Upcoming Road Trip Lingers For Streaky Islanders

The New York Islanders are starting to gel together offensively as the second half of the season is in full swing. No matter if you’re a pessimist or an optimist when it comes to the New York Islanders, neither fan could have projected the Islanders to score 18 goals in three home games to start […]

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February Under-the-Radar Prospect Report

Fans often put a majority of their focus on big name, high prestige prospects. Early round picks of all teams carry a lot of pressure to develop into future stars, and the New York Islanders organization is no different. In this column, I will shine some of the spotlight on those lesser known Islanders prospects […]

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Tavares Remains Key to Islanders Success

New York Islanders‘ captain John Tavares has found his mojo and the rest of the National Hockey League should be worried. The hot streak could not have come at a better time for New York because every game is critical as the playoff race heats up in the Eastern Conference. Tavares has been quietly improving his […]

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3 Things We Learned in Thursday’s Islanders Victory

Islanders Insight is proud to present a new segment that will feature three things we learned from the team’s previous game. Thursday night the Islanders played with a purpose, the aggressive, attacking squad we fell in love with last season. This year, the team has been incredibly inconsistent, but they have strung together three consecutive victories […]

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Travis Hamonic #3 of the New York Islanders celebrates his goal with Calvin de Haan #44 in the third period against the Los Angeles Kings  during their game at the Barclays Center on February 11, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2/12/16

In one of their stronger victories of the season, the Islanders played a brilliant game last night in Brooklyn against the Los Angeles Kings. The Isles won by an impressive 5-2 score, and improved their winning streak to three games. Scoring the first goal is highly coveted in the NHL. It is estimated that teams […]

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Quick Start Propels Islanders Past Kings

Barclays Center may not be perfect for hockey but the Islanders are quickly creating a tough environment for opponents…especially those from the Pacific Division. The Islanders won their third game in a row, and 18th at home as they defeated the Los Angeles Kings 5-2. The victory improved New York’s home record against the Pacific Division to 6-0-1 this season. For the […]


Islanders Look to Extend Hot Streak As The Kings Visit Brooklyn

When: Thursday, February 11, 2016 Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY Time: 7:00 PM TV: MSG +  (Howie Rose, Butch Goring) Radio: WNYE 91.5 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM and WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker) The Islanders will look to gain ground tonight in the Metropolitan division as the Los Angeles Kings come to town. […]

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Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2/11/16

The New York Islanders are back in action tonight as they host the Los Angeles Kings who continue their East Coast swing. Los Angeles, led by Anze Kopitar, have been Kings of the road this season, going an impressive 17-7-2, helping them solidify their spot atop the Pacific Division. With a win tonight, the Islanders can […]

COLUMBUS, OH - FEBRUARY 9:  Mikhail Grabovski #84 of the New York Islanders skates against the Columbus Blue Jackets on February 9, 2016 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)

Islanders Give and Takeaways – Week 6

After several disappointing performances, the Islanders look to be back on track with a couple of solid wins. The playoff race is tighter than ever and each game holds more importance than the previous one. Teams currently in 2nd-7th in the Metropolitan Division all have a shot at the postseason and will be fighting for […]

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Islanders Insight: 10 Things I Think I Think 02/10/16

Will the New York Islanders make any trades leading up to the Feb. 29 deadline? While the answer to this question is currently uncertain, Islanders General Manager Garth Snow definitely has several tough decisions to make over the coming weeks. Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen and Matt Martin are three key players, set to come off […]

UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 2:  Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils stops a shot by Mike York #16 of the New York Islanders as Jamie Langenbrunner #15 of the Devils looks on at the Nassau Coliseum on March 2, 2006 in Uniondale, New York. The Isles defeated the Devils 3-2 after a shootout.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

An Islanders Fan Says Goodbye To Martin Brodeur

My strongest memory of Martin Brodeur dates back to March 30th, 2003 when I was just 12 years old. I had traveled with a friend and his father to the Meadowlands to see the New York Islanders take on the New Jersey Devils that afternoon. While I knew Brodeur to be one of the best […]

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Islanders Also Defeat Blue Jackets on Social Media

When left alone, the New York Islanders’ official twitter account will provide pertinent information to its fan base but will not engage in any witty banter, especially with other NHL teams. However, the Columbus Blue Jackets decided to wake a sleeping dragon before Tuesday’s game at Nationwide Arena. After New York defeated the Blue Jackets […]

COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 10: Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets makes a glove save on a shot taken by Ryan Strome #18 of the New York Islanders during the first period on January 10, 2015 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2/10/15

In a game highlighted by the spectacular play of Columbus’ rookie goaltender Joonas Korpisalo, the Islanders managed to squeak two points out of the contest as they beat the Blue Jackets 3-2 in a shootout. The Isles remained perfect against their division rival with last night’s win, improving to 4-0 against the Jackets this season. […]

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Islanders Outlast Jackets in Shootout

The Islanders thought an early goal would propel them to a victory but it took an Anders Lee third period equalizer and extra rounds in the shootout for New York to defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets. Cal Clutterbuck was selected to shoot fourth for the Islanders in the skills competition following an exhilarating three-on-three five […]

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Islanders Look to Remain Perfect Against Blue Jackets

When: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Where: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio Time: 7:00 PM TV: MSG +  (Howie Rose, Butch Goring) Radio: WNYE 91.5 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM and WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker) The New York Islanders (27-18-6 60 pts.) are set to face off against one of their Metropolitan Division rivals, the Columbus […]


Hey, remember them?…Jeff Hamilton; Deron Quint; Rob Davison

Jeff Hamilton: The red-headed winger from Englewood, Ohio saw limited time with the New York Islanders over two separate seasons; 2003-04 and 2005-06. In 14 games on Long Island, Hamilton put up two goals and six assists. After signing with the Islanders as a non-drafted free agent in 2002, the 5’10” Yale graduate spent the […]


Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2/9/16

The Islanders are back in action tonight against another team low in the standings and, normally, fans would all but mail this one in, especially after the beating they gave the Edmonton Oilers Sunday afternoon. However, the Islanders have been about as consistent as my 1996 Nissan Maxima during college. When it ran, it was great. […]

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Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2/8/16

The New York Islanders had a much needed laugher yesterday afternoon in Brooklyn against the Edmonton Oilers. While most of the country was waiting for the Super Bowl to commence, Islanders’ fans were treated to football-like numbers as the Islanders cruised to an 8-1 victory over their Pacific Division opponent. Former Islanders’ 2009 draft pick […]

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Islanders Bowl Over Oilers In 8-1 Thrashing

Anders Nilsson was hoping to have a strong performance in his first career game against the team that drafted him. But the New York Islanders scored three first period goals sending Nilsson to the bench and routing the Edmonton Oilers, 8-1 at Barclays Center. Johnny Boychuk scored the opening goal with a blast to kick […]


Islanders Look to Climb Back Into Playoff Picture Against Oilers

When: Sunday, February 7, 2016 Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY Time: 2:30 PM EST TV: MSG +  (Howie Rose, Butch Goring) Radio: WNYE 91.5 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM and WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker) Fresh off one of their worst losses of the season, the Islanders will look for to salvage their weekend […]