Back in 2016, a man by the name of Steve "Dangle" Glynn (you may have heard of him) took the first step to breaking away from the stereotypical prospect rankings. What he introduced was called "The Prospect Pyramid", which breaks down the prospects in a team's system into "tiers" rather than an arbitrary ranking. With … Continue reading New York Islanders Prospect Pyramid: Tiers 4-5
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
Fans oftentimes forget that the players they watch on the ice have lives other than hockey. When the final horn sounds and the players skate off the ice, their second life starts. Their lives as regular humans. Some people might see hockey players as their idol or role-model, but we forget that hockey players are … Continue reading Islanders Off the Ice: Featuring Michael Dal Colle
Tanner Fritz exemplifies perseverance and hard-work. Last year was his fifth-year after being undrafted and signed from The Ohio State University to the Sound Tigers roster. He initially played for their ECHL affiliate in Kansas City where he earned a call up to Bridgeport in 2016, and impressed during the playoffs. He got a full contract … Continue reading Tanner Fritz Is Ready to Make a Comeback
The Islanders have made their fair share of enemies in over four decades of hockey. Which teams top the list? The Rangers: Probably the most obvious answer, the Rangers and the Islanders have been battling ever since the Islanders came into existence in 1972. The Islanders have played the Rangers in the playoffs eight times, and … Continue reading Who are the Islanders Biggest Rivals?
An exciting, hard-nosed Islanders team emerged from the ashes of what was the John Tavares-less squad last year. The surprise playoff berth was welcome to Islander fans as the team, under new management, soared to great heights and proved many doubters wrong. The cherries on the top were sweeping the Pittsburgh Penguins in the playoffs … Continue reading The Lasting Mark of Garth Snow: The Andrew Ladd Contract
With the regular season roster finalized, one particular New York Islander prospect has found his way into the main roster. Noah Dobson, quite possibly one of the most-hyped defensive prospects the NHL has seen in years, has made the jump from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Rouyn-Noranda Huskies to the main roster of the … Continue reading Is Rushing Noah Dobson a Good Idea?
During the 2017 NHL Draft, the Islanders traded defenseman Travis Hamonic and a fourth-round pick in the 2019 NHL draft to the Calgary Flames. The Islanders in return received a 2018 first-round pick, a 2018 second-pick and a 2019 second-round pick. At the time this trade occurred, most Islanders fans thought that those picks would … Continue reading Revisiting the Travis Hamonic Trade
The name Joshua Ho-Sang is one that is infamous on the New York Islanders. And his journey through the NHL has not been an easy one. When Ho-Sang was first drafted, fans were elated to have the young rookie on their team, a player known for his dangles, stick moves, goals and assists. He was … Continue reading Joshua Ho-Sang: Shape up or Ship Out
October is here, and that means hockey season is upon us! Let's take a look at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers roster and what the lines could look like on opening night. The Forwards: Travis St. Denis - Otto Koivula - Simon Holmstrom Kieffer Bellows - Mason Jobst - Oliver Wahlstrom Joshua Ho-Sang - Matt … Continue reading Bridgeport Sound Tigers Roster Prediction