Islanders Should Go Nowhere Near Kevin Shattenkirk

After the New York Rangers made the not-so-surprising decision to buy out the final two years on defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk's four-year, $26.6 million contract, the New York Islanders were brought up as a potential landing spot, should the aging defenseman prefer to stay local. While Shattenkirk was once a top defender in the NHL, he … Continue reading Islanders Should Go Nowhere Near Kevin Shattenkirk

Expect Lamoriello to be Very Active During the NHL Draft

The NHL Draft is set to get underway with the first round on Thursday night, beginning at 8pm ET. The Islanders currently hold the 23rd overall pick in the first round. While there is a possibility that the Islanders stay put with it and make the pick, there is also a possibility that Lou Lamoriello … Continue reading Expect Lamoriello to be Very Active During the NHL Draft

Series Preview: Islanders Vs. Hurricanes

After sweeping the Penguins in the first round, it will be ten days since the Islanders last played when they take the ice for Game 1 against the Hurricanes on Friday night. The Isles have spent a significant amount of time practicing and getting healthy over this long break and will look to get their … Continue reading Series Preview: Islanders Vs. Hurricanes

Series Preview: Islanders Vs. Penguins

The Islanders are back in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2016. We're all excited to kick things off on Wednesday night, but while we wait for the Coliseum to explode, let's take a look at the matchup between the Isles and Penguins. Offense: Isles:┬áThe Islanders have been inconsistent on offense this … Continue reading Series Preview: Islanders Vs. Penguins

Isles Power-Play Must be More Consistent

It is no secret to Isles fans that the Power-Play has been sub-par so far this season. Whether it be missed passes, lost faceoffs, or careless errors, it seems like things always go wrong. Many fans have been frustrated with Power-Play coach Scott Gomez, but at the end of the day he's not on the … Continue reading Isles Power-Play Must be More Consistent

Joshua Ho-Sang Deserves a Shot in the Lineup

It was early Sunday morning when Islanders fans got an exciting announcement. It was just announced that Joshua Ho-Sang was on his way up from Bridgeport. Ho-Sang has had his fair share of ups and downs with the Islanders organization. Obviously, everyone remember him showing up late to his first day of camp after being … Continue reading Joshua Ho-Sang Deserves a Shot in the Lineup

Issues from Last Season Beginning to Reappear

After an 8-4-1 start to the season that put the Islanders atop the Metropolitan Division, fans began to make plans for a parade in June. However, the Islanders have returned to reality and are starting to look like the team we saw last year. Now, this is certainly not a surprise. In fact, the biggest … Continue reading Issues from Last Season Beginning to Reappear

Anders Lee Named 15th Captain in Islanders History

Hours prior to the season opener against the Carolina Hurricanes, head coach Barry Trotz had some special news for Anders Lee. In the middle of a team meeting, Trotz told Lee, and the rest of the team, that he would serve as the 15th captain in franchise history. The team's previous captain, who shall remain … Continue reading Anders Lee Named 15th Captain in Islanders History

The Islanders Must Make a Decision on Eberle and Lee Before the Trade Deadline to Avoid Another July 1st Nightmare

It's no secret to Islanders fans that what happened to the team this past July 1st when franchise player John Tavares walked away for nothing to fulfill a "childhood dream" can never happen again. It's also no secret to Islanders fans that Anders Lee and Jordan Eberle will both be UFAs this summer. The difference … Continue reading The Islanders Must Make a Decision on Eberle and Lee Before the Trade Deadline to Avoid Another July 1st Nightmare