An Onside Look at Offside Tavern

Recently, I decided to make a trip into Manhattan to visit a part of Islanders' country right in the heart of Ranger town. By now, most Islanders fans have heard of the location I went to. The bar Offside Tavern has become a viral sensation between their commercial on MSG network shown on a regular … Continue reading An Onside Look at Offside Tavern

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The Decade Ahead

Another decade of hockey has come and gone. For the Islanders, it was one of the best decades in recent memory. They found their head coach of the future in Barry Trotz, cornerstone franchise players such as Mat Barzal, Anders Lee and Ryan Pulock, and won their first playoff series in 23 years when they … Continue reading The Decade Ahead

Islanders Off the Ice: Puppy Playtime for a Cause

It’s something that’s been happening for quite a few years with the Islanders team, something that both players and fans look forward to at the beginning of every season. No, we’re not talking about the heated rivalry between the Islanders and the Rangers. What is being spoken about is one of the most entertaining photo … Continue reading Islanders Off the Ice: Puppy Playtime for a Cause

Tom Kuhnhackl Helping Islanders Stay Consistent

It was a back and forth game full of hitting and scrappiness, but the Isles managed to walk away with two points against the league-leading Washington Capitals on the last day of the decade with the help from a Tom Kuhnhackl goal. Although December was far from a solid month for the Islanders, they are … Continue reading Tom Kuhnhackl Helping Islanders Stay Consistent

Islanders Fans, There is No Need to Panic

Times are good on Long Island. But still, the Islanders are going through their roughest patch of the season. In late 2019, they allowed 26 goals in a stretch of six games. The question is "why?" and how can it be resolved? What exactly is going on with the Islanders? This is just a slump. … Continue reading Islanders Fans, There is No Need to Panic

Semyon Varlamov Deserves to be an All-Star

The NHL released the rosters for its annual All-Star game this past Monday, and to the surprise of nobody, Mathew Barzal was the only Islander who received a plane ticket to St. Louis to participate. While Barzal is obviously the most deserving candidate on the Isles, there is another member of the blue and orange … Continue reading Semyon Varlamov Deserves to be an All-Star

Thank You John Tonelli, Thank You Anders Lee

Last year I was lucky enough to meet both ex-Islander John Tonelli, and current Islanders captain Anders Lee. I found myself lucky enough to ask them both a question that had been on my mind since Anders Lee stepped onto the ice wearing 27. After some brief introductions, I had asked Tonelli, “What do you … Continue reading Thank You John Tonelli, Thank You Anders Lee

Enjoy the Ride Islanders Fans: Islanders 3, Sabres 2 (OT)

It seems like the Islanders really enjoy putting on a show whenever they hit the ice as of late. No matter if it is the back and forth play, the near misses, or the penalties that are unfortunately drawn, fans can never just sit and enjoy an Islanders game. The previous statement can be used … Continue reading Enjoy the Ride Islanders Fans: Islanders 3, Sabres 2 (OT)

Islanders Off the Ice: Featuring Anthony Beauvillier

22-year-old forward Anthony Beauvillier is tearing it up on the ice this season for the Islanders. It seems like no matter who Beauvillier gets paired up with, the winger can easily find the back of the net or make a play to set up a goal. He is dominating off the ice too. In Jan. … Continue reading Islanders Off the Ice: Featuring Anthony Beauvillier

How Similar is a College Hockey Fans’ Experience to an NHL Fan Section?

Hockey. One of the most intense sports on the planet. Unlike most other sports, you play on a surface that is not grass or turf, but ice. You don't run, you skate 200 feet, back and forth. You don't wear cleats, you wear hockey skates. In hockey, there is a lot different than other sports, … Continue reading How Similar is a College Hockey Fans’ Experience to an NHL Fan Section?