With one Jonathan Marchessault goal, a 2-1 Islanders lead vanished. But Ryan Pulock and New York responded with persistence and perseverance, escaping with a 3-2 overtime victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday, Dec. 5 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Pulock recorded the game-winning goal 3:20 into the extra … Continue reading Ryan Pulock Continues Early Season Islanders Dominance
Brock Nelson and the New York Islanders eagerly waited for the puck to drop against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a possibility of a franchise record being set. The Islanders hoped to continue their 15-game point streak to make it the longest in team history. Barry Trotz decided to put the newly promoted third-line on the … Continue reading Brock Nelson Does It Again Against The Penguins
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
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
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?
The New York Islanders almost had the same scare from the hysteria of July 1, 2018 this offseason with Anders Lee. Anders Lee has been a member of the Islanders since the 2012-13 season. He was named the 15th captain of the New York Islanders back in the beginning of the 2018-19 season due to … Continue reading Islanders Keep “Captain Loyalty” Anders Lee
The contract situation going into 2018 NHL Free Agency is going to be a very interesting one for the New York Islanders. John Tavares is a free agent and some great defensemen are available, so the Islanders will have to try to find a way to free up enough cash to make some good signings. … Continue reading Worst Contracts on the Islanders
Today was a special day not just for the Islanders, but for Drive 4 Five. I was at the Coliseum announcement today covering the events, and I was able to speak with Jon Ledecky, Brett Yormark, as well as other executives and journalists and ask them questions about the big move! When I arrived, I … Continue reading The Barn is Back, Baby!