April 29th, 2016 In Anaheim Ducks, Florida Panthers, New York Islanders 0 comments

The New York Rangers. The Philadelphia Flyers. The Detroit Red Wings. The Chicago Blackhawks. Some of the financial powerhouses in hockey are now eliminated from post-season contention. The Rangers, the highest-valued NHL team by Forbes magazine, bowed out in round one without much of a fight. The Blackhawks, to their credit, did put up a...

April 28th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, New York Islanders, Top Stories 0 comments

Boy, is it a good time to be an Islanders fan. The team just won its first playoff series in 23 years and has grabbed an early lead on the Lightning in the Conference Semifinals. Meanwhile, the Rangers have already cleaned out their lockers, the Mets and Yankees are still a couple of months away from relevance, the Jets and Giants are further away...

April 26th, 2016 In Islanders History, New York Islanders 0 comments

Moving forward in the Stanley Cup playoffs, The Hockey Writers will be taking a short look at the past successes of the final eight teams left in the postseason. When was the last time they reached the Stanley Cup Finals? How long has it been since they hoisted the Cup? Starting in the Eastern Conference, the New York Islanders let the league...

April 26th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, New York Islanders, Top Stories 0 comments

Before Sunday night, before his last-gasp equalizer and his brilliant double-overtime winner and his team’s first playoff series victory in 23 years, John Tavares had already begun to rewrite his playoff reputation. But Holy Christ – or should we say, “Holy Greiss?” – what a plot twist we were in for. In a span of about 30 minutes...

April 25th, 2016 In Islanders History, New York Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

After Game 6 Sunday Night at Barclays Center between the New York Islanders and the Florida Panthers, you could hear all over Long Island and Brooklyn "Yes, Yes, Yes." The infamous streak of 23 years of not winning a playoff series is over for the Islanders organization. To put it into perspective the last time the Isles won a playoff series...

April 21st, 2016 In Injury Report, New York Islanders, News 0 comments

According to a report from Arthur Staple of NewsDay.Com, Ryan Pulock did not travel with the Islanders to Florida for game five versus the Florida Panthers. https://twitter.com/StapeNewsday/status/723241237424275456 Pulock was injured on Wednesday night on the same shift in which the Panthers scored the game-winning goal in what was...

April 21st, 2016 In New York Islanders, Top Stories 0 comments

The New York Islanders Wednesday night, failed to do something they have not done in 14 years, win consecutive playoff games. Seems crazy to think that a franchise who won a record 19 consecutive playoffs series, a feat which probably will never be broken, simply cannot put two wins together.  It could cost them once again. The series shifts...

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