Pivnick's Picks 1/5/12

Well, it's a new year and there's a new name to this blog. The name "Link Checks" is no more for it is now being called "Pivnick's Picks". Same rules apply however.

The Islanders are undefeated this year! Well...this calendar year; as in 2012 because they've played one game. Nonetheless, the Islanders are currently riding a three game winning streak and seem to have found their flow.

So lets take a look at the past five days of Islanders hockey around the internet:

From The Checking Line:

MUST SEE: Erol Bal's first post at TCL Isles...and it's a video blog! Erol talks about what's to come in his future video blogs and asks some questions to Islanders fans.

Rob McGowan discusses the Rick DiPietro injury drama and talks about how the Islanders franchise goaltender cannot catch a break.

Mike Flannery introduces you to the 2011-2012 Bridgeport Sound Tigers in his latest post.

From Around The Web:

Islanders Hockey Blog's Christian Arnold talks about how Kyle Okposo and other various NHL players sent their best wishes to paralyzed high school hockey player, Jack Jablonski.

Eric Hornick (nyiskinny.com and Islanders statistician) talks about Matt Moulson how successful he has been on the road so far this season.

Read what Mike Carver of Hockey This Week had to say about the Islanders 4-3 shootout win over the Hurricanes in his postgame recap.

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