Mat Barzal has been symbolic of the Islanders this season. He is shooting more and scoring more, a welcome sight for all. Throughout most of last season, the offseason and in the first few games this year, there was a state of panic. The team did just simply not score enough goals to win against the … Continue reading Mat Barzal and the Islanders are Finally Scoring Goals
Over a decade has passed since Josh Bailey first stepped onto the frigid ice of Nassau Coliseum. Since that day, he has proved to be an integral piece of the Islanders organization, flourishing into a magnificent player who has remained loyal to the Islanders faithful to this day. As Islanders fans celebrated Bailey’s 800th game … Continue reading Josh Bailey: 800 Games Later
Thanks to an unusual schedule, the Islanders have taken many prolonged breaks. That has made a few games this season feel like encores of opening nights, including Thursday's Brock Nelson-led victory over the Coyotes. The Islanders looked organized and energetic in the first period. They kept possession of the puck, took plenty of shots and … Continue reading Brock Nelson and the Islanders Keep Their Winning Streak Alive
We all love apples. Green, red or yellow, this fruit is the perfect snack anytime of day. They are high in fiber, vitamins and antioxidants. We take them for granted. But they are always there. Adam Pelech is always there as well. The 25-year-old defenseman has a complicated story, one that includes many ups and downs. … Continue reading Adam Pelech Poking His Way To Greatness
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 have made their fair share of enemies in over four decades of hockey. Which teams top the list? The Rangers: Probably the most obvious answer, the Rangers and the Islanders have been battling ever since the Islanders came into existence in 1972. The Islanders have played the Rangers in the playoffs eight times, and … Continue reading Who are the Islanders Biggest Rivals?
Josh Bailey recently played in his 800th game for not only the NHL, but for ONLY the Islanders organization on Oct. 8. Bailey was selected by the team in 2008 NHL Entry Draft ninth overall and has been with the Islanders organization for an astounding 12 years. As a fanbase, we saw the young Canadian … Continue reading Thank You Josh Bailey, From A Passionate Islanders Fan
With the regular season roster finalized, one particular New York Islander prospect has found his way into the main roster. Noah Dobson, quite possibly one of the most-hyped defensive prospects the NHL has seen in years, has made the jump from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Rouyn-Noranda Huskies to the main roster of the … Continue reading Is Rushing Noah Dobson a Good Idea?
The day has finally come! The Islanders 2019-20 season begins tonight as they will host the Washington Capitals at the Nassau Coliseum. The Islanders had a solid preseason, but let's be real here, preseason doesn't matter. In fact, two seasons ago, the Islanders went undefeated in the preseason and ended up missing the playoffs. What … Continue reading Game of the Month 10/4/19: Capitals @ Islanders Preview
So many rookies, no one is guaranteed a spot.