Feelings of Heartbreak, Agony and Defeat Recirculate on July 1

A year ago, the Islanders lost John Tavares. This afternoon, the Islanders missed out on Artemi Panarin. Failure is a feeling Islanders fans know quite well, but today's news provoked was a unique feeling like no other. A farce was fallen for, and the Islanders will be left scrambling with nothing to fall back upon. …

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Game of the Month in Review: John Tavares Returns

For the entire season, I picked a game that I thought would be the best game of the month.  In those games, the Islanders went 6-1-0 against teams like the Maple Leafs (2x), Devils, Capitals, Blue Jackets, Sharks and Penguins. Let's take a trip down memory lane and review the game of the season. Out …

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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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Sound Tigers Playoff Review: A Rollercoaster Of A Season Ends in Defeat

The Sound Tigers rode a rollercoaster this postseason. After the emotion of Game 1 when Kieffer Bellows riffled a shot past Ilya Samsonov in the second overtime, things looked bleak for the Sound Tigers after dropping Games 2 and 3. Game 4 came around and Stephen Gionta was able to open up the scoring, but …

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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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Islanders Have to Deal With Adversity for First Time in Postseason

After winning four straight games to sweep the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Islanders find themselves in a situation they haven't been in so far these playoffs.  The Isles are in a 1-0 series deficit and are looking to tie it on home ice Sunday.  Sure, the playoffs are young, and the Islanders have been through adversity …

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Season Recap: Islanders Vs. Hurricanes

Both the New York Islanders and Carolina Hurricanes were looked at as “underdogs” in their respective series'. The Islanders swept the notorious Pittsburgh Penguins and the Hurricanes defeated the reining champion Washington Capitals in seven games. The Islanders will have home ice in this series, which will be played in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. …

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Sound Tigers vs Hershey Bears Series Preview

For the first time since 2016, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers are headed to the Calder Cup Playoffs. It will be the third time that the club heads to the playoffs under Brent Thompson and the ninth time in 18 years. The Sound Tigers will open the playoffs in the first round against the Hershey Bears. …

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Game of the Month 4/10/19: Game 1 Pittsburgh Penguins @ New York Islanders Preview

We are just hours away from game one of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals as the Islanders get set to host the Penguins for a best of seven series. It is the first time since 1988 that the Islanders clinched home-ice advantage for the first round of the playoffs. Also, within the past 13 years, the …

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2019 Bridgeport Sound Tigers Booster Club Awards Dinner Recap

I had the chance to go to Monroe, CT at Whitney Farms to be apart of the Sound Tigers Booster Club Awards Dinner. Many of the team's staff and players were at this event. I will recap the dinner from my view and go over the winners of each award. The event returned to Whitney …

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