Hockey World Disappointed at Islanders Fans After Tavares’ Return, But Is It Justified?

Last Thursday was an Islanders fan's dream.  Tavares came back to Long Island and he and his team were embarrassed in front of a capacity Coliseum crowd.  It was a great atmosphere from before puck drop.  Fans crowded the Leafs side of the ice and began taunting Tavares during warmups.  His first shift came 18 …

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Sound Tigers Meet and Greet: Season 2, Episode 2 with Matt Lorito and Kyle Burroughs

Welcome back to another edition of the Drive 4 Five Meet & Greet series. This episode we have Matt Lorito and co-captain Kyle Burroughs, who both joined us in the Harbor Club following the 7-3 win over Charlotte. Lorito is in his first season with Bridgeport, while Burroughs is in his fourth. Lorito won a …

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Game of the Month 2/28/19: Toronto Maple Leafs @ New York Islanders Preview

Today is a day that almost every Islanders fan had circled on their calendar.  The day that the man who we thought was our savior, our franchise player, our captain returns to the Nassau Coliseum for his first regular season game since 2015, but in a uniform that Islanders fans never thought they'd ever see …

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Mathew Barzal’s Incredible All-Star Performance

While most NHL players enjoyed their break by either vacationing or relaxing at home, twenty-one year old Mathew Barzal spent his in San Jose for the 2019 NHL All-Star Game. The Islanders young star appeared in his first ever All-Star game, and was a major contributor in the Metropolitan Division's success. Mathew Barzal competed in …

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Game of the Month 1/18/19: New York Islanders @ Washington Capitals Preview

Tonight, Barry Trotz makes his return to Washington, D.C. where he won his first Stanley Cup last year, as the Islanders take on the Capitals at 7:30pm.  Both teams have been very good lately and are sitting in the top-three of the Metropolitan Division. In their last 10 games, the Islanders have a record of 8-2-0 and …

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Islanders Fall 4-3 to the Hurricanes in Heart-Breaking Loss

The New York Islanders fell to the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in their first loss at Nassau Coliseum of the season. Prior to the game, the Islanders loaned Joshua Ho-Sang to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and recalled Valtteri Filppula from the IR. The loss was once again stained by the Islanders lack of an effective power-play, which …

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A Chronicle of Three Arenas: Why the Islanders Will Break Up with Barclays Center

Home. A truly special thing, home is somewhere that one feels comfortable and at peace. But for the New York Islanders, that has been a complicated concept. When William Shea was tasked with bringing a franchise to Long Island, he founded the team that is known and loved across the area today. The supposed lifelong …

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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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