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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 13: Dmitry Orlov #9 of the Washington Capitals is stood up by Travis Hamonic #3 of the New York Islanders during the third period at the Barclays Center on December 13, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Back to Hockey: Islanders Return To Battle Capitals

 Washington Capitals (33-10-6) @ New York Islanders (21-17-9) When: Tuesday, January 31, 2107 Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY Time: 7:00 PM EST TV: MSG+ (Brendan Burke, Butch Goring) Radio: AM 970, WRHU 88.7 FM and WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker) Believe it or not, the Islanders still play hockey, and they still play it […]

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30: Thomas Greiss #1 of the New York Islanders makes the second period save against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Barclays Center on November 30, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Thomas Greiss Signs Three Year Extension With Islanders

The Islanders and Thomas Greiss came to terms on a three-year deal today, with terms not yet disclosed, according to a report by Arthur Staple. Greiss has been nothing short of spectacular for the Isles since he signed as a free agent before last season. During last year’s regular season, Greiss went 23-11-4, with 41 […]

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)

A Rift Grows In Brooklyn; Islanders Expected To Move By ’19

The Islanders have long been rumored to be looking for their own arena to play hockey. Citi Field, Belmont Park, and even the Coliseum have been floated. Today, Bloomberg News dropped a bombshell; the feeling is mutual; if the Islanders don’t leave on their own, Barclays will push them out. According to a report on […]

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 19: The New York Islanders celebrate a 3-0 shutout against the Dallas Stars at the Barclays Center on January 19, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders At The Break: Come Together, Right Now

All season long we have been waiting for the team that did this last May: Through the first three months of the season things just weren’t the same. The departures of Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen, and Matt Martin really seemed to have an effect on the team. Even with the additions of Andrew Ladd and […]

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State Senator Starts “Bring The Islanders Home” Campaign

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, someone in NY State government wants the Islanders back at the Coliseum. It’s pretty clear most fans want the Islanders back in Nassau County at the very least, and back to the newly renovated Coliseum in an ideal world. Now, one NY State Senator, Kenneth LaValle, is taking […]

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John Tavares Reiterates His Committment to Islanders

If John Tavares plans on leaving the Islanders after next season, he sure has a funny way of showing it. Once again, Tavares told reporters he does not plan to leave the Isles when his contract ends. Speaking to Newsday at practice Monday, the captain once again stated his desire to see things through with […]

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 16: Cal Clutterbuck #15 of the New York Islanders and Craig Cunningham #22 of the Arizona Coyotes battle during the first period at the Barclays Center on November 16, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Look To Bounce Back Against Coyotes

New York Islanders (15-15-7, 37 pts) at Arizona Coyotes (11-22-6, 28 pts) When: Saturday, January 7th, 2017 Where: Gila River Area, Glendale, AZ Time: 8 PM EST TV: MSG+2 (Brendan Burke, Butch Goring) Radio: 970AM – The Answer, 88.7FM-WRHU, 103.9FM – LI News (Chris King, Greg Picker) After the Islanders fell to the league-worst Colorado Avalanche […]

TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 05: Forward Frederik Gauthier #22 of Canada moves the puck against goaltender Ilya Sorokin #1 of Russia during the Gold medal game of the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship on January 05, 2015 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Dennis Pajot/Getty Images)

No Halak, No Problem: Islanders’ Future In Net Looks Bright

The Islanders have been dealing with a three goalie carousel for most of last season, and all of this season. Today, the team decided to stop the carousel, and place Jaroslav Halak on waivers. Halak was given multiple chances to reclaim his number one goalie title, but his play was extremely inconsistent and the Islanders […]

UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 19: (L-R) Jiggs McDonald and Ed Westfall watch a banner raising in honor of Ed Westfall prior to the game between the New York Islanders and the Boston Bruins at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 19, 2011 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jiggs McDonald Set to Hang Up the Microphone For Good

Broadcasting legend, Hockey Hall of Famer, and all-around good guy, Jiggs McDonald looks to be finally hanging up the microphone for good. “In all likelihood that will be the finale, Eric,” McDonald told me. “Just works out that the Kings game I was asked to do is a month after the MSG/Islanders game Vs FL. […]

NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 07: Stephen Gionta #11 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Calgary Flames at the Prudential Center on April 7, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. The Flames shutout the Devils 1-0.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Sign Stephen Gionta to Two-Way Deal; Recall Him

The New York Islanders signed veteran forward Stephen Gionta to a two-way deal for the rest of the season, and have recalled him from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL. In seven games with the Sound Tigers this season (he was playing on an AHL deal), he had one goal and two assists.  In […]

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders makes the first period save on Mats Zuccarello #36 of the New York Rangers at the Barclays Center on December 6, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: Keeping The Line Moving

The Islanders look to have their points streak extended tonight, when they take on the Blues in Brooklyn. The Islanders have points in five straight (4-0-1) Thomas Greiss gets the start in net. Anthony Beauvillier will be back in the lineup, and Johnny Boychuk is a game-time decision. Coach Jack Capuano said Ryan Strome may […]

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Sharks Bite Back Late, Sinking Islanders Again

It happened again. Just when you thought the Islanders were finding their rhythm, bad puck luck strikes again. With less than a minute remaining, trailing 2-1, Nick Leddy took a pass from John Tavares, and rifled home a one-timer past Aaron Dell to tie the game 2-2. At that moment, Islanders fans believed they would […]

TAMPA, FL - MAY 8: Members of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrate a series win over the New York Islanders after Game Five of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 8, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Islanders Get Struck By Lightning Yet Again

The Islanders just don’t match up well with the Lightning. Once again, the Lightning got off to an early lead and never looked back. The Isles fell to Tampa 4-1. Something has to give here. The Islanders just don’t look good. I don’t know if they need to bench Thomas Greiss and Jaroslav Halak and […]

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Mathew Barzal Returned to Seattle Thunderbirds

Mathew Barzal has been returned to his Junior team by the Islanders. In two games with the Islanders, Barzal was a -2. He registered 0 shots on goal, but 6 PIM. We all recall those back-to-back penalties he took against Washington. The 6-foot, 183-pound center will be entering fourth season with the Seattle Thunderbirds of […]

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Oilers Too Slick For Islanders In Shootout Loss

At least tonight the Islanders didn’t wait until the third to give up the lead tonight. They did it early. The team came out like a house on fire. Nick Leddy scored just 13 seconds in, and Shane Prince followed 5:36 later. The Isles were out to an early 2-0 lead. It felt like finally, […]

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 17:  Cal Clutterbuck #15Head coach Jack Capuano of the New York Islanders watches the action from the bench against the Vancouver Canucks at the Barclays Center on January 17, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Canucks defeated the Islanders 2-1 in the shootout.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Coaching Change Would Not Solve The Islanders’ Issues

What do you want first, the good news or the bad news? I’ll give you the bad news first. This team is playing very poorly and looks like a walking disaster. The good news? There’s 72 games left on the schedule, and still time to turn things around. We are all frustrated.  4-6-0 was not […]

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 02: Eric Fehr #16 of the Pittsburgh Penguins looks to block a first period shot by John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders at the Barclays Center on April 2, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Travel To Pittsburgh Looking To “Steel” A Win

   New York Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Pregame Report When: October 27th, 2016 Where: PPG Paints Arena Time: 7:00 PM EDT TV: MSG+ (Brendan Burke, Butch Goring) Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM,  AM 570, WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker)   The Islanders (3-4-0) hope to bounce back from a tough loss last night to […]

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 20: Travis Hamonic #3 of the New York Islanders celebrates a first period goal against the Montreal Canadiens at the Barclays Center on November 20, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Leading Canadiens Come To Brooklyn To Face Islanders

 Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Islanders Pregame Report When: October 26th, 2016 Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY Time: 7:00 PM EDT TV: MSG+ (Brendan Burke, Butch Goring) Radio: WFAN 101.9 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM,  AM 570, WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker)   The Islanders look to have finally gotten things headed in the […]

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 07: Steve Bernier #16 of the New York Islanders skates against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on April 7, 2016 in New York City. The Islanders defeated the Rangers 4-1.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Steve Bernier Agrees To Two-Way Deal With Islanders

The Islanders came to terms on a two-way deal today with Steve Bernier. He is a good insurance policy in case a forward goes down and the Islanders want a veteran presence. Keep in mind, he is still just 31. Bernier is currently on waivers. Once he clears, he will head to Bridgeport. Below is […]

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