The Answer is 42

A central theme that has developed after the Islanders 29 games thus far: third period goals allowed. It’s not the only one mind you, but it ties in to others; blown leads, poor confidence, sustained pressure and momentum, defense. The… Continue Reading


The 2012 NHL Trade Deadline

So we find ourselves at the craziest day in the NHL, well next to July when UFA’s are available to be signed. This year, I’m home – celebrating what will likely be an uneventful day for the New York Islanders.… Continue Reading


Islanders Look For Answers Against Flames

This has been a tough season. Not just for the New York Islanders, but – for those of us who follow the team and more importantly, TRY to blog about them. All too many times, I’ve started a post –… Continue Reading


Islanders Face Dallas: No Retaliation Needed

Dallas has come into New York, beating the Cross Town Rival New York Rangers 1-0 on Tuesday night and riding the hot hand of local kid – Eric Nystrom. The Islanders have now lost three straight, so they will be… Continue Reading


Islanders Look to Continue Stride Against Lightning

The Islanders have turned their snide around these last four games – earning 7 of 8 points, on the road no less. Tavares still cannot finish, but he’s certainly been able to start – earning three assists in their win… Continue Reading


Isles Look For Third Straight Road Win in Chicago

Things haven’t been easy for the Islanders this season, but they seem to have found the effort to weather the storm and find ways to win. Nobody could have seen this start coming for the Islanders, who finished strong last… Continue Reading


Rangers Hand Isles Another Loss, 3rd Jersey Revealed

So the Islanders lost in a tough way last night against their rival New York Rangers 4-2. The game was a fairly entertaining game, and although the Islanders played much better than they have in the last few – it… Continue Reading


Islanders Look for Change Against Rangers

November is typically a tough month for hockey, teams begin to gel and string together wins – like the Rangers have or; in the case of the Islanders, begin to struggle due to weaknesses. The Islanders have struggled mightily the… Continue Reading


Isles Strome Home, DP Out, Nabokov Dressed Against Lightning

It always seems to happen this way, the off season takes forever to pass – but here we are already almost three games into the 2011/12 NHL season, at least for the Islanders. Earlier this afternoon, the Islanders sent their… Continue Reading


Two Games In: Some Quick Observations

The Islanders have completed their first two games of the season, suffering from a 2-0 loss to the Florida Panthers on Saturday and hanging on for a 2-1 win this afternoon against the Minnesota Wild. While it’s entirely too early… Continue Reading


Season Opener! Panthers at Islanders

In an off season that saw the Islanders very active in areas all across the spectrum, it’s finally behind us and we are ready to drop the puck. While the team may not have drawn in big name marquee free… Continue Reading


Okposo Signed to Five Year Deal

There is nothing like fantastic news after the first blazing hot day of the summer. It’s been a slow few weeks in Islanders country, although – not in terms of talks with Nassau County on that whole new Arena business.… Continue Reading