NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 18:  Johnny Boychuk #55 of the New York Islanders in action against the New Jersey Devils on February 18, 2017 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Islanders 3-2.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Islanders Need Road Wins to Remain in Chaotic Playoff Hunt

Just in case it wasn’t evident enough how crucial the Islanders upcoming road trip was, Monday night was a shinning example of how bad New York will need points over the next nine games. While the Islanders settled into their hotel rooms in preparation for Tuesday’s game in Detroit, the fight for the final wild […]

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Islanders Grab Big Win Over Devils Before a Lengthy Road Trip

NEW YORK — The Islanders looked like a different team on Sunday night than they did on the prior night in New Jersey. Despite a slow start to the game, the Islanders scored six goals, including three in the second period and two in the third, to oust the New Jersey Devils 6-4 in Brooklyn. […]

NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 18:  Thomas Greiss #1 of the New York Islanders makes a save in the first period against Adam Henrique #14 of the New Jersey Devils on February 18, 2017 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Islanders Comeback Falls Short in 3-2 loss to Devils

NEWARK, N.J — The Islanders made a push in the third period, but the three goals they let in through the first 40-plus minutes was too much to overcome on Saturday night in Newark. A sluggish effort resulted in a 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils in the first game of a home-and-home with the […]

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 11: (l-R) Cal Clutterbuck #15, Andrew Ladd #16, Jiggs McDonald and John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders take part in a ceremony honoring McDonald prior to the game against the Florida Panthers at the Barclays Center on January 11, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jiggs McDonald Returns to Islanders Broadcast Booth This Weekend

Legendary broadcaster Jiggs McDonald isn’t done just yet calling Islanders games. McDonald will return to the broadcast booth this weekend to fill in for Brendan Burke, who is preparing to welcome his second child into the world. McDonald will call the Islanders game in New Jersey on Saturday as well as Sunday’s home game against […]

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: The New York Islanders celebrate a third period goal by Nikolay Kulemin #86  against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers at the Barclays Center on February 16, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Islanders defeated the Rangers 4-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Bounce Back from bad Loss with Win Over Rangers

NEW YORK – The Islanders wanted to put Tuesday’s ugly loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs behind them, and with the New York Rangers at Barclays on Thursday it presented the perfect opportunity to do so. What followed was a 4-2 win for the Islanders over their Manhattan foe as well as them pulling back […]

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 04: Cal Clutterbuck #15 of the New York Islanders (l) celebrates his third period goal against Antti Raanta #32 of the New York Rangers at the Barclays Center on October 4, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Look To Rangers Rivalry For Rebound Performance

 New York Rangers (37-38-10) @ New York Islanders (25-20-10) When: February 16th, 2107 Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY Time: 7:00 PM EST TV: MSG+2 (Brendan Burke, Butch Goring) Radio: AM 970, WRHU 88.7 FM and WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker) Well folks, it’s that time again. It’s rivalry night in New York. The Islanders […]

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Islanders Suffer Worst Loss Under Weight in 7-1 Drubbing by Leafs

The Islanders still have time to make up ground, but Tuesday’s loss was one that must have stung a bit. With the chance to move into a playoff spot, the Islanders fell to the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-1 in the team’s worst loss under Doug Weight. The Islanders interim head coach called it “a good […]

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Islanders Next Six Games Could Decide Their Season

The NHL trade deadline is 15 days away. Between now and then, the Islanders have six games, four of which are on the road. The Isles currently sit  just one point out of a playoff spot, and they play the team directly in front of them tonight. By the end of the night, the Islanders […]

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Jean-Francois Berube #30 of the New York Islanders makes a first period save on John Mitchell #7 of the Colorado Avalanche (not shown) at the Barclays Center on February 12, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Berube Redeems Himself in Win Over Avs

NEW YORK – The last time Islanders fans saw JF Berube they were none too pleased with his performance, but he made up for it on Sunday with solid outing against the Colorado Avalanche. The Islanders netminder made 26 saves in the Islanders 5-1 win over the avalanche and finished the night with a .963 […]

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: The New York Islanders celebrate a third period goal by Jason Chimera #25 against the Colorado Avalanche at the Barclays Center on February 12, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Islanders defeated the Avalanche 5-1.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Offense Explodes in 5-1 Win over Colorado

NEW YORK – The Islanders needed to beat a struggling Colorado Avalanche team on Sunday evening, and they did just that by coming away with a 5-1 win at Barclays Center. New York’s offense exploded during the 60-minute affair, with the Islanders scoring five answered goals before the final buzzer. Three goals came in the third […]

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 18: Cody Ceci #5 of the Ottawa Senators skates against Jason Chimera #25 of the New York Islanders at the Barclays Center on December 18, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  The Senators defeated the Islanders 6-2.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Battle Senators in Afternoon Showdown

Can the Islanders make it three wins in a row? They will try on Saturday when they take on the Ottawa Senators at 1 p.m. in the Canadian capital. It will be the second of three meetings between the Islanders and Senators. The first game occurred on December 18 and ended with a 6-2 Islanders […]

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 08: Claude Julien of the Boston Bruins works the bench against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on January 8, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey. The Bruins defeated the Devils 4-1.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Reports: Coaching Hire Not Imminent for Islanders

Islanders’ ownership and management seems content with riding the wave of Doug Weight as head coach… for now. Two separate reports from longtime hockey reporter Jimmy Murphy suggest that the Islanders will not be reaching out to Claude Julien yet. McKenzie reported on Wednesday night that he did not believe the Islanders would ask Boston […]

Islanders Insight's Top Shelf: Meet me on Broad Street

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: Meet me on Broad Street

The New York Islanders are in Philadelphia tonight in an important match up with the Flyers. The Broad Street Bullies sit three points ahead of the Islanders and are in control of the last playoff spot. However, the Islanders have three games in hand and win tonight would greatly increase their chances of making it […]

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21:  Fans arrive for a preseason game between the New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils at the Barclays Center on September 21, 2013 in Brooklyn borough of New York City.The game is the first professional hockey match to be held in the arena that is slated to be the new home for the Islanders at the start of the 2015-2016 season.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Overtime On The Island: Uncertainty in Brooklyn

On this episode of Overtime on the Island, Mark Weiner and Nick Valastro chat about Thomas Greiss’ contract extension and the rumors surrounding the potential move from Barclays Center. Then, since the NHL announced their top 100 players ever, Mark and Nick give their top 10 NHL players of all-time. Overtime on the Island is […]

Islanders Insight's Top Shelf: Wild Card in Reach

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: Wild Card Within Reach

In year’s past, we’ve seen the Islanders come alive in the second half only to fall short of a playoff spot and embody the cliche “too little too late.” And while it’s still too early to say that this year is different, it kind of feels that way. The Islanders are playing good hockey; everyone […]

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Islanders Grab Huge Win over Maple Leafs in Overtime

NEW YORK — The Islanders needed a win in the worst way on Monday night, and they got it in the form of a 6-5 overtime victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. It was the heroics of Brock Nelson that snapped a two game skid for the Islanders and capped a game where New York spent most […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 28:  John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders speaks to the media during 2017 NHL All-Star Media Day as part of the 2017 NHL All-Star Weekend at the JW Marriott on January 28, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

John Tavares Focused on Hockey as Questions About Future Persist

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. – In the back corner of the Islanders dressing room at Northwell Health Ice Center John Tavares stood taking questions from a small group of reporters on Monday. Nothing out of the ordinary on a typical game day, but with the Toronto Maple Leafs in town it was unusual to see the […]

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Islanders Fall to Carolina 5-4 in Overtime

NEW YORK — The Islanders fought from behind all night – tying Saturday night’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes on three different occasions – but in the end Carolina still got the best of New York in a 5-4 overtime win. The loss was the Islanders second straight, which started with a heartbreaking 5-4 loss on […]

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