The underdog role is no stranger to the Islanders, as for the past two years expectations were minimal after losing John Tavares to the Maple Leafs in free agency. Even after last year, when the Islanders surprised fans alike when they made the playoffs, going into this year, again, nothing was expected. The Islanders were … Continue reading Islanders Are More Than John Tavares’ Old Team
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
Tonight, the Islanders take on the Blue Jackets for the third time this season. The Isles won both games these two teams met (3-2 and 3-0). This game should have a playoff atmosphere for the players as both teams are fighting to keep their playoff hope alive. As of late, the Isles have not been … Continue reading Game of the Month 3/11/19: Columbus Blue Jackets @ New York Islanders Preview
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
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!