On the Islanders Beat: Less Fun More Wins

Islanders coach Ted Nolan has protested on more than one occasion this season that no one should think one of his teams would play the trap, the slowdown game perfected over the years by the Devils. But it’s obvious now that the Islanders’ first commitment must be to the defensive end no matter how much they struggle to put the puck in the net.

That style of game is a marketer’s nightmare and certainly is less entertaining than last season’s aggressive forechecking approach.

Guess I’m not the only one who feels this way.

On the Islanders Beat

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