Islanders Blank Blue Jackets in Must-Win Game

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

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Islanders Prospect Update: Thanksgiving Edition

Coming off of the first tough stretch in a while for the New York Islanders, we have Thanksgiving to look forward to tonight. With Thanksgiving comes an array of food to choose from, just like the array of prospects the Islanders have this year. Here is the Islanders Prospect Update, as of 11/28/2019. Note: The … Continue reading Islanders Prospect Update: Thanksgiving Edition

Mat Barzal and the Islanders are Finally Scoring Goals

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

Islanders Off the Ice: Featuring Anders Lee

Anders Lee is the epitome of leadership. On and off the ice, he represents his team with the upmost of respect. Hee has dedicated countless hour to helping kids with cancer and to helping find a cure for cancer. Between his annual Kancer Jam, and his many donations made, Anders Lee is a huge influence … Continue reading Islanders Off the Ice: Featuring Anders Lee

How Will Andrew Ladd Fit in When He Returns?

After only playing 26 games last season, it is no secret that Islanders fans are growing more and more frustrated with Andrew Ladd. He returned from a lower-body injury last season in late February and found himself back on the injured reserve in a matter of weeks with a torn ACL. It's definitely been a … Continue reading How Will Andrew Ladd Fit in When He Returns?

Anders Lee: A Year Into His Captaincy

After longtime captain John Tavares left the Islanders in free agency, a massive hole was left in the Islanders leadership group. Going captainless for a season was an option, but with Tavares gone, the Islanders needed an identity as they looked towards the 2018-19 season. An identity was found when the hard-working, determined Anders Lee … Continue reading Anders Lee: A Year Into His Captaincy

Jordan Eberle is Back on the Ice

The New York Islanders have won nine consecutive games, despite the absence of top winger Jordan Eberle for eight of them. Although his production slowed down last season, Eberle has been a primary offensive contributor consistently throughout his career, especially during his tenure on the Island. The Islanders posted a video on their Twitter account … Continue reading Jordan Eberle is Back on the Ice

Revisiting the Start of the Islanders Winning Streak

Before the Islanders winning streak, they hosted the defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues in a crucial game. At that point in the season, the Islanders were 2-3. Although the win streak technically started on Saturday night with a defeat over the Florida Panthers. It was with the win on Monday afternoon where fans felt … Continue reading Revisiting the Start of the Islanders Winning Streak

Nick Leddy Proving His Worth to Islanders

It started back in 2017-2018 for Nick Leddy.  His minus-42 was the worst rating in the NHL.  Then last year, he had his second lowest point output since the lockout shortened 2012-2013 season.  He also finished with an even plus minus on the best defensive team in the league.  Average at best.  The trade rumors … Continue reading Nick Leddy Proving His Worth to Islanders

Thomas Greiss-Semyon Varlamov Rotation Working Well for Islanders

It doesn't get more even than this.  Head coach Barry Trotz has used Thomas Greiss and Semyon Varlamov equally, switching off between games as consistent as the sun rises and sets.  The Islanders have alternated goalies for every game.  Sitting in third in the Metropolitan Division, the strategy seems to be working. "I think I … Continue reading Thomas Greiss-Semyon Varlamov Rotation Working Well for Islanders