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?
Our roster changed- but so did our management. How far can Trotz lead us?
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 Analyzing the Necessity of Ho-Sang through Advanced Statistics
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
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 Why Anders Lee is Captain
The new Islanders 3rd jerseys break the curse of terrible alternate jerseys (Black ones...). They stuck with NY patch as the main crest in front, and no shoulder patches. The jersey is fairly simple, consisting of no texture, gradient, or innovative designs. Although simple, I really like these new jerseys. On the jersey, there are … Continue reading The Hidden Messages of the 3rd Jersey
Last preseason the Islanders scored 1st place. Wow. This year, they are captain-less, but have great management. This is a situation that nobody knows the outcome of. The start of preseason is this Sunday at the Barn. The game is against the Flyers. Many things are unknown. Will Barzal play? What goalie is playing? Will … Continue reading Preseason is Upon Us!