Game of the Month 12/29/18: Islanders 4-Maple Leafs 0

The Islanders fans have gotten what they've asked for... a beat down on the Toronto Maple Leafs. It all started in the first period.  Valtteri Filppula scored a highlight reel goal, splitting the Toronto defensemen and flipping the puck over Garret Sparks' shoulder to give the Isles an early 1-0 lead. Then, in the second …

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Game of the Month 12/29/18: New York Islanders @ Toronto Maple Leafs Game Preview

Tonight is a night that all Islanders fans have been waiting for since July 1st.  The Islanders are in Toronto to take on John Tavares and the Toronto Maple Leafs for the first of three meetings between the two teams this season. Both teams played last night and defeated their opponents.  The Maple Leafs were …

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Game of the Month 11/23/18: Islanders @ Devils Game Preview

The Islanders are coming off of two blowout losses, one against the Dallas Stars (6-2) and another against their rival, the New York Rangers (5-0).  Tonight, they look to rebound as they take on a struggling New Jersey Devils who are coming off of a 5-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens. Tonight will be the …

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Game of the Month: Islanders @ Sharks 10/20/18 Game Preview

As we are only six games into the new NHL season, the 3-3-0 New York Islanders are wrapping up their annual California road trip tonight as they take on the San Jose Predators for the second and final time this year... we love you Butch! The last time the two teams met was on Columbus …

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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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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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Drive 4 Five Game of the Month: Flyers vs. Islanders Postgame

The New York Islanders have yet to lose a regulation game at home this season. The Isles went into tonight’s game with a record of 11-7-2, and with a big thanks to John Tavares' mitts, they walked out 12-8-2.  The Islanders now have 26 points and are sitting in 3rd place in the Metropolitan division. …

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

The Flyers are in a stage of mediocrity and no one can truly grasp what stage the Islanders are in (the Isles are currently in the playoffs and the Flyers are not). As a writer for Drive4Five, I have reviewed the Islanders through a microscope, looking for things the common fan would not. Inconsistent goaltending …

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