August 15th, 2017Throughout August, The Hockey Writers will be releasing a series of bold predictions. Team by team, this series will take shape as we look at some of the more questionable possibilities that could come into fruition during the 2017-18 season.
Staying the Metropolitan Division, we head to...
August 9th, 2017Two very important centers have made the rumor mill on Wednesday. Both very well could stay with their respective teams, but it hasn't stopped people from speculating. What will become of both Tyler Seguin and John Tavares if the Dallas Stars and New York Islanders can't respectively get their...
The Travis Hamonic trade saga is finally over. After the young defender made a request to be traded to be closer to his family in Western Canada followed by a rescinding of that trade request, the Islanders have moved Hamonic to the Calgary Flames, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reported Saturday...June 24th, 2017
In the six years that have passed since the New York Islanders used the fifth overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft to select Ryan Strome, the Mississauga native has yet to live up to expectation. However, after being sent to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for veteran forward Jordan Eberle,...June 24th, 2017
The Edmonton Oilers have traded forward Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders in exchange for Ryan Strome, the Oilers announced Thursday following the lifting of the trade freeze. Strome is 23 years old and has scored 45 and 126 points in 258 career NHL games with the Islanders. The...June 22nd, 2017
It is rumored that there are four potential teams giving their first-round draft picks to the Vegas Golden Knights as part of their plan to protect as many of their current roster as possible. Those teams are the New York Islanders, Columbus Blue Jackets, Anaheim Ducks and Tampa Bay...June 20th, 2017
Even if the New York Islanders make a trade before this year’s expansion draft, they will lose a quality player. There’s no way to deny it. However, with depth in the prospect pool and in the AHL, the Islanders know they can still enter the 2017-18 with a better team.
Isles Forced to Expose...June 17th, 2017
With the NHL Expansion Draft looming, the New York Islanders could lose two defensemen. The core of any hockey team needs top-flight d-men and the Isles have a talented group. With Ryan Pulock and Devon Toews in the AHL as well, the Islanders have organizational depth.
Islanders Forced to Make...June 13th, 2017