Over the past week, the Islanders fell to the San Jose Sharks 2-1 in overtime, were shutout 3-0 by the Anaheim Ducks and were blanked 4-1 by the Los Angeles Kings. On the California road trip, the Islanders never found their legs or had any puck luck. For the first time in a long time, … Continue reading Islanders Blank Blue Jackets in Must-Win Game
It was a tale of two postseasons for the New York Islanders. After the first round it looked like the Islanders were on their way to the Stanley Cup Finals, and just a round later some were shocked they even made it as far as they did. If you don't keep winning, you don't keep … Continue reading What Can the Islanders Learn from the Blues and Bruins?
Man plans and God laughs. Recently, I looked back on the first post on Drive4Five, one in which I tried to orchestrate the perfect offseason for the New York Islanders. It's been over a year now, and things have changed, drastically. With the regular season now hours away, it's worth looking back on one of … Continue reading Islanders 2018 Offseason Recap
After long last, Islanders hockey is back! Yesterday the Isles faced the Flyers for their first preseason game of the season. Although the Flyers weren't exactly playing their "A" squad, the Islanders still had some impressing aspects to their game. Throughout the course of the game, it was apparent that the coaching staff had implemented … Continue reading Impressions After First Preseason Game
Isles fans maybe aren't as eager for the season to start now that our franchise player John Tavares has left. The question is, is there anything to cling on to? Mat Barzal The obvious answer to that question is upcoming superstar and calder trophy winner, Mat Barzal. He is now going to be leaned on … Continue reading What Can Isles Fans Cling Onto for the Upcoming Season?
The Flyers are in a stage of mediocrity and no one can truly grasp what stage the Islanders are in (the Isles are currently in the playoffs and the Flyers are not). As a writer for Drive4Five, I have reviewed the Islanders through a microscope, looking for things the common fan would not. Inconsistent goaltending … Continue reading Drive 4 Five Game of the Month: Flyers vs. Islanders Pregame