2018-2019 Potential Islanders Award Winners

With only a handful of games remaining in the 2018-2019 season, the National Hockey League (NHL) has started distributing ballots for writers, general managers (GMs), and members of the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) to vote for players who they believe should win awards such as the Hart Memorial Trophy, The Ted Lindsey Trophy, The …

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New York Islanders Future Free Agency Frenzy

The New York Islanders have a big dilemma coming soon. The more time that passes, the more questions and concerns arise, as the Islanders still have eight UFAs heading into the dreaded day of Jul. 1. The group of eight players who do not have contracts headed into the 2019-2020 season are Anders Lee, Jordan Eberle, …

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It’s Now or Never for the New York Islanders

With thirteen games left for the exciting New York Islanders, the Metropolitan Division is still certainly up for grabs. At the same time, the playoffs are not guaranteed just yet. The Islanders are two points away from once again taking the Division lead from the Washington Capitals, but they are also a mere six points from being out …

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Why Casey Cizikas is the Heart and Soul of the Islanders

The New York Islanders fourth line has re-established itself as the “best fourth line in hockey” once again. There was a lot of excitement for the New York Islanders bringing back their once notorious fourth line, but no one expected them or more specifically twenty-eight year old Casey Cizikas to improve this much. Cizikas is …

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Why Andrew Ladd Deserves a Chance to Play on Mat Barzal’s Line

The New York Islanders suffered their first back to back losses this weekend, not including shootouts, since the middle of December. Andrew Ladd is once again healthy and looking to make an impact on the first place New York Islanders, a team that has lacked offensive production as of late. As Mat Barzal’s line continues to struggle, …

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Mathew Barzal’s Incredible All-Star Performance

While most NHL players enjoyed their break by either vacationing or relaxing at home, twenty-one year old Mathew Barzal spent his in San Jose for the 2019 NHL All-Star Game. The Islanders young star appeared in his first ever All-Star game, and was a major contributor in the Metropolitan Division's success. Mathew Barzal competed in …

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The First Look at the Islanders Trade Deadline Options

The New York Islanders are on absolute fire, as they have won thirteen of their last sixteen and impressively defeated the best team in the NHL, the Tampa Bay Lightning. But, despite this recent success, questions are still lurking around the Islanders possibilities for the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline. Certainly, the Islanders will most likely not be …

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Why Josh Ho-Sang is the Islanders “X-Factor”

On December 10th the New York Islanders called up prospect Joshua Ho-Sang from Bridgeport, and so far he has looked solid offensively and defensively in his first few games.  Ho-Sang has been through hell and back with the New York Islanders organization. He's been talked down upon by media, coaches and even upper management through …

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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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