Islanders Keep “Captain Loyalty” Anders Lee

The New York Islanders almost had the same scare from the hysteria of July 1, 2018 this offseason with Anders Lee. Anders Lee has been a member of the Islanders since the 2012-13 season. He was named the 15th captain of the New York Islanders back in the beginning of the 2018-19 season due to … Continue reading Islanders Keep “Captain Loyalty” Anders Lee

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Five Islanders Players Who Can Have Bounce-Back Seasons

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

What Can the Islanders Learn from the Blues and Bruins?

It was a tale of two postseasons for the New York Islanders.  After the first round it looked like the Islanders were on their way to the Stanley Cup Finals, and just a round later some were shocked they even made it as far as they did.  If you don't keep winning, you don't keep … Continue reading What Can the Islanders Learn from the Blues and Bruins?

Islanders Have to Deal With Adversity for First Time in Postseason

After winning four straight games to sweep the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Islanders find themselves in a situation they haven't been in so far these playoffs.  The Isles are in a 1-0 series deficit and are looking to tie it on home ice Sunday.  Sure, the playoffs are young, and the Islanders have been through adversity … Continue reading Islanders Have to Deal With Adversity for First Time in Postseason

New York Islanders Future Free Agency Frenzy

The New York Islanders have a big dilemma coming soon. The more time that passes, the more questions and concerns arise, as the Islanders still have eight UFAs heading into the dreaded day of Jul. 1. The group of eight players who do not have contracts headed into the 2019-2020 season are Anders Lee, Jordan Eberle, … Continue reading New York Islanders Future Free Agency Frenzy

The First Look at the Islanders Trade Deadline Options

The New York Islanders are on absolute fire, as they have won thirteen of their last sixteen and impressively defeated the best team in the NHL, the Tampa Bay Lightning. But, despite this recent success, questions are still lurking around the Islanders possibilities for the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline. Certainly, the Islanders will most likely not be … Continue reading The First Look at the Islanders Trade Deadline Options

Game of the Month 12/29/18: New York Islanders @ Toronto Maple Leafs Game Preview

Tonight is a night that all Islanders fans have been waiting for since July 1st.  The Islanders are in Toronto to take on John Tavares and the Toronto Maple Leafs for the first of three meetings between the two teams this season. Both teams played last night and defeated their opponents.  The Maple Leafs were … Continue reading Game of the Month 12/29/18: New York Islanders @ Toronto Maple Leafs Game Preview

Game of the Month 11/23/18: Islanders @ Devils Game Preview

The Islanders are coming off of two blowout losses, one against the Dallas Stars (6-2) and another against their rival, the New York Rangers (5-0).  Tonight, they look to rebound as they take on a struggling New Jersey Devils who are coming off of a 5-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens. Tonight will be the … Continue reading Game of the Month 11/23/18: Islanders @ Devils Game Preview

The Extra Point Is Good: Islanders Defeat the Rangers 7-5

The Rangers haven't won against the Islanders in two years. Let that sink in. The Rangers haven't defeated the Islanders at the Barclays Center ever either. The Rangers have lost their last eight games against the Islanders, and 12 of their last 13. That all came into jeopardy when the Isles hosted the Rangers in … Continue reading The Extra Point Is Good: Islanders Defeat the Rangers 7-5

The Islanders Must Make a Decision on Eberle and Lee Before the Trade Deadline to Avoid Another July 1st Nightmare

It's no secret to Islanders fans that what happened to the team this past July 1st when franchise player John Tavares walked away for nothing to fulfill a "childhood dream" can never happen again. It's also no secret to Islanders fans that Anders Lee and Jordan Eberle will both be UFAs this summer. The difference … Continue reading The Islanders Must Make a Decision on Eberle and Lee Before the Trade Deadline to Avoid Another July 1st Nightmare