Islanders Dominate in 3-0 Loss Against the Leafs

The New York Islanders fall to the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0. What does Barry Trotz plan for the upcoming games?

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Barry Trotz Gets the Best from the Islanders

The Islanders are 57-2-3 when scoring three goals or more under Barry Trotz. This unimaginable number shows just how successful Trotz has been establishing structure and grit into his new squad. After establishing a new culture, Trotz has solidified the Islanders as one of the most challenging teams to play against in the National Hockey … Continue reading Barry Trotz Gets the Best from the Islanders

Mat Barzal Puts on a Show Every Night He Plays

"Go get it."  Without context those three words can mean so many different things.  When Adam Pelech launched a puck towards the middle of the ice, those words came to embody the season that Mat Barzal is having so far.   During his first two seasons, Barzal was best defined as a playmaker.  His speed … Continue reading Mat Barzal Puts on a Show Every Night He Plays

November New York Islanders Monthly Report

Thanksgiving is gone and so is November. This month, the New York Islanders extended their point streak to historic lengths before losing it on a California road trip. Brocktober was extended while Beauvember was in full swing as Brock Nelson and Anthony Beauvillier led the offense. New York went 9-2-2 this month and sits second … Continue reading November New York Islanders Monthly Report

Islanders Blank Blue Jackets in Must-Win Game

Over the past week, the Islanders fell to the San Jose Sharks 2-1 in overtime, were shutout 3-0 by the Anaheim Ducks and were blanked 4-1 by the Los Angeles Kings. On the California road trip, the Islanders never found their legs or had any puck luck. For the first time in a long time, … Continue reading Islanders Blank Blue Jackets in Must-Win Game

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

October New York 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 New York Islanders Monthly Report

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

Brock Nelson and the Islanders Keep Their Winning Streak Alive

Thanks to an unusual schedule, the Islanders have taken many prolonged breaks. That has made a few games this season feel like encores of opening nights, including Thursday's Brock Nelson-led victory over the Coyotes. The Islanders looked organized and energetic in the first period. They kept possession of the puck, took plenty of shots and … Continue reading Brock Nelson and the Islanders Keep Their Winning Streak Alive

Adam Pelech Poking His Way To Greatness

We all love apples. Green, red or yellow, this fruit is the perfect snack anytime of day. They are high in fiber, vitamins and antioxidants. We take them for granted. But they are always there. Adam Pelech is always there as well. The 25-year-old defenseman has a complicated story, one that includes many ups and downs. … Continue reading Adam Pelech Poking His Way To Greatness