Lou Lamoriello and the 2020 Offseason Conundrum

Early September is a weird time of year for hockey fans. We're far removed from the excitement of July 1 and still a month from seeing the Islanders step on the ice. However, it leaves plenty of time to speculate and forecast on this season and years to come. This article is going to focus … Continue reading Lou Lamoriello and the 2020 Offseason Conundrum

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Islanders Hope Defense Truly Wins Championships

It is no secret that the defensive side of the puck was what led to the success that the Islanders had last season. When people mention this, they generally talk about Barry Trotz's new defensive system being able to win games, but don't really expand from there. In this article, we will get into the … Continue reading Islanders Hope Defense Truly Wins Championships

For Months, Adam Pelech Has Played Sensational Hockey

The rapid rise of the Islanders defense has been something almost nobody saw coming. Everyone has stepped up and the defense sits as one of the best in the league. Of all the players who have improved, one who has stepped up to a debatable elite level is none other than Adam Pelech. Pelech did … Continue reading For Months, Adam Pelech Has Played Sensational Hockey

Week Preview 10/4-10/10

Preview: The 2018-19 season has arrived from the Islanders! Tonight, the Islanders travel to Carolina to play Calvin de Haan and the Hurricanes in the first game of the season for both teams. It will the first game for the New York Islanders without John Tavares on the roster since the 2008-09 season before Tavares … Continue reading Week Preview 10/4-10/10

How will Barry Trotz Help the Islanders’s Goals Against Average

The New York Islanders had a problem last season with their defensive play and if you need any indication of that, look at the Isles' goals against average compared to the league average. The Isles gave up a total of 293 goals while the league average was 244. The Islanders goals against average was one of … Continue reading How will Barry Trotz Help the Islanders’s Goals Against Average