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
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?
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
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