Will Belmont Park Be Able to Replace the Atmosphere of Nassau Coliseum?

As Islanders fans, we know what it feels like to have our home ripped away. Nassau Coliseum, the birthplace of this franchise and a hockey holyland, was abandoned by the Islanders in favor of Barclays Center in 2015. Although they eventually returned to Nassau, those three seasons in Brooklyn were a dark time for a … Continue reading Will Belmont Park Be Able to Replace the Atmosphere of Nassau Coliseum?

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Islanders Take 3/4 on Incredibly Successful Road Trip

Recap: The New York Islanders have taken six out of the of the eight possible points on their recent road trip. After coming off a 1-1-1 home stand, the Islanders had a strong road trip going into the Christmas break. While the obvious stat to look at is the number of points that the team … Continue reading Islanders Take 3/4 on Incredibly Successful Road Trip

Barclays Center Could Emerge as Poisonous for Islanders

December 1st, 2018. December 1st, 2018 is a day that will live in the history of the New York Islanders forever.  The Islanders, who after 1,329 days away from home, returned to Long Island after spending the last two-plus seasons in Brooklyn. The Coliseum was packed. The arena was sold out, and with a capacity crowd, … Continue reading Barclays Center Could Emerge as Poisonous for Islanders

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 Late Charles Wang Leaves Behind an Important Legacy in Isles’ History

The Islanders never had the largest fanbase.  Nevertheless, at least from what I've seen throughout the years I've supported this team, we tend to be a very passionate one.  Sometimes, that passion leads us to say things that may be overly drastic and uncalled for.  The late Charles Wang owned the Islanders during some of … Continue reading The Late Charles Wang Leaves Behind an Important Legacy in Isles’ History

A Decision That Changed Everything

John Tavares is a Maple Leaf. There, I said it. And instead of hiding from that, I am going to talk about it. For many New York sports fans born in the last 15 years, John Tavares and David Wright defined their childhood. However, this year, many fans felt that their childhoods came to end … Continue reading A Decision That Changed Everything

Week Preview: 10/11-10/17

Every Thursday, I will preview the Islanders week ahead. Here is my first Week Preview: 10/11-10/17! The New York Islanders finished last week with a record of 2-1-0. The Islanders ended the week with a strong 4-0 win against the Sharks in Robin Lehner's debut with the team. After defeating the Sharks, the Islanders had a … Continue reading Week Preview: 10/11-10/17

Islanders 2018 Offseason Recap

Man plans and God laughs.  Recently, I looked back on the first post on Drive4Five, one in which I tried to orchestrate the perfect offseason for the New York Islanders.  It's been over a year now, and things have changed, drastically.  With the regular season now hours away, it's worth looking back on one of … Continue reading Islanders 2018 Offseason Recap