What if the Islanders Drafted Mark Scheifele?

The Islanders have a long list of mistakes including bad trades, horrific contracts and lousy draft selections to cover the entire Earth. Let's go more in-depth on one draft selection the Islanders organization possibly regrets. What if the Islanders decided not to draft Ryan Strome with the fifth pick of the 2011 NHL Draft, and … Continue reading What if the Islanders Drafted Mark Scheifele?

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Bye-Bye, Bailey!

As a New York Islanders fan, I am confused and appalled as to why Josh Bailey is not engulfed in trade rumors. If the Islanders are to re-sign John Tavares at the rumored 15-million dollar per year contract he is rumored to command,, there would be no cap space available for Bailey. His current season … Continue reading Bye-Bye, Bailey!

Nikolay Kulemin’s Loss is Bigger Than You Think

The Islanders lost forward Nikolay Kulemin for the season, back on November 7th. In 13 games this season, he recorded just one goal and two assists, and had an even +/-. Many fans have stated that the Islanders don't even need him in the lineup, because they just look at the offensive stats. But that … Continue reading Nikolay Kulemin’s Loss is Bigger Than You Think