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
On their best run in franchise history, Thomas Greiss and the Islanders packed their bags for the California road trip. Out west, things did not go too well. The Islanders played a strong, complete hockey game in San Jose on Saturday, Nov. 23 but Martin Jones was ready. He made 27 saves in the contest … Continue reading Thomas Greiss and Islanders Looking for New Streak
Brock Nelson and the New York Islanders eagerly waited for the puck to drop against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a possibility of a franchise record being set. The Islanders hoped to continue their 15-game point streak to make it the longest in team history. Barry Trotz decided to put the newly promoted third-line on the … Continue reading Brock Nelson Does It Again Against The Penguins
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!
The red-hot New York Islanders are set to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at Barclays Center. The Isles are seeking their 11th straight win and also to make a statement that the Penguins can't beat Barry Trotz and the Isles. This is also the first of three meetings in a span of two weeks … Continue reading Game of the Month 11/7/19: Penguins @ Islanders Game Preview
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 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
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
As the 2019-20 NHL season gets started, most teams sit with more questions than answers. The Islanders are, again, one of the biggest uncertainties heading into the new season. Every player and coach can all be questioned to some degree. With a team as unpredictable as the Islanders, here are some bold predictions for the … Continue reading 2019-20 Islanders Bold Predictions
New year, new goalie situation. What can we expect from our netminders?