Ryan Pulock Continues Early Season Islanders Dominance

With one Jonathan Marchessault goal, a 2-1 Islanders lead vanished. But Ryan Pulock and New York responded with persistence and perseverance, escaping with a 3-2 overtime victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday, Dec. 5 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.  Pulock recorded the game-winning goal 3:20 into the extra … Continue reading Ryan Pulock Continues Early Season Islanders Dominance

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November New York Islanders Monthly Report

Thanksgiving is gone and so is November. This month, the New York Islanders extended their point streak to historic lengths before losing it on a California road trip. Brocktober was extended while Beauvember was in full swing as Brock Nelson and Anthony Beauvillier led the offense. New York went 9-2-2 this month and sits second … Continue reading November New York Islanders Monthly Report

Brock Nelson Leads Islanders To Thrilling Comeback Victory

For the second time this week, the point streak seemed to be over. Brock Nelson and the Islanders, down 4-2 to the Penguins with five minutes to go on Tuesday, Nov. 19, seemed as if their amazing 14-game point streak would finally come to an end. However, the Islanders never go down without a fight. … Continue reading Brock Nelson Leads Islanders To Thrilling Comeback Victory

Lou Lamoriello and the Islanders Are Not The Sabres

Throughout this hot stretch of Islanders hockey, fans throughout the NHL have turned their head to see Lou Lamoriello and the streaking Islanders. A team whom people predicted would be in the bottom half of the league standings wise has now won 10 games in a row. With all of the attention that the Islanders … Continue reading Lou Lamoriello and the Islanders Are Not The Sabres

A Tale of Two Goalies… Again!

On July 1, 2019, Islanders fan watched as their fan-favorite goaltender Robin Lehner left the Island and signed with the Chicago Blackhawks. Many Islanders fans were sad to be Lehner go. In just one year with the team, he was a Vezina Trophy finalist, a significant contributor to an Islanders playoff team, and above all, … Continue reading A Tale of Two Goalies… Again!

Game of the Month 11/7/19: Penguins 4-Islanders 3 Final/OT

3-0 Islanders, heading into the third period.  The Islanders were just 20 minutes away from earning their 11th straight victory, and about to pull off a statement win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.  That's the complete opposite of what ended up happening. All Islanders in the Beginning Casey Cizikas opened up the scoring just 19 seconds … Continue reading Game of the Month 11/7/19: Penguins 4-Islanders 3 Final/OT

Islanders Winning Streak Thriving at Nine Games

After an underwhelming 1-3 start to the season, the New York Islanders winning streak is at nine games and the team is 10-3. Despite being plagued with injuries, the Islanders have been finding success. Here are three main reasons why. 1. The defense and goaltending tandem The Islanders so far this season have picked off … Continue reading Islanders Winning Streak Thriving at Nine Games

October New York Islanders Monthly Report

October is over and six more months remain for the New York Islanders. This month saw the return of the hockey season after a long summer, a couple of Islanders debuts, a few of NHL debuts and a milestone for the longest-tenured Islander. In the end, New York finished 8-3-0 and third in the Metropolitan … Continue reading October New York Islanders Monthly Report

Thomas Greiss-Semyon Varlamov Rotation Working Well for Islanders

It doesn't get more even than this.  Head coach Barry Trotz has used Thomas Greiss and Semyon Varlamov equally, switching off between games as consistent as the sun rises and sets.  The Islanders have alternated goalies for every game.  Sitting in third in the Metropolitan Division, the strategy seems to be working. "I think I … Continue reading Thomas Greiss-Semyon Varlamov Rotation Working Well for Islanders

Islanders Conclude First Week of Season 1-3-0

The Islanders proved people wrong last season. Going into the season, it was obvious they were going to have to do it again. Coming into the season, there were minor changes to the roster. The Islanders signed Semyon Varlamov from the Colorado Avalanche to a four-year contract on July 1. Two months later, the Islanders … Continue reading Islanders Conclude First Week of Season 1-3-0