The 2019-20 season is just around the corner and, once again, the Islanders are being picked outside of the playoff picture. Last season, the team was able to prove all doubters wrong, making the playoffs and even sweeping the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round. This year, New York looks mostly similar with one glaring … Continue reading Why the Islanders Will Make the Playoffs
If you had asked me a year ago if the Islanders should pursue Patrik Laine, I would have said no. I would have argued the best course of action for the Islanders would be to develop talent within their system and continue to build through the draft. However, a lot has changed in the NHL … Continue reading NHL Patterns Dictate the Islanders Need to Add Scoring
At around this time last season, the Islanders were pronounced dead by almost everybody. They had just lost their franchise player and only made a few small, subtle moves to try to add depth. But the Islanders would go on and over-achieve their way into the second seed in the Metropolitan Division and a second … Continue reading My Way Too Early Season Predictions
It was a tale of two postseasons for the New York Islanders. After the first round it looked like the Islanders were on their way to the Stanley Cup Finals, and just a round later some were shocked they even made it as far as they did. If you don't keep winning, you don't keep … Continue reading What Can the Islanders Learn from the Blues and Bruins?
It was quite the season for the Islanders. They were pegged to finish as one of the worst teams in the National Hockey League (NHL), and even when they made the playoffs, they were still doubted to get out of the first round. Nobody had any belief in the Islanders. Except for the players themselves. … Continue reading Playoffs Review: The Sweeper Got Swept
With the Islanders officially eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs, the collective feeling by fans is one of disappointment, but at the same time they cannot help but be proud of what their team accomplished this season. It’s no secret that the Islanders defied the odds. The prediction of the Islanders being the laughing stock … Continue reading Islanders Must Learn From Past Mistakes
After sweeping the Penguins in the first round, it will be ten days since the Islanders last played when they take the ice for Game 1 against the Hurricanes on Friday night. The Isles have spent a significant amount of time practicing and getting healthy over this long break and will look to get their … Continue reading Series Preview: Islanders Vs. Hurricanes
The Islanders are back in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2016. We're all excited to kick things off on Wednesday night, but while we wait for the Coliseum to explode, let's take a look at the matchup between the Isles and Penguins. Offense: Isles: The Islanders have been inconsistent on offense this … Continue reading Series Preview: Islanders Vs. Penguins