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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 08:  Joshua Ho-Sang #66 skates in the 2015 New York Islanders Blue & White Rookie Scrimmage & Skills Competition at the Barclays Center on July 8, 2015 in Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

After Rocky Start, Ho-Sang Excited For First NHL Game

After many ups and down, Josh Ho-Sang finally will get his shot with the big club starting tonight, when the Islanders travel to Dallas to take on the Stars at 8:30 PM. It seems like a long time, but it’s only been two and a half yeas since Ho-Sang was drafted. Ah, the trials and […]

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Try as He Might, Snow Comes Up Empty at Deadline

Well, 3 PM has passed, and no one from another franchise is going to be wearing blue and orange tomorrow. If the rumors are true, you have to give Garth Snow some credit. He tried desperately to pry Matt Duchene away from Colorado, to no avail. Rumor has it he offered two separate deals with […]

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Beau Knows Homecomings; Islanders Blank Canadiens

Sometimes you can’t script even the best drama, and if tonight is any indication, Beau knows drama. Anthony Beauvillier, who grew up an hour away from the Bell Centre in Montreal, scored the game winner, his first ever, as the Islanders shut out the Canadiens 3-0. It was the first time since April of 2014 […]

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 26:  Travis Hamonic #3 of the New York Islanders and Andrew Shaw #65 of the Montreal Canadiens battle during the second period at the Barclays Center on October 26, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Travel to Montreal Hoping to Humble the Habs

New York Islanders  (28-21-10) 66 Pts @  Montreal Canadiens (32-20-8) 72 pts When: February 23rd, 2107 Where: Bell Centre, Montreal, QC Time: 7:30 PM EST TV: MSG+ (Brendan Burke, Butch Goring) Radio: 660 AM, 101.9 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM and WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker) The Islanders begin the second leg of their […]

BRIDGEPORT, CT - DECEMBER 22:  Members of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers wear jerseys emblazoned with the names of Sandy Hook Elementary shooting victims during a moment of silence before a game against the Adirondack Phantoms at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard on December 22, 2012 in Bridgeport, Connecticut.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Bridgeport Sound Tigers Continue To Obliterate Rest of AHL

By now you know the names that the Islanders have to look forward to in their lineup of the future: Josh Ho-Sang, Michael Dal Colle, Devon Toews, Eamon MacAdam, and Ryan Pulock to name a few. If you’re the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the future is now. If the way these guys are performing currently is […]

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09:  Bracken Kearns #38 of the New York Islanders skates against the Buffalo Sabres at the Barclays Center on April 9, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Sabres defeated the Islanders 4-3 in overtime.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Recall Bracken Kearns On Emergency Basis

With Casey Cizikas and Cal Clutterbuck banged up after last night’s 3-1 victory in Detroit, the Islanders decided to make a move for a fresh body. The team placed Shane Prince on IR, retroactive  to 2/12, and recalled Bracken Kearns from AHL Bridgeport. Kearns, 35, is the Sound Tigers’ leading scorer with 18 goals and […]

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Anders Lee #27 of the New York Islanders (R) scores at 5:16 of the first period against Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings at the Barclays Center on December 4, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Head To Detroit To Begin Season Defining Trip

New York Islanders  (27-21-10) @  Detroit Red Wings(24-25-10) When: February 21st, 2107 Where: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI Time: 7:30 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) The Islanders head to Joe Louis Arena tonight to begin a make-or-break road […]

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 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 - 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 […]

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