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
There are many players, specifically forwards, who will need to put up better numbers in order for the Islanders to succeed this season. Here are two players alongside the obvious choice, Jordan Eberle, who I think could potentially breakout this season: Eberle Last year, Jordan Eberle was very inconsistent during the regular season, putting up … Continue reading Jordan Eberle and Two Other Breakout Candidates for Next Season
The 2019-20 season is just around the corner and, once again, the Islanders are being picked outside of the playoff picture. Last season, the team was able to prove all doubters wrong, making the playoffs and even sweeping the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round. This year, New York looks mostly similar with one glaring … Continue reading Why the Islanders Will Make the Playoffs
With regular season fast approaching, Barry Trotz will find himself having to make some tough decisions when it comes to the final roster for opening night. Whether it be countless playmaking forwards, or tough, hard-working blue liners, the Islanders are in a difficult spot. When the Islanders look at their roster, Barry Trotz and Lou … Continue reading How Will Barry Trotz Determine His Roster?
Mason Jobst got the job done, scoring the overtime winner as the Islanders defeated the Flyers 3-2 on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. There were many ups and downs leading to the win such as the oddity of the lines which. Some lines seemed to work well … Continue reading Islanders Oust Flyers in Physical Contest
There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that last season was a great and memorable one for the Islanders, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that everyone had an A+ season individually. Adjusting to a new system and background can be challenging, especially for younger players who are trying to take the next step, consistent roster … Continue reading Five Islanders Players Who Can Have Bounce-Back Seasons
It was clear after the Islanders were eliminated from the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs that third line center Valterri Filppula would not return to the team. What wasn't clear was who would replace him. The Islanders were 22nd in NHL GF/GP last season, the second lowest among playoff teams. Dallas was the other team, finishing … Continue reading Islanders Acquire Valuable Depth in Derick Brassard Signing