If you had asked me a year ago if the Islanders should pursue Patrik Laine, I would have said no. I would have argued the best course of action for the Islanders would be to develop talent within their system and continue to build through the draft. However, a lot has changed in the NHL … Continue reading NHL Patterns Dictate the Islanders Need to Add Scoring
It is time. July 1 is here. The NHL has its eyes set on where free agent Artemi Panarin will land. The leading teams that are in the mix seem to be the Florida Panthers, New York Rangers, and New York Islanders, with the Islanders actually emerging as the favorite. But could Panarin's decision on … Continue reading Artemi Panarin’s Free Agency Decision Has Enormous Implications
Every year, each NHL team looks to improve upon the progress made during their previous season. For the Islanders, the postseason is expected in the 2019-20 season and the team will look to move past the second round. However, the road to the playoffs next season will not be a cakewalk. The Eastern Conference next … Continue reading Breaking Down the Eastern Conference Next Season
There is absolutely no question fans prefer Nassau Coliseum over Barclays Center. On top of the fact that the Barclays Center is located in Brooklyn and is not easily accessible for the heart of the Islanders fan base in the suburbs on Long Island, the Barclays Center is not meant for hockey. It is meant for … Continue reading Has Barclays Center Been Holding the Islanders Back?
With the Islanders officially eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs, the collective feeling by fans is one of disappointment, but at the same time they cannot help but be proud of what their team accomplished this season. It’s no secret that the Islanders defied the odds. The prediction of the Islanders being the laughing stock … Continue reading Islanders Must Learn From Past Mistakes
When the New York Islanders decided to stay quiet at the trade deadline and not make any moves, a lot of people were quick to criticize. An alarming concern for most fans was that the Islanders did not have a “goal-scorer” and many believed the team did not have the offensive capability to continue their … Continue reading Islanders Decision to Stay Quiet at the Trade Deadline Put in Perspective
With a defeat Tuesday night, the Carolina Hurricanes have pushed the New York Islanders to the brink of elimination, taking a three games to none series lead. While the rest of the NHL watches on, it is clear that no one believes in the Islanders and it is widely believed that Friday will be the … Continue reading Down But Not Out: Islanders Look to Rally from 3-0 Series Hole