 3, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 5): Canadians 1 @ Senators 6, OTT 2-1
Game 4 (May 7): Canadians 2 @ Senators 3 F/OT, OTT 3-1
Game 5 (May 9): Senators 6 @ Canadians 1, OTT 4-1 – Win Series

3 Washington Capitals v. 6 New York Rangers
Game 1 (May 2): Rangers 1 @ Capitals 3, WSH 1-0
Game 2 (May 4): Rangers 0 @ Capitals 1 F/OT, WSH 2-0
Game 3 (May 6): Capitals 3 @ Rangers 4, WSH 2-1
Game 4 (May 8): Capitals 3 @ Rangers 4, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 10): Rangers 1 @ Capitals 2 F/OT, WSH 3-2
Game 6 (May 12): Capitals 0 @ Rangers 1, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (May 13): Rangers 5 @ Capitals 0, NYR 4-3 – Win Series

4 Boston Bruins v. 5 Toronto Maple Leafs
Game 1 (May 1): Maple Leafs 1 @ Bruins 4, BOS 1-0
Game 2 (May 4): Maple Leafs 4 @ Bruins 2, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 6): Bruins 5 @ Maple Leafs 2, BOS 2-1
Game 4 (May 8): Bruins 4 @ Maple Leafs 3 F/OT, BOS 3-1
Game 5 (May 10): Maple Leafs 2 @ Bruins 1, BOS 3-2
Game 6 (May 12): Bruins 1 @ Maple Leafs 2, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (May 13): Maple Leafs 4 @ Bruins 5 F/OT, BOS 4-3 – Win Series

Western Conference – First Round

1 Chicago Blackhawks v. 8 Minnesota Wild
Game 1 (April 30): Wild 1 @ Blackhawks 2 F/OT, CHI 1-0
Game 2 (May 3): Wild 2 @ Blackhawks 5, CHI 2-0
Game 3 (May 5): Blackhawks 2 @ Wild 3 F/OT, CHI 2-1
Game 4 (May 7): Blackhawks 3 @ Wild 0, CHI 3-1
Game 5 (May 9): Wild 1 @ Blackhawks 5, CHI 4-1 – Win Series

2 Anaheim Ducks v. 7 Detroit Red Wings
Game 1 (April 30): Red Wings 1 @ Ducks 3, ANA 1-0
Game 2 (May 2): Red Wings 5 @ Ducks 4 F/OT, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 4): Ducks 4 @ Red Wings 0, ANA 2-1
Game 4 (May 6): Ducks 2 @ Red Wings 3 F/OT, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 8): Red Wings 2 @ Ducks 3 F/OT, ANA 3-2
Game 6 (May 10): Ducks 3 @ Red Wings 4 F/OT, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (May 12): Red Wings 3 @ Ducks 2, DET 4-2 – Win Series

3 Vancouver Canucks v. 6 San Jose Sharks
Game 1 (May 1): Sharks 3 @ Canucks 1, SJS 1-0
Game 2 (May 3): Sharks 3 @ Canucks 2 F/OT, SJS 2-0
Game 3 (May 5): Canucks 2 @ Sharks 5, SJS 3-0
Game 4 (May 7): Canucks 3 @ Sharks 4 F/OT, SJS 4-0 – Win Series

4 St. Louis Blues v. 5 Los Angeles Kings
Game 1 (April 30): Kings 1 @ Blues 2 F/OT, STL 1-0
Game 2 (May 2): Kings 1 @ Blues 2, STL 2-0
Game 3 (May 4): Blues 0 @ Kings 1, STL 2-1
Game 4 (May 6): Blues 3 @ Kings 4, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 8): Kings 3 @ Blues 2 F/OT, LAK 3-2
Game 6 (May 10): Blues 1 @ Kings 2, LAK 4-2 – Win Series

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2013 Posts: 133

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you


Oh Heat fans. Photo by the AP

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) New York Yankees (19-13)/CC Sabathia (4-3, 3.31) @ Colorado Rockies (19-14)/J. Francis (1-2, 7.27), 2:10 pm
3) Detroit Tigers (19-12)/D. Fister (4-0, 2.48) @ Washington Nationals (18-15)/D. Haren (3-3, 5.01), 3:05 pm
4) Kansas City Royals (17-13)/J. Guthrie (4-0, 2.40) @ Baltimore Orioles (21-13)/F. Garcia (0-0, 2.70), 6:05 pm

Second Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) No games on Thursday night which yes is odd
3) All four series are tied at 1-1
4) Last night the Heat and Warriors won

Third Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) New York Islanders @ Pittsburgh Penguins, 6 pm/NBC Sports Network – Series Tied 2-2
3) Ottawa Senators @ Montreal Canadians, 6 pm/CNBC – OTT 3-1
4) Minnesota Wild @ Chicago Blackhawks, 8:30 pm/NBC Sports Network – CHI 3-1

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) Grantland.com – The Tim Brando Variety show
2) YahooSports.com – Yahoo Sports Minute with Elisha Cuthbert
3) YouTube.com – NHL ’14 cover vote and Mike Fisher has a message
4) SB Nation.com – The now famous or infamous Miami Heat fan, oh and check out her background 

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2013 Posts: 129

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Which NBA Playoff game six are you watching tonight? Photo from NBA.com

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) New York Knicks @ Boston Celtics, 6 pm/ESPN – NYK 3-2
3) Indiana Pacers @ Atlanta Hawks, 6 pm/ESPN2 – IND 3-2
4) Oklahoma City Thunder @ Houston Rockets, 8:30 pm/ESPN – OKC 3-2
5) Los Angeles Clippers @ Memphis Grizzlies, 8:30 pm/ESPN2 – MEM 3-2

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) New York Islanders @ Pittsburgh Penguins, 6 pm/NBC Sports Network – PIT 1-0
3) Ottawa Senators @ Montreal Canadians, 6 pm/CNBC – OTT 1-0
4) Minnesota Wild @ Chicago Blackhawks, 8:30 pm/NBC Sports Network – CHI 1-0
5) San Jose Sharks @ Vancouver Canucks, 9 pm/CNBC – SJS 1-0

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) 4Q MLB Series of the Weekend: Los Angeles Dodgers (13-14)/C. Kershaw (3-2, 1.73) @ San Francisco Giants (16-12)/B. Zito (3-1, 3.29), 9:15 pm
3) Oakland Athletics (16-13)/A.J. Griffin (2-2, 4.65) @ New York Yankees (17-10)/CC Sabathia (4-2, 3.35), 6:05 pm
4) Boston Red Sox (20-8)/F. Doubront (3-0, 4.24) @ Texas Rangers (17-11)/D. Holland (1-2, 3.38), 7:05 pm

Fourth Quarter: College Baseball (All Rankings from National Collegiate Baseball Writers Poll)

1) D1baseball.com scoreboard
2) 4Q College Baseball Series of the Weekend: 1 Vanderbilt Commodores 39-6, 19-2 SEC) @ 9 South Carolina Gamecocks (33-12, 13-8 SEC)
3) Long Beach State 49ers (21-21, 9-6 Big West) @ 3 Cal State Fullerton Titans (36-7, 12-3 Big West)
4) 17 Indiana Hoosiers (34-8, 11-4 B1G) @ Nebraska Cornhuskers (20-23, 11-4 B1G)

See you on Monday and enjoy your weekend! Thanks for reading Four Quarters! Follow me on twitter @MikeVmos

2013 Posts: 125