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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Barry Trotz’s Immense Impact on the Islanders

Just after three games of Islanders hockey this season, it is already apparent that the Islanders look like a new team. They not only have a new identity, they have a new system and new faces in leadership roles. Penalty Kill Last year, the Islanders finished with one of the worst penalty kill records in …

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Where Does Andrew Ladd Fit in The Islander Lineup

The New York Islanders start their first long road trip of the season on Saturday, and there will be a familiar face back in the dressing room. Andrew Ladd had missed the first three games of the season due to injury and took regular lines rushes in practice on Tuesday with Leo Komarov and Tom …

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Islanders Players Have Moved on From John Tavares

In a recent article on Sportsnet, Elliotte Friedman detailed the specific timeline of John Tavares' decision to leave the New York Islanders this summer in free agency. Throughout the process, it was clear Tavares' teammates had his backs during what was a rollercoaster for the entire franchise. The season presented many hurdles for the former …

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Anders Lee Named 15th Captain in Islanders History

Hours prior to the season opener against the Carolina Hurricanes, head coach Barry Trotz had some special news for Anders Lee. In the middle of a team meeting, Trotz told Lee, and the rest of the team, that he would serve as the 15th captain in franchise history. The team's previous captain, who shall remain …

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