October Islanders Monthly Report

October is over and six more months remain for the New York Islanders. This month saw the return of the hockey season after a long summer, a couple of Islanders debuts, a few of NHL debuts and a milestone for the longest-tenured Islander. In the end, New York finished 8-3-0 and third in the Metropolitan … Continue reading October Islanders Monthly Report

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Nick Leddy Proving His Worth to Islanders

It started back in 2017-2018 for Nick Leddy.  His minus-42 was the worst rating in the NHL.  Then last year, he had his second lowest point output since the lockout shortened 2012-2013 season.  He also finished with an even plus minus on the best defensive team in the league.  Average at best.  The trade rumors … Continue reading Nick Leddy Proving His Worth to Islanders

Adam Pelech Poking His Way To Greatness

We all love apples. Green, red or yellow, this fruit is the perfect snack anytime of day. They are high in fiber, vitamins and antioxidants. We take them for granted. But they are always there. Adam Pelech is always there as well. The 25-year-old defenseman has a complicated story, one that includes many ups and downs. … Continue reading Adam Pelech Poking His Way To Greatness

Johnny Boychuk and Two Other Breakout Players So Far This Season

The Islanders have started the 2019-2020 season with a record of 5-3-0, overcoming inconsistent play and general rustiness. With the start to the new season, some players have gotten off to great starts to the year and haven't been getting the praise they quite deserve. Here are three Islanders players who have flown under the radar … Continue reading Johnny Boychuk and Two Other Breakout Players So Far This Season

Islanders Overcome The Blues in Monumental Victory

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

Islanders Conclude First Week of Season 1-3-0

The Islanders proved people wrong last season. Going into the season, it was obvious they were going to have to do it again. Coming into the season, there were minor changes to the roster. The Islanders signed Semyon Varlamov from the Colorado Avalanche to a four-year contract on July 1. Two months later, the Islanders … Continue reading Islanders Conclude First Week of Season 1-3-0

Lou Lamoriello and the 2020 Offseason Conundrum

Early September is a weird time of year for hockey fans. We're far removed from the excitement of July 1 and still a month from seeing the Islanders step on the ice. However, it leaves plenty of time to speculate and forecast on this season and years to come. This article is going to focus … Continue reading Lou Lamoriello and the 2020 Offseason Conundrum

Islanders Hope Defense Truly Wins Championships

It is no secret that the defensive side of the puck was what led to the success that the Islanders had last season. When people mention this, they generally talk about Barry Trotz's new defensive system being able to win games, but don't really expand from there. In this article, we will get into the … Continue reading Islanders Hope Defense Truly Wins Championships

Game of the Month 12/29/18: Islanders 4-Maple Leafs 0

The Islanders fans have gotten what they've asked for... a beat down on the Toronto Maple Leafs. It all started in the first period.  Valtteri Filppula scored a highlight reel goal, splitting the Toronto defensemen and flipping the puck over Garret Sparks' shoulder to give the Isles an early 1-0 lead. Then, in the second … Continue reading Game of the Month 12/29/18: Islanders 4-Maple Leafs 0

What Can Isles Fans Cling Onto for the Upcoming Season?

Isles fans maybe aren't as eager for the season to start now that our franchise player John Tavares has left. The question is, is there anything to cling on to? Mat Barzal The obvious answer to that question is upcoming superstar and calder trophy winner, Mat Barzal.  He is now going to be leaned on … Continue reading What Can Isles Fans Cling Onto for the Upcoming Season?