Joshua Ho-Sang Deserves a Shot in the Lineup

It was early Sunday morning when Islanders fans got an exciting announcement. It was just announced that Joshua Ho-Sang was on his way up from Bridgeport. Ho-Sang has had his fair share of ups and downs with the Islanders organization. Obviously, everyone remember him showing up late to his first day of camp after being …

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Barclays Center Could Emerge as Poisonous for Islanders

December 1st, 2018. December 1st, 2018 is a day that will live in the history of the New York Islanders forever.  The Islanders, who after 1,329 days away from home, returned to Long Island after spending the last two-plus seasons in Brooklyn. The Coliseum was packed. The arena was sold out, and with a capacity crowd, …

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Islanders Power-Play Is Struggling Once Again

The New York Islanders have some of the most offensively gifted players in the NHL, but still manage to have a power-play that lets down the team on a nightly basis. When the Islanders lost to the Washington Capitals 4-1 on Monday night, it was their missed opportunities that took center stage. The Islanders outplayed …

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Mathew Barzal’s Defensive Improvements Helping Islanders Win Games

Some may think Mathew Barzal was as happy as could be after he propelled the Islanders to a 4-3 OT win against the New Jersey Devils Friday evening. Others, like New York Islanders head coach Barry Trotz, beg to differ. Trotz was asked if he was excited when Barzal was on the ice during overtime, …

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Game of the Month 11/23/18: Islanders @ Devils Game Preview

The Islanders are coming off of two blowout losses, one against the Dallas Stars (6-2) and another against their rival, the New York Rangers (5-0).  Tonight, they look to rebound as they take on a struggling New Jersey Devils who are coming off of a 5-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens. Tonight will be the …

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The Extra Point Is Good: Islanders Defeat the Rangers 7-5

The Rangers haven't won against the Islanders in two years. Let that sink in. The Rangers haven't defeated the Islanders at the Barclays Center ever either. The Rangers have lost their last eight games against the Islanders, and 12 of their last 13. That all came into jeopardy when the Isles hosted the Rangers in …

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Issues from Last Season Beginning to Reappear

After an 8-4-1 start to the season that put the Islanders atop the Metropolitan Division, fans began to make plans for a parade in June. However, the Islanders have returned to reality and are starting to look like the team we saw last year. Now, this is certainly not a surprise. In fact, the biggest …

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