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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)

Will Kennedy Stick with Isles?

At the trade deadline a couple of weeks ago, the Islanders surprised some as they acquired Tyler Kennedy from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a conditional draft pick. […]

Jaroslav Halak has been a rock in the Isles' crease this season, and the goalie would certainly need to bring his A-game in a playoff match-up with the Rangers. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Game of Numbers: New York Islanders Edition

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, franchise player […]

by · March 31, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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Grabovski’s Absence Troubling Islanders

Since losing Mikhail Grabovski to an “upper body injury” (concussion) after a hit from Nashville’s Eric Nystrom, the Islanders are 2-5-2 and losing ground in the Metropolitan Division. Nystrom’s hit […]

Michael Grabner is always a threat for a breakaway when he is on the ice and has been a big reason for New York's success this season. (Icon SMI)

Are Michael Grabner’s Islander Days Numbered?

Michael Grabner arrived with the Islanders in time for the 2010/2011 NHL season after the team claimed him on waivers from the Florida Panthers.  Grabner burst on the scene in […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Joshua Ho-Sang was viewed as a controversial player by many teams, but he was simply too good to be passed on when Garth Snow traded back into the first round for a late selection. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Josh Ho-Sang Still Facing Undeserved Criticism

“There are guys ahead of me who are nowhere near me.” Josh Ho-Sang’s comments in a Toronto Sun article just before the 2014 NHL draft were, for many hockey fans, […]

by · March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders, OHL, Prospects
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What Ever Happened To: Rob Schremp?

Remember Rob Schremp? Schremp was once touted as one of the NHL’s most promising young players. He was a gifted playmaker and goal scorer who was well known for his […]

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Top 5 Feel-Good Stories of the NHL Season

The 2014-15 NHL season is not yet over, but fans have been treated to their fair share of exciting storylines so far, both good and bad. The Bill Masterton Memorial […]

Jaroslav Halak has been a rock in the Isles' crease this season, and the goalie would certainly need to bring his A-game in a playoff match-up with the Rangers. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

How Important Is Jaroslav Halak for the Islanders?

One major issue the Islanders had in their playoff series two years ago with Pittsburgh was the inability for the team to get a big save when they needed it.  It […]

by · March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Nielsen might not be the most outspoken member of the Islanders, but he has clearly led by example since becoming a mainstay with New York. (Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports)

Get Over It: Islanders’ Stability Key to Success

There is no debating the fact that the 2014-15 New York Islanders look significantly different than the “ghosts of Islanders’ past.” There is no doubting the legitimacy of this team’s […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum has been home to the New York Islanders for more than forty years, and it has meant the world to some Islanders fans - and deservedly so.

Isles Fans: Don’t Believe the Politicians

Ever since Bruce Ratner was awarded the ability to develop the Nassau Coliseum and most of the surrounding land, a lot of Islander fans were holding out hope that the […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Bridgeport Report: Ryan Pulock is Awesome

Bridgeport Report: Ryan Pulock is Awesome

Though this season’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers aren’t much to look at, the trio of young defensive prospects that are growing under the guidance of Brent Thompson have been impressive all […]

The Islanders must sustain their level of play going into the Stanley Cup Playoffs and cannot afford to falter at such a late stage in the regular season. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Islanders Still Face Must-Win Games

With only 13 regular season games left on the NHL schedule, hockey fans are either pondering about who their team could be facing in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, how their […]

by · March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders