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
On their best run in franchise history, Thomas Greiss and the Islanders packed their bags for the California road trip. Out west, things did not go too well. The Islanders played a strong, complete hockey game in San Jose on Saturday, Nov. 23 but Martin Jones was ready. He made 27 saves in the contest … Continue reading Thomas Greiss and Islanders Looking for New Streak
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
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?
Dear Alyse Zwick and Angelica Salem, Thank You. After the rumors came out that the Islanders had moved on from the both of you, fans came to your defense. It says something about the type of people that you both were to have such an outcry from fans in support of both of you. While … Continue reading Thank You Alyse Zwick and Angelica Salem
When the Montreal Canadiens offer sheeted Sebastian Aho, it shocked the hockey world. Should the Islanders follow in their footsteps? There are many reasons why the Islanders should send out an offer sheet to young Toronto Maple Leafs star Mitch Marner. The New York Islanders power play has not been at its greatest in the … Continue reading Mitch Marner and the Islanders: A Complicated yet Sensical Pairing
Every year towards the end of June, the NHL schedule is released. Fans are always excited to see when their team will be playing their rivals and other opponents. But for Islanders fans, it’s not just when, it’s where. Last year was the first year that the Islanders split time between the Barclays Center and … Continue reading Year #2 of Two Arenas
As Islanders fans, we know what it feels like to have our home ripped away. Nassau Coliseum, the birthplace of this franchise and a hockey holyland, was abandoned by the Islanders in favor of Barclays Center in 2015. Although they eventually returned to Nassau, those three seasons in Brooklyn were a dark time for a … Continue reading Will Belmont Park Be Able to Replace the Atmosphere of Nassau Coliseum?
There is absolutely no question fans prefer Nassau Coliseum over Barclays Center. On top of the fact that the Barclays Center is located in Brooklyn and is not easily accessible for the heart of the Islanders fan base in the suburbs on Long Island, the Barclays Center is not meant for hockey. It is meant for … Continue reading Has Barclays Center Been Holding the Islanders Back?
After splitting the regular season and the postseason at Barclays Center and Nassau Coliseum, one fact is evident for the Islanders. They need their own arena. Brett Yorkmak, the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Barclays Center and Nassau Coliseum was once quoted by stating that the Islanders are a "rent-a-team" and that they "never embraced … Continue reading Back to the Arena Debate: The Islanders Need Belmont Park