The New York Islanders "fisherman" logo was a failed experiment to rebrand for the 1995-96 season and, while the jerseys lasted until 1998, the logo was mercifully killed off after two seasons. The fisherman almost didn't even last that long as the team rotated the logo with a re-colored version of their original crest throughout the … Continue reading Do Not Revive the Fisherman Jerseys!
Yesterday, we ranked tiers four and five in the Islanders Prospect Pyramid. Welcome back for tiers one, two and three! Tier Three: These players have a high ceiling with the potential to make an impact. The first player is Ilya Sorokin. Sorokin, 24, is continuing to dominate the KHL. He has an 8-1-1 record with … Continue reading New York Islanders Prospect Pyramid: Tiers 1-3
Back in 2016, a man by the name of Steve "Dangle" Glynn (you may have heard of him) took the first step to breaking away from the stereotypical prospect rankings. What he introduced was called "The Prospect Pyramid", which breaks down the prospects in a team's system into "tiers" rather than an arbitrary ranking. With … Continue reading New York Islanders Prospect Pyramid: Tiers 4-5
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
An exciting, hard-nosed Islanders team emerged from the ashes of what was the John Tavares-less squad last year. The surprise playoff berth was welcome to Islander fans as the team, under new management, soared to great heights and proved many doubters wrong. The cherries on the top were sweeping the Pittsburgh Penguins in the playoffs … Continue reading The Lasting Mark of Garth Snow: The Andrew Ladd Contract
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?
Getting off to a good start in key for the Islanders. Although it is an 82-game season, the first handful of games play a key role in the entire season. After the first few regular-season games are played, general managers can see how their teams are performing and decide to make adjustments as necessary for … Continue reading A Look at the Islanders Schedule in October
Mason Jobst has filled the Islanders faithful with excitement. The 25-year-old center, who was captain of The Ohio State University hockey team last year, had an outstanding preseason. While many were hoping his intriguing play would warrant giving him a job on the roster, the congested forward group of the Islanders caused him to be … Continue reading Will Mason Jobst Get a Call-Up?
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The Arizona Coyotes announced last week that third-year pro Clayton Keller signed a deal for eight-years with an average annual value of $7.15 million. What does that mean for Mat Barzal? With Keller's contract setting the price for the 2020 restricted free agent (RFA) market, it could mean a lot. Keller, who was Calder finalist … Continue reading How Clayton Keller’s Contract Will Impact Mat Barzal