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

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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

Johnny Boychuk and Two Other Breakout Players So Far This Season

The Islanders have started the 2019-2020 season with a record of 5-3-0, overcoming inconsistent play and general rustiness. With the start to the new season, some players have gotten off to great starts to the year and haven't been getting the praise they quite deserve. Here are three Islanders players who have flown under the radar … Continue reading Johnny Boychuk and Two Other Breakout Players So Far This Season

Is Rushing Noah Dobson a Good Idea?

With the regular season roster finalized, one particular New York Islander prospect has found his way into the main roster. Noah Dobson, quite possibly one of the most-hyped defensive prospects the NHL has seen in years, has made the jump from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Rouyn-Noranda Huskies to the main roster of the … Continue reading Is Rushing Noah Dobson a Good Idea?

Jordan Eberle and Two Other Breakout Candidates for Next Season

There are many players, specifically forwards, who will need to put up better numbers in order for the Islanders to succeed this season. Here are two players alongside the obvious choice, Jordan Eberle, who I think could potentially breakout this season: Eberle Last year, Jordan Eberle was very inconsistent during the regular season, putting up … Continue reading Jordan Eberle and Two Other Breakout Candidates for Next Season

Why the Islanders Will Make the Playoffs

The 2019-20 season is just around the corner and, once again, the Islanders are being picked outside of the playoff picture. Last season, the team was able to prove all doubters wrong, making the playoffs and even sweeping the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round. This year, New York looks mostly similar with one glaring … Continue reading Why the Islanders Will Make the Playoffs

Potential Metropolitan Division Breakout Players

The Metropolitan Division is shaping up to be the most competitive division in the NHL this season. For each team is going to reach their goal of the playoffs, it will (likely) require a young player taking the next step in their career. Here is a potential breakout player for every team in the division. … Continue reading Potential Metropolitan Division Breakout Players

Anthony Beauvillier Needs to Step Up

Anthony Beauvillier is back on a two-year deal averaging $2.1 million, and with that signing the Islanders have signed all of their restricted free agents and are on track for training camp without any contract disputes. With Beauvillier signing, he enters an Islanders camp with a packed roster for forwards. Beauvillier has long been seen … Continue reading Anthony Beauvillier Needs to Step Up

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