As we near the NHL Draft and free agency, the Islanders fan base doesn’t have a clear picture of GM Lou Lamoriello’s plan for the short-term future. Most called this season an evaluation year for the Islanders, as no one could have predicted what direction the Islanders were headed 11 months ago. Rather shockingly, the … Continue reading What’s the Plan For the Islanders Second Line Center?
As Islanders fans, we know what it feels like to have our home ripped away. Nassau Coliseum, the birthplace of this franchise and a hockey holyland, was abandoned by the Islanders in favor of Barclays Center in 2015. Although they eventually returned to Nassau, those three seasons in Brooklyn were a dark time for a … Continue reading Will Belmont Park Be Able to Replace the Atmosphere of Nassau Coliseum?
New Jersey and New York have this year’s first and second overall draft picks, respectively. However, this likely means nothing in the short term for the Islanders.
The Islanders are without a doubt having great success this season. They sit atop the Metropolitan Division and by far have the best defense in the NHL. The offense, however, has seen a significant downgrade since last season. As many predicted, scoring has decreased across the board. To remedy this, the Islanders absolutely need to … Continue reading To Improve Offense, Islanders Should Look No Further Than Ottawa
Over half a year after the departure of John Tavares, the Islanders faithful are hoping for a more successful free agency period this coming July. One player who could be up for grabs is Columbus winger Artemi Panarin, whose contract expires at the end of this season. Although many teams desire to sign him if … Continue reading Do the Islanders Have a Shot at Artemi Panarin?