Islanders Start the All-Star Break off on a Positive Note

The New York Islanders went into Tuesday night's game against the New York Rangers coming off of a couple tough losses to swallow. Within nine days, the Islanders and Rangers faced off three times. During the first game, the Islanders struggled to keep up with the Rangers and lost 6-2. The Rangers then visited the … Continue reading Islanders Start the All-Star Break off on a Positive Note

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The Decade Ahead

Another decade of hockey has come and gone. For the Islanders, it was one of the best decades in recent memory. They found their head coach of the future in Barry Trotz, cornerstone franchise players such as Mat Barzal, Anders Lee and Ryan Pulock, and won their first playoff series in 23 years when they … Continue reading The Decade Ahead

Game of the Month: 1/16/20 Rangers @ Islanders Game Preview

Round two of the rivalry continues tonight, this time at the Coliseum. After a bad 6-2 loss to the Rangers on Monday night, the Islanders seek revenge. This season, the Islanders have not done too well against struggling teams as they have a 7-7-2 record against bottom-11 teams in the NHL, going into tonight's game.  … Continue reading Game of the Month: 1/16/20 Rangers @ Islanders Game Preview

12/23/19 Game of the Month Recap: Blue Jackets 3-Islanders 2

It was a game that the Islanders really should've won, but the Islanders couldn't find the back of the net on their golden opportunities and beat the Blue Jackets. What Went Wrong The Isles played well in the first 10 minutes or so of the first period.  They scored the first goal thanks to a … Continue reading 12/23/19 Game of the Month Recap: Blue Jackets 3-Islanders 2

Game of the Month: 12/23/19 Blue Jackets @ Islanders Game Preview

Tonight, the Columbus Blue Jackets are in town to take on the Islanders at the Coliseum.  The Isles will look to go into the Christmas break on a high note, after falling 6-5 to a struggling Anaheim Ducks team Saturday in a shootout. What to expect As much as the Jackets have been struggling this … Continue reading Game of the Month: 12/23/19 Blue Jackets @ Islanders Game Preview

Goal Breakdown: Mat Barzal and The Power-Play Explode

Coming into their matchup against the Florida Panthers last week, Mat Barzal and the Islanders' power play had gone one-for-three on their road trip. They made it two-for-four on their first man advantage of the night, courtesy of Devon Toews. Holding a 1-0 lead in the second period, Mat Barzal drew a holding penalty on … Continue reading Goal Breakdown: Mat Barzal and The Power-Play Explode

Islanders End off the Recent Road Trip with a Dominating Performance Against Florida

Last Thursday, the Islanders arrived at BB&T Center, looking to close up their three-game road trip with a win over the Florida Panthers. Prior to this trip, the Islanders traveled to Dallas and fell to the Stars, 3-1. After the game, Barry Trotz mentioned how the team put in a great amount of effort but … Continue reading Islanders End off the Recent Road Trip with a Dominating Performance Against Florida

Barry Trotz Gets the Best from the Islanders

The Islanders are 57-2-3 when scoring three goals or more under Barry Trotz. This unimaginable number shows just how successful Trotz has been establishing structure and grit into his new squad. After establishing a new culture, Trotz has solidified the Islanders as one of the most challenging teams to play against in the National Hockey … Continue reading Barry Trotz Gets the Best from the Islanders

Enjoy the Ride Islanders Fans: Islanders 3, Sabres 2 (OT)

It seems like the Islanders really enjoy putting on a show whenever they hit the ice as of late. No matter if it is the back and forth play, the near misses, or the penalties that are unfortunately drawn, fans can never just sit and enjoy an Islanders game. The previous statement can be used … Continue reading Enjoy the Ride Islanders Fans: Islanders 3, Sabres 2 (OT)

John Tavares and Sweeps: The Islanders Last 10 Months

The New York Islanders have been a great story over the last 10 months, losing John Tavares but sweeping the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of the playoffs. Let's take a look back. Nov. 23, 2019 The Islanders are currently on their best start in their franchise history. During their magical season last year, they started … Continue reading John Tavares and Sweeps: The Islanders Last 10 Months