Islanders Have to Deal With Adversity for First Time in Postseason

After winning four straight games to sweep the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Islanders find themselves in a situation they haven't been in so far these playoffs.  The Isles are in a 1-0 series deficit and are looking to tie it on home ice Sunday.  Sure, the playoffs are young, and the Islanders have been through adversity …

Continue reading Islanders Have to Deal With Adversity for First Time in Postseason

Both Greiss and Lehner Making Cases to Start Game 1

The Islanders are back in the playoffs for the first time since they bowed out in the second round to the Lightning in 2016.  A lot has changed since then.  The Islanders have a very different first line.  John Tavares, Frans Nielsen, and Kyle Okposo have moved on.  Their defense includes 4 first or second …

Continue reading Both Greiss and Lehner Making Cases to Start Game 1

2018-2019 Potential Islanders Award Winners

With only a handful of games remaining in the 2018-2019 season, the National Hockey League (NHL) has started distributing ballots for writers, general managers (GMs), and members of the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) to vote for players who they believe should win awards such as the Hart Memorial Trophy, The Ted Lindsey Trophy, The …

Continue reading 2018-2019 Potential Islanders Award Winners

The Islanders Are Back and Better Than Ever

The energy is palpable. Hempstead Turnpike is rocking like it is the 1980s, all thanks the New York Islanders. Sitting at first place in the Metropolitan Division with 72 points, the Islanders are silently making a worst-to-first turnaround, shocking even the most loyal of fans. Robin Lehner (17-8-4) and Thomas Greiss (16-8-2) have combined to …

Continue reading The Islanders Are Back and Better Than Ever

Game of the Month 1/18/19: New York Islanders @ Washington Capitals Preview

Tonight, Barry Trotz makes his return to Washington, D.C. where he won his first Stanley Cup last year, as the Islanders take on the Capitals at 7:30pm.  Both teams have been very good lately and are sitting in the top-three of the Metropolitan Division. In their last 10 games, the Islanders have a record of 8-2-0 and …

Continue reading Game of the Month 1/18/19: New York Islanders @ Washington Capitals Preview

Don’t Worry, Josh Ho-Sang Will Be Back

Josh Ho-Sang was loaned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Tuesday. After the news was broke, Islanders fans on Twitter jumped into a panic trying to justify the reason on why Ho-Sang was sent down. The announcement came before the Islanders-Hurricanes game in which the Islanders fell 4-3, with zero power-play goals in three chances. …

Continue reading Don’t Worry, Josh Ho-Sang Will Be Back

Islanders Beat-Down Against the Maple Leafs a Taste of Things to Come

The New York Islanders just put the NHL on notice as they defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on "Hockey Night in Canada." In what was being called as one of the more anticipated games of the season, the Islanders faced off against former captain John Tavares for the first time since Tavares left the …

Continue reading Islanders Beat-Down Against the Maple Leafs a Taste of Things to Come

Game of the Month 12/29/18: New York Islanders @ Toronto Maple Leafs Game Preview

Tonight is a night that all Islanders fans have been waiting for since July 1st.  The Islanders are in Toronto to take on John Tavares and the Toronto Maple Leafs for the first of three meetings between the two teams this season. Both teams played last night and defeated their opponents.  The Maple Leafs were …

Continue reading Game of the Month 12/29/18: New York Islanders @ Toronto Maple Leafs Game Preview