How Will Andrew Ladd Fit in When He Returns?

After only playing 26 games last season, it is no secret that Islanders fans are growing more and more frustrated with Andrew Ladd. He returned from a lower-body injury last season in late February and found himself back on the injured reserve in a matter of weeks with a torn ACL. It's definitely been a … Continue reading How Will Andrew Ladd Fit in When He Returns?

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John Tavares Returns to Nassau Coliseum Yet Again

The Islanders ex-captain John Tavares and the Toronto Maple Leafs will meet Anders Lee and the Islanders for a huge contest tonight at 7 p.m. at NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Last year, the Islanders started off the season series against the Leafs in Toronto and the last two games were … Continue reading John Tavares Returns to Nassau Coliseum Yet Again

Barry Trotz and Anders Lee Leading Islanders

June 21, 2018. This quite possibly may be the most colossal day in three decades for the New York Islanders organization, as they landed the coach who won the Stanley Cup on two weeks prior in Barry Trotz. In the span of less than two years, Trotz and company have changed the entire look of … Continue reading Barry Trotz and Anders Lee Leading Islanders

Devon Toews Breaking Out This Season

As the 2019-20 NHL season is off and running, New York Islanders defenseman Devon Toews has been one of the major contributors to the team that is currently riding on an 12-game point streak. When talking about the success of the Islanders the obvious names of Barry Trotz, Mathew Barzal and Anders Lee all find … Continue reading Devon Toews Breaking Out This Season

Anders Lee: A Year Into His Captaincy

After longtime captain John Tavares left the Islanders in free agency, a massive hole was left in the Islanders leadership group. Going captainless for a season was an option, but with Tavares gone, the Islanders needed an identity as they looked towards the 2018-19 season. An identity was found when the hard-working, determined Anders Lee … Continue reading Anders Lee: A Year Into His Captaincy

A Tale of Two Goalies… Again!

On July 1, 2019, Islanders fan watched as their fan-favorite goaltender Robin Lehner left the Island and signed with the Chicago Blackhawks. Many Islanders fans were sad to be Lehner go. In just one year with the team, he was a Vezina Trophy finalist, a significant contributor to an Islanders playoff team, and above all, … Continue reading A Tale of Two Goalies… Again!

Josh Bailey: 800 Games Later

Over a decade has passed since Josh Bailey first stepped onto the frigid ice of Nassau Coliseum. Since that day, he has proved to be an integral piece of the Islanders organization, flourishing into a magnificent player who has remained loyal to the Islanders faithful to this day. As Islanders fans celebrated Bailey’s 800th game … Continue reading Josh Bailey: 800 Games Later

Game of the Month 11/7/19: Penguins 4-Islanders 3 Final/OT

3-0 Islanders, heading into the third period.  The Islanders were just 20 minutes away from earning their 11th straight victory, and about to pull off a statement win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.  That's the complete opposite of what ended up happening. All Islanders in the Beginning Casey Cizikas opened up the scoring just 19 seconds … Continue reading Game of the Month 11/7/19: Penguins 4-Islanders 3 Final/OT

Game of the Month 11/7/19: Penguins @ Islanders Game Preview

The red-hot New York Islanders are set to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at Barclays Center. The Isles are seeking their 11th straight win and also to make a statement that the Penguins can't beat Barry Trotz and the Isles.  This is also the first of three meetings in a span of two weeks … Continue reading Game of the Month 11/7/19: Penguins @ Islanders Game Preview

Inside the USPHL PAL Junior Islanders

Development, pride and passion. The USPHL Junior Islanders care about building not just players, but individuals. I sat down with three players from the team and asked them not only how the league works, but how various personalities can come together to create a great product. Evan LaBrash is an 18-year-old from Ontario Canada who … Continue reading Inside the USPHL PAL Junior Islanders