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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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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