Islanders Defeat Capitals To End Decade

Last week, all hope seemed lost. But two huge Islanders wins against the Wild and Capitals to end the year changed the narrative for a struggling team. The Islanders started off the Tuesday matinee against Washington on fire. The team jumped out to a quick 2-0 thanks to Casey Cizikas and Brock Nelson. However, the … Continue reading Islanders Defeat Capitals To End Decade

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John Tavares to Mat Barzal: Top 2010s Moments

The New York Islanders look entirely different than they did ten years ago.  John Tavares bolted for Toronto.  Josh Bailey is the only player left from the start of the decade and the entire management and coaching staff has changed.  The team started out in the basement and now sits among the elite teams in … Continue reading John Tavares to Mat Barzal: Top 2010s Moments

Semyon Varlamov: A Welcomed Addition to Long Island

After Robin Lehner left the Islanders following an electric year last season, a hole was left for the Islanders. Dreams of Ilya Sorokin coming over for this season were bleak, however, Lou Lamoriello knows a thing or two about getting goalies for teams that need them. The Isles big goaltender acquisition was signing former Colorado … Continue reading Semyon Varlamov: A Welcomed Addition to Long Island

NHL Patterns Dictate the Islanders Need to Add Scoring

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

Game of the Month in Review: John Tavares Returns

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

Both Greiss and Lehner Making Cases to Start Game 1

The Islanders are back in the playoffs for the first time since they bowed out in the second round to the Lightning in 2016.  A lot has changed since then.  The Islanders have a very different first line.  John Tavares, Frans Nielsen, and Kyle Okposo have moved on.  Their defense includes 4 first or second … Continue reading Both Greiss and Lehner Making Cases to Start Game 1

Game of the Month 3/11/19: Columbus Blue Jackets @ New York Islanders Preview

Tonight, the Islanders take on the Blue Jackets for the third time this season.  The Isles won both games these two teams met (3-2 and 3-0).  This game should have a playoff atmosphere for the players as both teams are fighting to keep their playoff hope alive. As of late, the Isles have not been … Continue reading Game of the Month 3/11/19: Columbus Blue Jackets @ New York Islanders Preview