After almost every Islanders game, Instagram user 'Bert' (@the.real.bert96) has been DM'ing me with his very own stat updates. He calls them "Bert Stats Update", and him and I decided to make it a series here on our website. Here it is- Bert Stats Update #1! You may have heard the obvious stats that the … Continue reading Bert Stats Update #1
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
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