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Designed by Branden Otto, his new jersey design pays tribute to the Nassau Coliseum. (Branden Otto/OttoArt)

Nassau Coliseum Honored With New Jersey Design

Over the last four-plus decades, the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum has been the home of the New York Islanders. Dubbed “Fort Neverlose” because of the Islanders’ dominance in the Stanley […]

by · March 7, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Tyler Kennedy brings experience to the Isles' bottom-six and could be a good insurance option should anything happen to any of New York's forwards. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Tyler Kennedy Was Never Let Out of McLellan’s Dog House

Botched Investment On Monday’s trade deadline the San Jose Sharks cut bait with well known role playing forward Tyler Kennedy. Famous for his days contributing offense alongside Jordan Staal in Pittsburgh, […]

The New York Islanders didn't need to make any immediate moves during this deadline day, but the moves that they made solidified their team nonetheless.

Why Garth Snow’s Trade Deadline Was A Success

After much speculation, the 2015 NHL Trade Deadline went by relatively quietly for Garth Snow and the New York Islanders. Making a goalie swap that saw Chad Johnson traded to the […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
The New York Islanders didn't need to make any immediate moves during this deadline day, but the moves that they made solidified their team nonetheless.

Islanders Add Depth on Deadline Day

With the trade deadline having passed yesterday, the Islanders were in an unfamiliar spot.  They were looking to add to their team for a playoff push as they look to […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Michal Neuvirth has been facing lots of shots all season long while starting in the Sabres' crease, so the goalie comes to Long Island having established some sort of playing rhythm - something that Chad Johnson was simply unable to do. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Trade Deadline: Goalie Trade Part II, Neuvirth and Halak Team Up

The 2015 NHL Trade Deadline has warranted few trades so far, at least on deadline day. But the Buffalo Sabres have made their mark with a chance at the top […]

Griffin Reinhart could be a candidate to fill out the Islanders' defense. (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

Should the Islanders Trade Griffin Reinhart?

Earlier this week, the Islanders made headlines as they signed defenseman Nick Leddy to a 7 year extension.  My THW colleague Pete Judge did an excellent piece on why that […]

Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy were some of Garth Snow's biggest hauls during the 2014 offseason, and they have certainly paid their dividends. (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

Nick Leddy’s Big Contract is a Steal

News came down yesterday that Nick Leddy, the top-pairing defenseman who alongside Johnny Boychuk has helped finally solidify the position for the New York Islanders, had signed a 7-year extension […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, New York Islanders
Chris Stewart will be a hot commodity at the trade deadline. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Should the Islanders Pursue Grit Rather than Skill?

With the Islanders forward depth having taken a major hit recently with the loss of Mikhail Grabovski and potential loss of Frans Nielsen, Islander fans are again discussing team needs […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders
Keith Yandle

Would Keith Yandle Fit with the Islanders?

With the trade deadline coming up, Islander fans like every teams fans are discussing what needs their team has and who they think the team should attempt to acquire to […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 1 comment · Arizona Coyotes, New York Islanders
(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Could Jagr Be the Islanders Gaborik?

With the trade deadline getting closer, the Islanders are in an odd position, being a buyer rather than a seller.  Over the years, it had been customary for the Islanders to […]

Solid offensively, more than reliable and trustworthy on the defensive side of the puck, special teams weapon. How can one begin to gauge Nielsen's worth? (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Carolina Hurricanes Astonishing Jekyll and Hyde Routine

View image | The Carolina Hurricanes are nothing if not entertaining. One night they go out and look horrible, giving rise to incendiary fan frustration. The next night they […]

Michael Grabner stepped up his play after returning from the Olympics, but has been sidelined lately due to a concussion. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Rivalry: On The Verge of A New Golden Age

Anyone who doesn’t think a playoff series between the Rangers and Islanders would be incredibly, tremendously, fabulously, unfathomably, unbearably and insanely epic, really does need to see a doctor. Monday […]