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

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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

9/28/19 Game of the Month Recap: Rangers 2-Islanders 4

The Islanders ended the preseason on a high note, as they defeated the Rangers, 4-2, at Webster Bank Arena, Saturday night. The Rangers got on the board first with a goal from Vladislav Namestnikov, about 13 minutes into the second period.  But, with just 18 seconds left, Michael Dal-Colle tied the game for the Isles … Continue reading 9/28/19 Game of the Month Recap: Rangers 2-Islanders 4

Why the Islanders Will Make the Playoffs

The 2019-20 season is just around the corner and, once again, the Islanders are being picked outside of the playoff picture. Last season, the team was able to prove all doubters wrong, making the playoffs and even sweeping the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round. This year, New York looks mostly similar with one glaring … Continue reading Why the Islanders Will Make the Playoffs

Islanders Oust Flyers in Physical Contest

Mason Jobst got the job done, scoring the overtime winner as the Islanders defeated the Flyers 3-2 on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. There were many ups and downs leading to the win such as the oddity of the lines which. Some lines seemed to work well … Continue reading Islanders Oust Flyers in Physical Contest

How Clayton Keller’s Contract Will Impact Mat Barzal

The Arizona Coyotes announced last week that third-year pro Clayton Keller signed a deal for eight-years with an average annual value of $7.15 million. What does that mean for Mat Barzal? With Keller's contract setting the price for the 2020 restricted free agent (RFA) market, it could mean a lot. Keller, who was Calder finalist … Continue reading How Clayton Keller’s Contract Will Impact Mat Barzal

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

NHL Patterns Dictate the Islanders Need to Add Scoring

If you had asked me a year ago if the Islanders should pursue Patrik Laine, I would have said no. I would have argued the best course of action for the Islanders would be to develop talent within their system and continue to build through the draft. However, a lot has changed in the NHL … Continue reading NHL Patterns Dictate the Islanders Need to Add Scoring

Why Andrew Ladd Deserves a Chance to Play on Mat Barzal’s Line

The New York Islanders suffered their first back to back losses this weekend, not including shootouts, since the middle of December. Andrew Ladd is once again healthy and looking to make an impact on the first place New York Islanders, a team that has lacked offensive production as of late. As Mat Barzal’s line continues to struggle, … Continue reading Why Andrew Ladd Deserves a Chance to Play on Mat Barzal’s Line

Mathew Barzal’s Incredible All-Star Performance

While most NHL players enjoyed their break by either vacationing or relaxing at home, twenty-one year old Mathew Barzal spent his in San Jose for the 2019 NHL All-Star Game. The Islanders young star appeared in his first ever All-Star game, and was a major contributor in the Metropolitan Division's success. Mathew Barzal competed in … Continue reading Mathew Barzal’s Incredible All-Star Performance