Pivnick's Picks 1/20/12

It's been a little over a week since the last edition of Pivnick's Picks. In that week the Isles have gone 3-2. Not too shabby.

Anyway, here's some of the best Islanders related articles from The Checking Line and from around the web.

From The Checking Line:

Rob McGowan

- "It Was A Special Hockey At Nassau Coliseum". Rob talks about Special Hockey Day at the Coliseum and how it has a personal impact on him.

Erol Bal

- "The Couch With Erol Bal". The 3rd edition of Erol Bal's "On The Couch" series continues and he answers your questions and asks some of his own.

John Link

- "Islanders Get Road Win At Washington". John Link gives his thoughts on the Islanders 3-0 over the Washington Capitals.

John Madonia

- "14th Time's The Charm!- Islanders Ground Flyers 4-1". John Madonia discusses the Islanders first win at Philadelphia in 14 tries.

Mike Flannery

- "Sound Tiger Suspected of Theft". Check out Mike Flannery's read on the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and how passing has become a huge part of their game. 

Evan Pivnick (Myself)

- "Isles Shut Down By Preds Defense". I talk about the Islanders 3-1 loss on Martin Luther King, Jr. day to the Nashville Predators.

Highlights of the Week:

- Watch Evgeni Nabokov completely rob Detroit's Val Filppula!

From Around the Web:

- Check out Eric Hornick's "The Skinny". In this post, he talks about the Islanders history with the Philadelphia Flyers.

- Hockey This Week's Tony Stabile discusses the never ending Rick DiPietro saga in his latest article.

- Islanders Hockey Blog's Christian Arnold reports on Islanders' forward John Tavares being selected to the All-Star game.

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