Over the past week, the Islanders fell to the San Jose Sharks 2-1 in overtime, were shutout 3-0 by the Anaheim Ducks and were blanked 4-1 by the Los Angeles Kings. On the California road trip, the Islanders never found their legs or had any puck luck. For the first time in a long time, … Continue reading Islanders Blank Blue Jackets in Must-Win Game
For the entire season, I picked a game that I thought would be the best game of the month. In those games, the Islanders went 6-1-0 against teams like the Maple Leafs (2x), Devils, Capitals, Blue Jackets, Sharks and Penguins. Let's take a trip down memory lane and review the game of the season. Out … Continue reading Game of the Month in Review: John Tavares Returns
As we are only six games into the new NHL season, the 3-3-0 New York Islanders are wrapping up their annual California road trip tonight as they take on the San Jose Predators for the second and final time this year... we love you Butch! The last time the two teams met was on Columbus … Continue reading Game of the Month: Islanders @ Sharks 10/20/18 Game Preview
Every Thursday, I will preview the Islanders week ahead. Here is my first Week Preview: 10/11-10/17! The New York Islanders finished last week with a record of 2-1-0. The Islanders ended the week with a strong 4-0 win against the Sharks in Robin Lehner's debut with the team. After defeating the Sharks, the Islanders had a … Continue reading Week Preview: 10/11-10/17
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
Man plans and God laughs. Recently, I looked back on the first post on Drive4Five, one in which I tried to orchestrate the perfect offseason for the New York Islanders. It's been over a year now, and things have changed, drastically. With the regular season now hours away, it's worth looking back on one of … Continue reading Islanders 2018 Offseason Recap
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!