Is Rushing Noah Dobson a Good Idea?

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?

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How Clayton Keller’s Contract Will Impact Mat Barzal

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

Devon Toews is Playing Like a Seasoned Veteran

When Devon Toews was called up on December 19th, many Islander fans felt that it was the beginning of the youth movement. At the time, both Joshua Ho-Sang and Michael Dal Colle had played with the Islanders, and Toews seemed to be the next man up. Toews was expected to make the team out of … Continue reading Devon Toews is Playing Like a Seasoned Veteran

Islanders Take 3/4 on Incredibly Successful Road Trip

Recap: The New York Islanders have taken six out of the of the eight possible points on their recent road trip. After coming off a 1-1-1 home stand, the Islanders had a strong road trip going into the Christmas break. While the obvious stat to look at is the number of points that the team … Continue reading Islanders Take 3/4 on Incredibly Successful Road Trip

Barclays Center Could Emerge as Poisonous for Islanders

December 1st, 2018. December 1st, 2018 is a day that will live in the history of the New York Islanders forever.  The Islanders, who after 1,329 days away from home, returned to Long Island after spending the last two-plus seasons in Brooklyn. The Coliseum was packed. The arena was sold out, and with a capacity crowd, … Continue reading Barclays Center Could Emerge as Poisonous for Islanders

The Extra Point Is Good: Islanders Defeat the Rangers 7-5

The Rangers haven't won against the Islanders in two years. Let that sink in. The Rangers haven't defeated the Islanders at the Barclays Center ever either. The Rangers have lost their last eight games against the Islanders, and 12 of their last 13. That all came into jeopardy when the Isles hosted the Rangers in … Continue reading The Extra Point Is Good: Islanders Defeat the Rangers 7-5

Week Preview: 10/26-11/2

Week Review: The Islanders have been the victim of poor scheduling. The team played only eight games in the last three weeks. In that time, the team has shown signs of them playing like an elite team in a matchup against the Kings in a 7-2 win, but have shown signs of the "same old … Continue reading Week Preview: 10/26-11/2