Top 10 Seasons in Islanders History – Part One

The New York Islanders are nearing their 50th anniversary as a franchise in the NHL. The organization has gone through the highest highs to the lowest lows but through it all, the fans have stuck around, emerging as a loyal, passionate group. With the team being as old as it is, many fans are unaware … Continue reading Top 10 Seasons in Islanders History – Part One

Destination Hockey: Episode Nine with Rob Schremp and Murat Ates

Rob Schremp is one of the most interesting men in hockey. A player with a lacrosse background, Schremp dazzled on the ice, specifically in the shootouts, leading him to earn the title of "fan favorite" on Long Island. I had the pleasure of sitting down with the Islanders legend for an interview about his time … Continue reading Destination Hockey: Episode Nine with Rob Schremp and Murat Ates

Potential Trade Targets for the Islanders

As the summer wanes on, and training camp inches closer, the Islanders still lack what was their Achilles heel last season, scoring. Lou Lamoriello and the front office decided to keep the Islanders roster basically the same from last season, but there is always time for change. When training camp comes around, the salary cap … Continue reading Potential Trade Targets for the Islanders

2019 Offseason: A Bad Dream Compared to a Nightmare

If I asked Islanders fans what they thought of the current state of the team after the 2019 offseason, there would be a general trend towards concern. The Islanders, who were the favorites to land Russian super-star Artermi Panarin, lost out on him to the Rangers. Valtteri Filppula left the team to sign with the … Continue reading 2019 Offseason: A Bad Dream Compared to a Nightmare

Destination Hockey: Episode Eight with Will Wiegelman

The NHL has a problem marketing its stars. I tried tackling this issue on the latest episode of Destination Hockey. Highlighting young budding talents and reinventing contract structures through new All-NHL Teams are just two options, and I dove into these options. Plus, Radio Hofstra University staff member and Double G Sports writer Will Wiegelman … Continue reading Destination Hockey: Episode Eight with Will Wiegelman

Destination Hockey: Episode Seven with Neil Sheehy and Scott Wheeler

Anders Lee has had quite the interesting offseason. With rumors of Artemi Panarin joining the Islanders, Lee’s future seemed in jeopardy. Neil Sheehy says otherwise. Sheehy represents Lee, and he joined me on Destination Hockey to take a deep dive into the year-long negotiations. Was it just a matter of term? Would Lee have taken … Continue reading Destination Hockey: Episode Seven with Neil Sheehy and Scott Wheeler

Islanders Faithful Disrespected Yet Again

Islanders fans are used to being disrespected and forgotten by the hockey world. From fans mocking the Islanders low attendance numbers to Islanders players being underrated compared to the rest of the NHL, the Islanders are an afterthought. That was reaffirmed today. NBCSN released its schedule for its nationally televised games this year today, and … Continue reading Islanders Faithful Disrespected Yet Again

Islanders Should Go Nowhere Near Kevin Shattenkirk

After the New York Rangers made the not-so-surprising decision to buy out the final two years on defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk's four-year, $26.6 million contract, the New York Islanders were brought up as a potential landing spot, should the aging defenseman prefer to stay local. While Shattenkirk was once a top defender in the NHL, he … Continue reading Islanders Should Go Nowhere Near Kevin Shattenkirk

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Everyone has heard of the expression take "one step forward, and two steps back" including Lou Lamoriello and the Islanders. But the expression may be more than literary. The 2018-19 season for the Islanders was one that will stick out in recent memory. The team had a remarkable season finishing with 103 points, returned to … Continue reading One Step Forward, Two Steps Back