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Many thought Chris Kreider (above) would be traded on Monday, but he stayed put with a contract extension. (Courtesy of Flickr)

NHL Trade Deadline Review

February 25, 2020

Monday, Feb. 24 marked the NHL trade deadline A lot of big-time players moved, the biggest name stayed here in New York and a lot of last-minute trades added up for one heck of a deadline Let’s s...

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John Tavares Returns to Long Island: Part III

November 20, 2019

John Tavares stepping onto the Nassau Coliseum ice will never be just another game. That more than anything was proven on Wednesday night, when JT and the Maple Leafs came to the Island for the third tim...

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Hot Goaltending from New York’s NHL Teams

November 13, 2019

Goaltender is a fascinating position in the NHL; a player willing to stand in front of a hard piece of rubber traveling at 100+ miles per hour will never not amaze me. A hot goalie can take you places ...

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Dissecting the Islanders’ Winning Streak

October 30, 2019

On Sunday night, the New York Islanders defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 5–3 to extend their winning streak to a remarkable seven games in the span of 15 days. The Isles have been finding ways to win...

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How Islanders Coach Barry Trotz Is Attempting to Break Systemic Mediocrity

October 16, 2019

The “Drive for Five” was a slogan that the 1983–84 New York Islanders used throughout their season as a rallying cry on their march toward a fifth straight Stanley Cup. The car ran out of gas, and...

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New York Teams Kick Off 2019–20 NHL Season

October 9, 2019

The NHL season is in full swing, with each New York team completing two games by Sunday’s end. For the Rangers, it was an opening-night win against Winnipeg at the Garden by a score of 6–4, followed...

For some fans, hockey is just a game. For others, though, it can mean so much more than what happens on the ice. (Courtesy of Flickr)

My Love Affair With the New York Islanders

April 10, 2019

Being from Connecticut, there are not many Islanders fans around. Everyone is either a Rangers or Bruins fan, and it’s kind of annoying. I’ve never faltered, though. 19 years later and I have never for one night rooted against my team.

The Islanders hope for a favorable draw come playoff time. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Potential Playoff Opponents for the Islanders

March 27, 2019

By Chris Hennessy Two weeks ago, I wrote my panic piece about the Islanders falling apart and potentially missing the playoffs. After beating Philadelphia and Arizona this past weekend, the team have hel...

The Islanders shocked many at the start of the season, but the team has since taken a step back. (Courtesy of Flickr)

The Islanders’ Tough Stretch

March 13, 2019

By Andrew Becker There’s no doubt that lately, the Islanders aren’t playing the brand of hockey we have become accustomed to this season. Unfortunately for them, it couldn’t have come at a worse ...

Tavares, pictured here with his former New York Islanders, returned to Long Island on Saturday with his new team, the Toronto Maple Leafs. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Why Thursday Mattered

March 6, 2019

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 was a date circled on the calendars of Islander fans since July 1.

Brock Nelson in a tight battle in the crease with King's goaltender Jonathan Quick. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles Look to Continue Success Down the Stretch

February 6, 2019

The New York Islanders resumed game action this weekend after a 10-day break, which overlapped with the league’s all-star recess and the team’s warranted bye week.

The New York Islanders have been on a tear as of late, and they are now in first place in the Metropolitan Division.(Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The First-Place New York Islanders

January 23, 2019

The Islanders have been one of the most surprising teams in the NHL this season, and now they're in first place in the Metropolitan Division.

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