Pivnick's Picks 1/11/12

Since the last edition of Pivnick's Picks, the Isles finished their road trip 1-2. After their shootout win over the Hurricanes, they faced the Ducks (L 4-2) & Coyotes (L 5-1). But alas they returned to the Coliseum and defeated the Red Wings (5-1) to get back on track.

Let's check out the best Islanders related articles from the past week, shall we?

From The Checking Line:

Check out the second edition of "Erol Bal on the Couch". Be sure to write your responses to his questions and ask your own questions to see if they get picked to be answered on episode three!

John Link gives you the Islanders' prospect report in his World Juniors edition and his post game recap of the Islanders 5-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Bridgeport Sound Tigers' correspondent Mike Flannery talks about goaltender Kevin Poulin's recent success streak in his latest article "Poulin Suffering From Rare Disorder". And no, it's not about an injury.

Don't miss Rob McGowan's two featured articles this week:

- "When Will El Nino Strike?" Rob discusses when the 2010 first rounder will make his mark in the lineup.

- "Grabner Needs To Fly Like A G6" Rob talks about the ever so speedy Michael Grabner and the effect he has on this team.

Video Highlights:

Check out the highlights from the Islanders 5-1 romp over the Wings.

From Around The Web:

Check out Dominik of Lighthouse Hockey's post regarding Calvin de Haan's injury, NHL Power Rankings, and David Ullstrom's return from the IR here.

Take a look at Okposo Net's Ken Dick's most recent article about the Islanders first line and how it is in good shape here.

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