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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Jason Zucker Provides the Islanders with an Enticing Trade Option

As the end of August approaches, many Islanders fans are pretty disappointed with the offseason Lou Lamoriello has put together. Missed free agents and trade targets at arguably low prices (Nikita Gusev, Phil Kessel, Jimmy Vesey, etc.) have left the Islanders little options to bolster their roster. With a near-replica of a team that was … Continue reading Jason Zucker Provides the Islanders with an Enticing Trade Option

Islanders 2018 Offseason Recap

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

Free Agent Targets for the Isles at Every Position

The Islanders will have a lot to do this offseason. Obviously, we all know the number one priority will be re-signing captain John Tavares, who will be a UFA on July 1st. But other than that, let's take a look at some potential targets for the Isles during free agency, and who could be a … Continue reading Free Agent Targets for the Isles at Every Position