Why not us?

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 →

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The Islander’s Secret Weapon

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 →

Final: Isles 4, Pens 1

What a game! That was the first 60-minute game we've seen in a while.  Chris Gibson played excellent once again.  I wouldn't be surprised at all if Gibson has a starting role next season.  The question is what to do with Greiss when he comes back from injury.  We can't send Gibson back down, and... Continue Reading →

Why was JT playing left wing?

There is no straight answer to that question.  Really, only Doug Weight knows.  There are rumors that he did it to spark something, which makes the most sense.  Another rumor was to see how the Islanders would play without John Tavares at center (just in case he doesn't resign). Hopefully that wasn't the reason, but... Continue Reading →

Recap: Isles 4, Pens 3 (SO)

The Islanders, came off a big win against the Pittsburg Penguins. Winning it in a shootout 4-3. Halak comes back with some impressive saves. That gives the Islanders the wild card. They are now tied with the Bruins. The Bruins are going to the Barclays tonight to play the Islanders. This game will be the... Continue Reading →

Final: Senators 3, Islanders 0

The Islanders lost there second game in regulation under Doug Weight on Saturday.  Craig Anderson did not play since early December, and was perfect in his return against the Islanders. John Tavares stated that he thought the Islanders outplayed the Senators, although there is no goal to show for it. Craig Anderson's wife is suffering... Continue Reading →

Final: Islanders 3, Flyers 1

YES! YES!YES! The Islanders win 3-1 over the flyers. The flyers score first, quickly followed up by a power play goal by Anders Lee. In the second, chimera scores giving the isles a 2-1 lead into the third. Casey Cizakes nets a beauty giving the Islanders a 3-1 lead and the win.

Final: Wings 4, Islanders 3 (OT)

On Sunday, the Islanders lost to the Detroit Red Wings in overtime.  They gained a point.  The Islanders moved up a spot and are no longer last in the Eastern Conference.  Okposo and the Sabres are now. The Isles goal scorers include Lee, Boychuk, and Bailey.  Lee's goal was 5 minutes in the an open... Continue Reading →

Islanders Vs. Penguins

For the first and second period, the Islanders had a steady 3-0 lead.  Like most games, in the third period, the Islanders blew their lead and the score was 3-3 for most of the 3rd period.  With 26 seconds left, Hickey took a slapper, deflected by Lee and went in.  The Pens pulled their goalie... Continue Reading →

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