The Rise and Fall of Islanders Goalie Rick Dipietro

Rick Dipietro has perhaps the saddest story in the NHL. In just four short years after the fraudulent purchase of the Islanders by John Spano, Islander fans were not ready for the newest saga of pain and suffering that the number one pick in the 2000 draft would bring in the next 13 years. The Islanders went … Continue reading The Rise and Fall of Islanders Goalie Rick Dipietro

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Destination Hockey: My Final Goodbye

Goodbyes are hard. But they are hard for a reason. When you do something for so long and love it so much, bidding farewell is an immensely difficult task. And that is where I stand today. After 42 episodes, I must say goodbye to something that has shaped me as a person: Destination Hockey. This … Continue reading Destination Hockey: My Final Goodbye

Destination Hockey: Episode 11 with Noah Dobson and Mike Colligan

You don't want to miss this one. Noah Dobson is a top-Islanders prospect, a top-NHL prospect and already one of the brightest young stars in the game. I got to sit down with the budding talent, discussing everything from his time in juniors, his goals for the future and his community service initiatives. Plus, NHL … Continue reading Destination Hockey: Episode 11 with Noah Dobson and Mike Colligan

Destination Hockey: Episode 10 with Brandon Crawley and Jeremey Rutherford

It is difficult to deny that the Rangers are not one of the most improved teams in the NHL. Brandon Crawley wants to help cement that title, emerging as a physical, menacing defenseman on the big-league club. Crawley dove into his offseason regiment, highlighting his schedule and goals for the future. He also discussed his … Continue reading Destination Hockey: Episode 10 with Brandon Crawley and Jeremey Rutherford

Lou Lamoriello and the 2020 Offseason Conundrum

Early September is a weird time of year for hockey fans. We're far removed from the excitement of July 1 and still a month from seeing the Islanders step on the ice. However, it leaves plenty of time to speculate and forecast on this season and years to come. This article is going to focus … Continue reading Lou Lamoriello and the 2020 Offseason Conundrum

10 Key Games to Look Forward to this Season

Last season, there were many memorable games. The first game back at the Coliseum, the return of John Tavares, the playoff clincher and the two playoff games at the Coliseum highlighted a historic season. With the Metropolitan Division gaining a lot of star power this offseason, many of the games to look forward will be … Continue reading 10 Key Games to Look Forward to this Season

Five Islanders Players Who Can Have Bounce-Back Seasons

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that last season was a great and memorable one for the Islanders, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that everyone had an A+ season individually. Adjusting to a new system and background can be challenging, especially for younger players who are trying to take the next step, consistent roster … Continue reading Five Islanders Players Who Can Have Bounce-Back Seasons

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Top All-Time Destinations for the Islanders

Sam Miller of ESPN wrote an article recently discussing his top baseball destinations of the future. As a huge science fiction nerd, and someone who, given the chance, would travel to the past, this article will be about the top destinations for Islander fans to go if they had a time machine. But you don't … Continue reading Top All-Time Destinations for the Islanders

Joshua Ho-Sang’s Last Shot

The New York Islanders have an abundant amount of prospect depth which creates a competitive environment for the 2019 training camp that is around the corner. With an array of different styles of hockey and level of skill, the decision for filling spots on the team could become complex. One particluar player that carries mixed … Continue reading Joshua Ho-Sang’s Last Shot