Mike Reilly

NHL Playoffs: Just Not Enough; Isles Comeback Bid Falls Short In Game 3 | 4/25/2024

Toward the end of “A Few Good Men,” Col. Nathan Jessup bellowed out, “You want answers,” and followed it up by answering, “You can’t handle the truth!” The truth tonight at UBS Arena, despite perhaps being the Islanders best effort out of the first three games, they just aren’t good enough, as the New York Islanders were once […]

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Hurricanes celebrate after scoring in game 2

Sinking Island; Hurricanes Storm Back, Beat the Islanders 5-3 | 4/22/2024

Marty McFly once said, “Hey, I’ve seen this one!” That moment happened to everyone, particularly fans of the New York Islanders, who watched game 2 between the Hurricanes and the Islanders, a 5-3 win for Carolina at home in PNC Arena.  Jordan Martinook scored the game-winning goal with 2:06 left in the 3rd period, just […]

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Islanders Hand the Penguins Their Second Straight Loss 5-4 in Overtime 2/20/2024

The New York Islanders visited the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, February 20th. The game went back and forth, the Islanders ended up with a lead until Valtteri Puustinen and Drew O’Connor had scored just 56 seconds apart to tie the game. However, the Penguins unfortunately lost their second straight game in overtime, 5-4. Islanders lineup […]

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Wading into the buyouts for the Sharks

Many big names have seen their contracts bought out this offseason, and as Mike Grier continues to turn over the San Jose Sharks roster, is it possible for the Sharks to add one of these big-name players to a short-term contract where they could look to reestablish their value on a team with plenty of […]

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Boston Bruins Announce Multiple Roster Transactions

Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeney announced a flurry of roster transactions this afternoon, including that the Bruins have extended qualifying offers to the following players. Goaltending:– Michael DiPietro– Kyle Keyser– Jeremy Swayman Forwards:– Jakub Lauko– Trent Frederic– Marc McLaughlin Defense:– Ian Mitchell– Alec Regula– Reilly Walsh Related Article: What Does a Mike Reilly Buyout Look […]

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Tyler Bertuzzi celebrating a goal for the Boston Bruins

Opinion: Boston Should Pass on Bertuzzi

While most of the Boston Bruins fan base seems to have caught the Tyler Bertuzzi fever, the recent cap dump in Taylor Hall has made a future with Bertuzzi more likely. There have been a plethora of reports on who the Bruins would like to retain and whom they’d let walk. Regardless of those reports, […]

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Mike Reilly skating for the Boston Bruins

What Does a Mike Reilly Buyout Look Like?

With the Boston Bruins heading into an offseason of cap troubles, carrying a $4.5m bonus overage from the Bergeron and Krejci contracts will be an anchor holding them back. There is no doubt that Don Sweeney will have to get creative and make some moves this Summer. But not all moves need to be a […]

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First Buyout Window Opens Friday, June 16th

Each year, there’s always a big buyout or two that happens. This year, teams will most likely buy a player out, especially with the cap only going up by $1 million. On CapFriendly, they have a section on their website for popular buyouts. Five of the buyouts on the page are realistic and most likely […]

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Will Bruins Take “Hard Look At Roster” This Time?

At the end of the 2019-20 season, the Boston Bruins management team had an end-of-season media day. During that presser, Team President Cam Neely said, “We will take a hard look at our roster this off-season.” Speculation began to circulate that the Bruins might move away from some of their core members and that a […]

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Is Don Sweeney Done Adding?

The Boston Bruins are the best team in the NHL and have been all season. They quickly jumped out to a hot start and never looked back, as they are now 45-8-5 with 95 points. They have accomplished this success thanks to stellar goaltending by Linus Ullmark and Jeremey Swayman, as well as production up […]

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