Robin Salo Prospect Report

When thinking of the Islanders distinguished prospects names like Noah Dobson, Oliver Wahlstrom and Kieffer Bellows will more than likely come up. However, Robin Salo is seriously undervalued when talking about the Islanders defensive prospects. The Islanders selected Salo 46th in the 2017 NHL Draft. He appeared in five games in the U-20 World Junior …

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Islanders Pull a Fast One, Go off the Board and Get Their Guy

After what seemed like a millennium of picks, false hopes of trades, and speculation, the Islanders finally were on the clock for the 23rd pick of the 2019 NHL Entry Level Draft. With that pick, they selected Sweedish Foward Simon Holmstrom. Holmstrom, 18, scored 21 points in 22 games with his team HV71. The Swede …

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What’s the Plan For the Islanders Second Line Center?

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 …

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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 …

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With Jeff Skinner Unavailable, Who Can The Islanders Target?

Jeff Skinner is unavailable. It's no secret that the Islanders need to improve their offense. The Isles were 22nd in the NHL in goal scoring during the regular season. The lack of a goal scorer hurt the Islanders on the power-play. At 14.5%, the Isles ranked 29th. Skinner seemed to be the perfect fit for …

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What Can the Islanders Learn from the Blues and Bruins?

It was a tale of two postseasons for the New York Islanders.  After the first round it looked like the Islanders were on their way to the Stanley Cup Finals, and just a round later some were shocked they even made it as far as they did.  If you don't keep winning, you don't keep …

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Will Belmont Park Be Able to Replace the Atmosphere of Nassau Coliseum?

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 …

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Has Barclays Center Been Holding the Islanders Back?

There is absolutely no question fans prefer Nassau Coliseum over Barclays Center. On top of the fact that the Barclays Center is located in Brooklyn and is not easily accessible for the heart of the Islanders fan base in the suburbs on Long Island, the Barclays Center is not meant for hockey. It is meant for …

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