Where Does Andrew Ladd Fit in The Islander Lineup

The New York Islanders start their first long road trip of the season on Saturday, and there will be a familiar face back in the dressing room. Andrew Ladd had missed the first three games of the season due to injury and took regular lines rushes in practice on Tuesday with Leo Komarov and Tom …

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Expectations for the 2018-2019 New York Islanders

Once again, things have changed for the New York Islanders. New coach, new management, new players, a bizarre arena situation, and no captain. With all these changes comes doubt, but also some optimism. Do fans have high expectations for this team? To answer this question, here is what you, the fans, should expect this season. …

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Nikolay Kulemin’s Loss is Bigger Than You Think

The Islanders lost forward Nikolay Kulemin for the season, back on November 7th. In 13 games this season, he recorded just one goal and two assists, and had an even +/-. Many fans have stated that the Islanders don't even need him in the lineup, because they just look at the offensive stats. But that …

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Scott Mayfield Has Proven He Is An Everyday, NHL Defenseman

During the expansion draft, the New York Islanders protected five defensmen, including Ryan Pulock, and Adam Pelech. Many thought that these two were protected so that they could take big roles in the NHL this season. While Pelech has played every game this season, Ryan Pulock has not. His successor? Scott Mayfield. Coming into this …

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