Top 10 Seasons in Islanders History – Part One

The New York Islanders are nearing their 50th anniversary as a franchise in the NHL. The organization has gone through the highest highs to the lowest lows but through it all, the fans have stuck around, emerging as a loyal, passionate group. With the team being as old as it is, many fans are unaware … Continue reading Top 10 Seasons in Islanders History – Part One

Potential Trade Targets for the Islanders

As the summer wanes on, and training camp inches closer, the Islanders still lack what was their Achilles heel last season, scoring. Lou Lamoriello and the front office decided to keep the Islanders roster basically the same from last season, but there is always time for change. When training camp comes around, the salary cap … Continue reading Potential Trade Targets for the Islanders

2019 Offseason: A Bad Dream Compared to a Nightmare

If I asked Islanders fans what they thought of the current state of the team after the 2019 offseason, there would be a general trend towards concern. The Islanders, who were the favorites to land Russian super-star Artermi Panarin, lost out on him to the Rangers. Valtteri Filppula left the team to sign with the … Continue reading 2019 Offseason: A Bad Dream Compared to a Nightmare

Islanders Faithful Disrespected Yet Again

Islanders fans are used to being disrespected and forgotten by the hockey world. From fans mocking the Islanders low attendance numbers to Islanders players being underrated compared to the rest of the NHL, the Islanders are an afterthought. That was reaffirmed today. NBCSN released its schedule for its nationally televised games this year today, and … Continue reading Islanders Faithful Disrespected Yet Again

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

NHL Patterns Dictate the Islanders Need to Add Scoring

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

My Way Too Early Season Predictions

At around this time last season, the Islanders were pronounced dead by almost everybody. They had just lost their franchise player and only made a few small, subtle moves to try to add depth. But the Islanders would go on and over-achieve their way into the second seed in the Metropolitan Division and a second … Continue reading My Way Too Early Season Predictions

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Everyone has heard of the expression take "one step forward, and two steps back" including Lou Lamoriello and the Islanders. But the expression may be more than literary. The 2018-19 season for the Islanders was one that will stick out in recent memory. The team had a remarkable season finishing with 103 points, returned to … Continue reading One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Sky Is the Limit for Devon Toews

The New York Islanders struck gold last season after calling up 25-year old Devon Toews up from the AHL. Toews went on to become one of the most effective players for the New York Islanders right away, as he played a major impact in the team's dominant play in January and throughout the remainder of … Continue reading Sky Is the Limit for Devon Toews