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
Fans oftentimes forget that the players they watch on the ice have lives other than hockey. When the final horn sounds and the players skate off the ice, their second life starts. Their lives as regular humans. Some people might see hockey players as their idol or role-model, but we forget that hockey players are … Continue reading Islanders Off the Ice: Featuring Michael Dal Colle
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
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
With regular season fast approaching, Barry Trotz will find himself having to make some tough decisions when it comes to the final roster for opening night. Whether it be countless playmaking forwards, or tough, hard-working blue liners, the Islanders are in a difficult spot. When the Islanders look at their roster, Barry Trotz and Lou … Continue reading How Will Barry Trotz Determine His Roster?
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
The New York Islanders have an abundant amount of prospect depth which creates a competitive environment for the 2019 training camp that is around the corner. With an array of different styles of hockey and level of skill, the decision for filling spots on the team could become complex. One particluar player that carries mixed … Continue reading Joshua Ho-Sang’s Last Shot
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
Michael Dal Colle started the season in Bridgeport for his fourth straight season. The potential of him turning from the 5th overall pick in the 2014 draft to a career AHLer was very possible, but Dal Colle made sure that his career wouldn't be labeled as a "bust." The twenty-two year old had an amazing … Continue reading Michael Dal Colle’s Wild 2018-19 Season
According to reports, Andrew Ladd can return soon after the break. What does this mean for the current, and successful, lineup?