Sound Tigers Eliminated From Playoff Contention

After an up and down season, the Isles’ minor league affiliate Bridgeport Sound Tigers have been officially eliminated from playoff contention after a 4-2 loss to the Providence Bruins. With many of Bridgeport’s best players such as Tanner Fritz, Sebastian Aho, and Christopher Gibson playing in the NHL for an extended period of time, it …

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Drive 4 Five Game of the Month: Islanders at Sabres

The Islanders have not shown up to play defense in a while, allowing over 40+ shots on a regular basis. Although the Islanders have not made it easy on us fans, they still find themselves only one point out of a playoff spot, and just five points out of second place in the division. The …

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Mathew Barzal and Company Must Convince John Tavares to Stay

As Islanders fans anxiously await to hear whether or not beloved captain John Tavares will sign a contract extension, we have constantly heard about all of the factors that may play into this incredibly important decision. We’ve all heard that the move to Belmont will impact his decision in a positive way, but what hasn’t …

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Drive 4 Five Game of the Month: Jets vs. Islanders Pregame

The month of December has been far from pretty for the Islanders, as they have gone a brutal 3-6-1 in the first 10 games. Today, they have a chance to get a much needed win as the Winnipeg Jets come to Brooklyn. The Isles have been solid at home this year, but have started off …

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Andrew Ladd Has Been a Pleasant Surprise This Season

When the Isles signed Andrew Ladd in free agency before last season, everyone expected the best from the former captain of the Winnipeg Jets. However, it turned out that he didn’t score until the thirteenth game of the season. Ladd is known to be a “second-half” player, and ended up scoring 23 goals over the …

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Barzal Has Provided a Much Needed Offensive Spark

Many Isles fans thought that Mathew Barzal would be a nice addition to the lineup this year, but nobody thought he’d be a difference maker just 20 games into the season. So far, Mathew Barzal has 4 goals and 15 assists for a total of 19 points. He has certainly been in the early discussions …

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The Unnecessary Criticism Surrounding Josh Bailey

When most hockey fans hear the name Josh Bailey, they think of your slightly above average second or third line winger. But for some unnecessary and absurd reason, whenever fans of the New York Islanders hear that name, there is so much more to it. Josh Bailey was selected ninth overall by the Islanders in …

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