The Islanders have a long list of mistakes including bad trades, horrific contracts and lousy draft selections to cover the entire Earth. Let's go more in-depth on one draft selection the Islanders organization possibly regrets. What if the Islanders decided not to draft Ryan Strome with the fifth pick of the 2011 NHL Draft, and … Continue reading What if the Islanders Drafted Mark Scheifele?
It was clear after the Islanders were eliminated from the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs that third line center Valterri Filppula would not return to the team. What wasn't clear was who would replace him. The Islanders were 22nd in NHL GF/GP last season, the second lowest among playoff teams. Dallas was the other team, finishing … Continue reading Islanders Acquire Valuable Depth in Derick Brassard Signing
After winning four straight games to sweep the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Islanders find themselves in a situation they haven't been in so far these playoffs. The Isles are in a 1-0 series deficit and are looking to tie it on home ice Sunday. Sure, the playoffs are young, and the Islanders have been through adversity … Continue reading Islanders Have to Deal With Adversity for First Time in Postseason
The Islanders fans have gotten what they've asked for... a beat down on the Toronto Maple Leafs. It all started in the first period. Valtteri Filppula scored a highlight reel goal, splitting the Toronto defensemen and flipping the puck over Garret Sparks' shoulder to give the Isles an early 1-0 lead. Then, in the second … Continue reading Game of the Month 12/29/18: Islanders 4-Maple Leafs 0
Tonight is a night that all Islanders fans have been waiting for since July 1st. The Islanders are in Toronto to take on John Tavares and the Toronto Maple Leafs for the first of three meetings between the two teams this season. Both teams played last night and defeated their opponents. The Maple Leafs were … Continue reading Game of the Month 12/29/18: New York Islanders @ Toronto Maple Leafs Game Preview
We have interviewed Noah Dobson. We have interviewed Jakub Škarek. Add Oliver Wahlstrom to that list. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with New York Islanders top-prospect, Oliver Wahlstrom. Wahlstrom was the 11th overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft where he was taken out of the US National Team Development Program. He … Continue reading An Exclusive Interview with Oliver Wahlstrom
As Islanders fans anxiously await to hear whether or not beloved captain John Tavares will sign a contract extension, we have constantly heard about all of the factors that may play into this incredibly important decision. We’ve all heard that the move to Belmont will impact his decision in a positive way, but what hasn’t … Continue reading Mathew Barzal and Company Must Convince John Tavares to Stay