Game of the Month 11/7/19: Penguins 4-Islanders 3 Final/OT

3-0 Islanders, heading into the third period.  The Islanders were just 20 minutes away from earning their 11th straight victory, and about to pull off a statement win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.  That's the complete opposite of what ended up happening. All Islanders in the Beginning Casey Cizikas opened up the scoring just 19 seconds … Continue reading Game of the Month 11/7/19: Penguins 4-Islanders 3 Final/OT

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Game of the Month 11/7/19: Penguins @ Islanders Game Preview

The red-hot New York Islanders are set to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at Barclays Center. The Isles are seeking their 11th straight win and also to make a statement that the Penguins can't beat Barry Trotz and the Isles.  This is also the first of three meetings in a span of two weeks … Continue reading Game of the Month 11/7/19: Penguins @ Islanders Game Preview

Inside the USPHL PAL Junior Islanders

Development, pride and passion. The USPHL Junior Islanders care about building not just players, but individuals. I sat down with three players from the team and asked them not only how the league works, but how various personalities can come together to create a great product. Evan LaBrash is an 18-year-old from Ontario Canada who … Continue reading Inside the USPHL PAL Junior Islanders

Jordan Eberle is Back on the Ice

The New York Islanders have won nine consecutive games, despite the absence of top winger Jordan Eberle for eight of them. Although his production slowed down last season, Eberle has been a primary offensive contributor consistently throughout his career, especially during his tenure on the Island. The Islanders posted a video on their Twitter account … Continue reading Jordan Eberle is Back on the Ice

Revisiting the Start of the Islanders Winning Streak

Before the Islanders winning streak, they hosted the defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues in a crucial game. At that point in the season, the Islanders were 2-3. Although the win streak technically started on Saturday night with a defeat over the Florida Panthers. It was with the win on Monday afternoon where fans felt … Continue reading Revisiting the Start of the Islanders Winning Streak

Islanders Winning Streak Thriving at Nine Games

After an underwhelming 1-3 start to the season, the New York Islanders winning streak is at nine games and the team is 10-3. Despite being plagued with injuries, the Islanders have been finding success. Here are three main reasons why. 1. The defense and goaltending tandem The Islanders so far this season have picked off … Continue reading Islanders Winning Streak Thriving at Nine Games

Can Barry Trotz Continue Back to Back Success?

Barry Trotz and the Islanders schedule is off to a weird start this year. They started last week with four days off, had three games in four days, and then had another four days off. But the Islanders are finding ways to win. With other teams, most notably the cross-town New York Rangers, blaming the … Continue reading Can Barry Trotz Continue Back to Back Success?

October Islanders Monthly Report

October is over and six more months remain for the New York Islanders. This month saw the return of the hockey season after a long summer, a couple of Islanders debuts, a few of NHL debuts and a milestone for the longest-tenured Islander. In the end, New York finished 8-3-0 and third in the Metropolitan … Continue reading October Islanders Monthly Report

Sound Tigers Struggling While Islanders Thrive

For a team with high hopes coming this season, this is not the start that Brent Thompson and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers wanted. In the first month of the season, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers have gone 1-5-3 to open the season, including five straight losses to close out the month. This is the worst start … Continue reading Sound Tigers Struggling While Islanders Thrive

Nick Leddy Proving His Worth to Islanders

It started back in 2017-2018 for Nick Leddy.  His minus-42 was the worst rating in the NHL.  Then last year, he had his second lowest point output since the lockout shortened 2012-2013 season.  He also finished with an even plus minus on the best defensive team in the league.  Average at best.  The trade rumors … Continue reading Nick Leddy Proving His Worth to Islanders