Why has the NHL's bubble system worked so well for the Islanders?
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 Clinch, but remain hungry
With this amazing season reaching the All-Star break, what should the Isles do at the deadline?
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?
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 Why not us?
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 The Islanders’ Secret Weapon
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 Final: Isles 4, Pens 1
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 Why was JT playing left wing?