Goal Breakdown: Mat Barzal and The Power-Play Explode

Coming into their matchup against the Florida Panthers last week, Mat Barzal and the Islanders' power play had gone one-for-three on their road trip. They made it two-for-four on their first man advantage of the night, courtesy of Devon Toews. Holding a 1-0 lead in the second period, Mat Barzal drew a holding penalty on … Continue reading Goal Breakdown: Mat Barzal and The Power-Play Explode

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Devon Toews Breaking Out This Season

As the 2019-20 NHL season is off and running, New York Islanders defenseman Devon Toews has been one of the major contributors to the team that is currently riding on an 12-game point streak. When talking about the success of the Islanders the obvious names of Barry Trotz, Mathew Barzal and Anders Lee all find … Continue reading Devon Toews Breaking Out This Season

Isles Power-Play Must be More Consistent

It is no secret to Isles fans that the Power-Play has been sub-par so far this season. Whether it be missed passes, lost faceoffs, or careless errors, it seems like things always go wrong. Many fans have been frustrated with Power-Play coach Scott Gomez, but at the end of the day he's not on the … Continue reading Isles Power-Play Must be More Consistent

Islanders Power-Play Is Struggling Once Again

The New York Islanders have some of the most offensively gifted players in the NHL, but still manage to have a power-play that lets down the team on a nightly basis. When the Islanders lost to the Washington Capitals 4-1 on Monday night, it was their missed opportunities that took center stage. The Islanders outplayed … Continue reading Islanders Power-Play Is Struggling Once Again