Toronto Maple Leafs v New York Islanders

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 5|22|15- Coaching Edition

All of the team’s coaching staff will be returning next season, which puts pressure on head coach Jack Capuano to perform. The Isles are undoubtedly on the rise, and if the team is not succeeding in the early stages of the 2015-16 season, the current head coach may very well find himself on a very short leash. However, […]

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 18: Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings yells to his players in the final minute of the third period against the Boston Bruins in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 18, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 5|21|15

“Wow,” is the only thought I had when the terms of Mike Babcock’s contract as head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs were announced yesterday afternoon. After much speculation as to whether or not Babcock would remain behind Detroit’s bench, where he has been the past 10 years, Babcock took a whopping eight-year, $50 million […]

on April 7, 2015 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Kyle Okposo’s Future With Islanders To Be Decided

Time flies, doesn’t it? It feels like just yesterday when the New York Islanders locked up Kyle Okposo to a five-year, $14 million contract extension following the 2010-11 season. Islanders fans were thrilled that Okposo, then 22, would be staying on Long Island for the next half-decade at seemingly great value. At the time he inked […]

Marty McInnis

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 5|20|15

John Spano, as many Islanders fans already know, is not one to always tell the truth. Spending nearly six years in prison after convincing banks a whopping 80 million dollars to purchase the Isles at the franchise’s lowest point, Spano has not been one to follow the law when it comes to economics. You would […]


Islanders: Looking Ahead At Cap Situation

General manager Garth Snow has done a marvelous job to this point managing the New York Islanders salary cap situation, signing many integral pieces to ‘cap-friendly’ long-term deals and locking up essential pieces to the future success of the franchise with the extensions given last season to Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy. But there is […]

OSTRAVA, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 12:  Brock Nelson (R) of United States and Richard Panik (L) of Slovakia battle for the puck during the IIHF World Championship group B match between United States and Slovakia at CEZ Arena on May 12, 2015 in Ostrava, Czech Republic.  (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 5|18|15 – Silver and Bronze

The 2015 IIHF World Hockey Championships have ended, and it’s fair to say the New York Islanders were represented well. Brock Nelson, Anders Lee and Nikolay Kulemin each left Prague with medals yesterday. Team USA took home Bronze with a 3-0 win over the Czech Republic. Russia exited the tournament with Silver, losing in the […]

Erie Otters v Oshawa Generals - Game Five

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 5|17|15 The Dal Colle Edition

Although the start of the Eastern and Western Conference Finals has been the big news in the NHL this weekend, Islanders fans were given a pleasant reminder about the Isles’ bright future when Michael Dal Colle and the Oshawa Generals secured the Ontario Hockey League Championship on Friday night. The Generals will advance to the […]

UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 25:  New York Islanders fans prepare for could be the final game in this building against the Washington Capitals in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 25, 2015 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders: Triantaphilisms — 10 Things I Think I Think 5/15/15

It’s quiet…too quiet. As the Stanley Cup Playoffs dwindle down to its final four teams, the New York Islanders have been silent. This is the kind of silence that gets me thinking whether or not the Islanders are going to find themselves in the news sooner than later. Of course, it’s all speculation; however, thinking […]

Toronto Raptors v Brooklyn Nets

Select A Seat Event At New Islanders Home

Like it or not, the New York Islanders have a new home and it’s 30 miles to the west at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The first of promotional events, in a line of what should be many, is a select-a-seat event happening at the glitzy new Atlantic avenue venue, where fans can come […]


Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 5|15|15

There is very little going on in Islanders Country. The team has been eliminated for a little while now, and things will probably continue to be quiet until the playoffs come to a close. The talk of the town is undoubtedly the New York Rangers, who, to the joy of Isles fans everywhere (insert sarcasm […]

OSTRAVA, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 12:  Anders Lee (L) of United States and Adam Janosik (R) of Slovakia battle for the puck during the IIHF World Championship group B match between United States and Slovakia at CEZ Arena on May 12, 2015 in Ostrava, Czech Republic.  (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)

Lee Powers USA To Win At Worlds

Anders Lee collected two assists today as the United States defeated Switzerland, 3-1, at the World Championship at CEZ arena. Lee came into the contest concluding the preliminary round with a goal and four assists in eight games on 11 shots. He also drew a penalty for a nasty elbow late in the first period […]


Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 5|14|15

On to the next round. The New York Rangers won a Game 7 overtime-thriller last night against the Washington Capitals, eliminating D.C. to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for their third time in the past four years. Why am I reminding you? Well, it’s simple. For you, Islanders fans, there is finally a team […]

Toronto Maple Leafs v New York Islanders

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 5|13|15

Brock Nelson has been dominating play at the IIHF World Championships, scoring two goals against Slovenia on Monday, and being completely robbed of a hat trick by teammate Jack Eichel. Nelson has six goals in the tournament, good for second most of all players. When looking at Nelson’s NHL stats, the initial numbers look very […]

at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 11, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. This is the last regular season game to be played in the building as it stands now. The team will relocate to the Barclay's Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City starting in the 2015-16 season.

Remembering The 2014-15 New York Islanders

And Then There Was None The New York Islanders officially began their off-season with players and management finishing up three long days of year-end performance evaluations and meetings with the media a week and a half ago at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. After a 101 point season, their best in 31 years, and a […]