Last season, the St. Louis Blues went on a historic worst-to-first comeback that ended with a Stanley Cup championship. On Monday, Oct. 14, the Blues invaded NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to battle the New York Islanders. “Sometimes the theme of perseverance is overused,” said Blues beat reporter for The Athletic … Continue reading Islanders Overcome The Blues in Monumental Victory
The Islanders proved people wrong last season. Going into the season, it was obvious they were going to have to do it again. Coming into the season, there were minor changes to the roster. The Islanders signed Semyon Varlamov from the Colorado Avalanche to a four-year contract on July 1. Two months later, the Islanders … Continue reading Islanders Conclude First Week of Season 1-3-0
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?
The Islanders have a long list of mistakes including bad trades, horrific contracts and lousy draft selections to cover the entire Earth. Let's go more in-depth on one draft selection the Islanders organization possibly regrets. What if the Islanders decided not to draft Ryan Strome with the fifth pick of the 2011 NHL Draft, and … Continue reading What if the Islanders Drafted Mark Scheifele?
During the 2017 NHL Draft, the Islanders traded defenseman Travis Hamonic and a fourth-round pick in the 2019 NHL draft to the Calgary Flames. The Islanders in return received a 2018 first-round pick, a 2018 second-pick and a 2019 second-round pick. At the time this trade occurred, most Islanders fans thought that those picks would … Continue reading Revisiting the Travis Hamonic Trade
The name Joshua Ho-Sang is one that is infamous on the New York Islanders. And his journey through the NHL has not been an easy one. When Ho-Sang was first drafted, fans were elated to have the young rookie on their team, a player known for his dangles, stick moves, goals and assists. He was … Continue reading Joshua Ho-Sang: Shape up or Ship Out
As the 2019-20 NHL season gets started, most teams sit with more questions than answers. The Islanders are, again, one of the biggest uncertainties heading into the new season. Every player and coach can all be questioned to some degree. With a team as unpredictable as the Islanders, here are some bold predictions for the … Continue reading 2019-20 Islanders Bold Predictions
The day has finally come! The Islanders 2019-20 season begins tonight as they will host the Washington Capitals at the Nassau Coliseum. The Islanders had a solid preseason, but let's be real here, preseason doesn't matter. In fact, two seasons ago, the Islanders went undefeated in the preseason and ended up missing the playoffs. What … Continue reading Game of the Month 10/4/19: Capitals @ Islanders Preview
Mason Jobst has filled the Islanders faithful with excitement. The 25-year-old center, who was captain of The Ohio State University hockey team last year, had an outstanding preseason. While many were hoping his intriguing play would warrant giving him a job on the roster, the congested forward group of the Islanders caused him to be … Continue reading Will Mason Jobst Get a Call-Up?
So many rookies, no one is guaranteed a spot.