The Hidden Messages of the 3rd Jersey

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 →

Preseason is Upon Us!

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 →

Life Without Tavares: A Long Term Improvement

Nobody can say they are happy with John Tavares' departure.  However, we need to be honest with ourselves. Even with John Tavares we only won a single playoffs series, I mean, we didn't go anywhere.  Is this Tavares' fault? Not likely.  This is most likely our pathetic management's fault.  Once we fired the atrocity we... Continue Reading →

Barry Trotz Named Isles Head Coach

Today was an amazing day.  Barry Trotz, probably the best coach in hockey, has been named the Islanders head coach.  He will automatically play an instrumental role in the quest for John Tavares' loyalty. Well, actually, sources state that JT already signed an 8-year deal with the Islanders, but they're waiting until after the draft... Continue Reading →

Barry Trotz is a Must: Here’s Why

I have significant faith in Lou Lamoriello and I hope he can hire Barry Trotz. Trotz has been spotted in the Newark airport, possibly for the Islanders. He was also spotted in Seattle, as rumors for the new expansion team start to solidify. We don't just need new players and goalies, we NEED a veteran,... Continue Reading →

Who will be Captain if JT leaves?

The Isles are in a tough situation right now: their captain John Tavares will be a free agent soon if he doesn’t sign a contract. What does this mean for the islanders? Well, first of all, a huge loss for the team and the fans. Who knows what will happen without his leadership? We all... Continue Reading →

Offseason Agenda

There are many things General Manager Garth Snow needs to do this off season.  This break is perhaps the most important off season in the Islander's recent history.  The big thing that should be constantly on Snow's mind is re-signing John Tavares. There is also Jaroslav Halak, who probably will not be resigned.  The long... Continue Reading →

Draft Lottery Summary

The Islanders suck, but don't suck enough to get better.  After the 2018 Draft Lottery, the Islanders will select 11th and 12th in the draft.  The first round pick will go to the Sabres. Hopefully the Islanders select another Mat Barzal, who went 16th overall.

Mat Barzal is a Calder Finalist

In his rookie season, Mat Barzal led the team with 85 points.  He also recorded 22 goals and 63 assists.  Yes, he led the team in assists as well. His opponents are Brock Boeser and Clayton Keller. Boeser has 55 points, 29 goals, and 47 assists. Keller had 65 points, 23 goals, and 42 assists.   I'll leave it to you to decide.  However, Barzal is... Continue Reading →

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