With a 5-1 win over the Sabres, there is no mathematical way that the Islanders miss the playoffs. Surprisingly, there is still a slight chance that the Isles fall to the 2nd Wild Card Spot. As obvious as it is, home ice advantage is crucial for the Islanders. Playing as the opponent in the Coliseum... Continue Reading →
Islanders call up Devon Toews due to Hickey's injury. After a great start in the AHL, how will he do in the big leagues?
Through websites like The Hockey Reference problems are revealed that you wouldn't recognize from the TV. Some things we've uncovered are strange too, such as the fact that our goalies play best when the fourth line is out. Some things are surprising, like Mat Barzal leads the team in takeaways AND giveaways. Defensive flaws are shown... Continue Reading →
This is crazy, but I'm actually confident. Get ready for a sick season- because that is only the least of it. “like being part of a real team.” -Robin Lehner Travis Williams is reportedly leaving his post as chief operating officer of the Pittsburgh Penguins, and will take a higher position with the New York Islanders. Isles celebrate... Continue Reading →
The Islanders roster doesn't look impressive. At all. We're led by a rookie, and our defense is atrocious. However, the Islanders got something up their sleeve to lead them to the playoffs. After a wonderful 4-0 win, Islanders fans everywhere are pumped for the upcoming season. Unfortunately, the next game is Saturday! Even worse, it's... Continue Reading →
If you found the news of our new captain surprising, your missing some background information. Anders Lee has a foundation called Kancer Jam where he plays Kan-Jam (frisbee game) with fans and other Islander players. The money raised goes to curing cancer. This wonderful gesture definitely helped in his campaign to captaincy. Also, Anders Lee... Continue Reading →