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?
Last season, there were many memorable games. The first game back at the Coliseum, the return of John Tavares, the playoff clincher and the two playoff games at the Coliseum highlighted a historic season. With the Metropolitan Division gaining a lot of star power this offseason, many of the games to look forward will be … Continue reading 10 Key Games to Look Forward to this Season
Today is a day that almost every Islanders fan had circled on their calendar. The day that the man who we thought was our savior, our franchise player, our captain returns to the Nassau Coliseum for his first regular season game since 2015, but in a uniform that Islanders fans never thought they'd ever see … Continue reading Game of the Month 2/28/19: Toronto Maple Leafs @ New York Islanders Preview
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
In a recent article on Sportsnet, Elliotte Friedman detailed the specific timeline of John Tavares' decision to leave the New York Islanders this summer in free agency. Throughout the process, it was clear Tavares' teammates had his backs during what was a rollercoaster for the entire franchise. The season presented many hurdles for the former … Continue reading Islanders Players Have Moved on From John Tavares