Game of the Month 10/4/19: Capitals @ Islanders Preview

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

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9/28/19 Game of the Month Recap: Rangers 2-Islanders 4

The Islanders ended the preseason on a high note, as they defeated the Rangers, 4-2, at Webster Bank Arena, Saturday night. The Rangers got on the board first with a goal from Vladislav Namestnikov, about 13 minutes into the second period.  But, with just 18 seconds left, Michael Dal-Colle tied the game for the Isles … Continue reading 9/28/19 Game of the Month Recap: Rangers 2-Islanders 4

Metropolitan Division Standings Predictions

The Metropolitan Division does not have a single bad team in it. It is almost impossible to accurately predict, as anyone can finish anywhere. In this article, we will rank the eight teams and predict their point totals for the 2018-19 season, providing some reasoning as to why they were placed where they were. 8. … Continue reading Metropolitan Division Standings Predictions

10 Key Games to Look Forward to this Season

Last season, there were many memorable games. The first game back at the Coliseum, the return of John Tavares, the playoff clincher and the two playoff games at the Coliseum highlighted a historic season. With the Metropolitan Division gaining a lot of star power this offseason, many of the games to look forward will be … Continue reading 10 Key Games to Look Forward to this Season

Game of the Month 4/10/19: Game 1 Pittsburgh Penguins @ New York Islanders Preview

We are just hours away from game one of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals as the Islanders get set to host the Penguins for a best of seven series. It is the first time since 1988 that the Islanders clinched home-ice advantage for the first round of the playoffs. Also, within the past 13 years, the … Continue reading Game of the Month 4/10/19: Game 1 Pittsburgh Penguins @ New York Islanders Preview

Can the Islanders Win the Metropolitan Division?

As unlikely as it seemed in September, the Islanders have succeeded and thrived this season. Even though many fans and analysts alike had predicted this team dead-last in the standings six months ago, the Islanders have proven everyone wrong. With four games left in the season, the Islanders have a 45-26-7 record, one of their … Continue reading Can the Islanders Win the Metropolitan Division?

It’s Now or Never for the New York Islanders

With thirteen games left for the exciting New York Islanders, the Metropolitan Division is still certainly up for grabs. At the same time, the playoffs are not guaranteed just yet. The Islanders are two points away from once again taking the Division lead from the Washington Capitals, but they are also a mere six points from being out … Continue reading It’s Now or Never for the New York Islanders

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