Examing Potential Winter Classic Matchups for the Islanders

Hockey fans love watching hockey in its most natural form: outdoors. With the Winter Classic, each year hockey fans get to watch hockey where it was meant to be played, which is on a pond outdoors. The New York Islanders have never played in a Winter Classic. It is highly unlikely the Islanders will play … Continue reading Examing Potential Winter Classic Matchups for the Islanders

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The Return of Joshua Ho-Sang

It is time for previously broken relationships to be mended. If you haven't heard yet, Joshua Ho-Sang posted a photo on Instagram late Monday night with the caption "Time to play hockey", which raised many questions on social media. Will he be returning to the Islanders? Did they cut him so he could find another … Continue reading The Return of Joshua Ho-Sang

Semyon Varlamov: A Welcomed Addition to Long Island

After Robin Lehner left the Islanders following an electric year last season, a hole was left for the Islanders. Dreams of Ilya Sorokin coming over for this season were bleak, however, Lou Lamoriello knows a thing or two about getting goalies for teams that need them. The Isles big goaltender acquisition was signing former Colorado … Continue reading Semyon Varlamov: A Welcomed Addition to Long Island

Lou Lamoriello Perfectly Combining Luck and Skill

Luck and skill are two very different things. Lou Lamoriello has both. After leaving the Toronto Maple Leafs in early 2018, Lamoriello has show a keen ability to acquire talent while getting lucky along the way. It all started with Barry Trotz. Trotz had just won a Stanley Cup with the Washington Capitals and was … Continue reading Lou Lamoriello Perfectly Combining Luck and Skill

Andrew Ladd Struggling To Revive NHL Career

Three years ago, Andrew Ladd was signed to be the wing-man for John Tavares. But now, Ladd is no longer a wing-man to anybody in the NHL. Signing one of the many bad contracts during what was considered the worst free agency year ever in the NHL, Ladd's $5.5 million salary now sits in Bridgeport … Continue reading Andrew Ladd Struggling To Revive NHL Career

Lou Lamoriello and the Islanders Are Not The Sabres

Throughout this hot stretch of Islanders hockey, fans throughout the NHL have turned their head to see Lou Lamoriello and the streaking Islanders. A team whom people predicted would be in the bottom half of the league standings wise has now won 10 games in a row. With all of the attention that the Islanders … Continue reading Lou Lamoriello and the Islanders Are Not The Sabres

Barry Trotz and Anders Lee Leading Islanders

June 21, 2018. This quite possibly may be the most colossal day in three decades for the New York Islanders organization, as they landed the coach who won the Stanley Cup on two weeks prior in Barry Trotz. In the span of less than two years, Trotz and company have changed the entire look of … Continue reading Barry Trotz and Anders Lee Leading Islanders

Devon Toews Breaking Out This Season

As the 2019-20 NHL season is off and running, New York Islanders defenseman Devon Toews has been one of the major contributors to the team that is currently riding on an 12-game point streak. When talking about the success of the Islanders the obvious names of Barry Trotz, Mathew Barzal and Anders Lee all find … Continue reading Devon Toews Breaking Out This Season

Anders Lee: A Year Into His Captaincy

After longtime captain John Tavares left the Islanders in free agency, a massive hole was left in the Islanders leadership group. Going captainless for a season was an option, but with Tavares gone, the Islanders needed an identity as they looked towards the 2018-19 season. An identity was found when the hard-working, determined Anders Lee … Continue reading Anders Lee: A Year Into His Captaincy

October New York 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 New York Islanders Monthly Report