Lamoriello, Trotz Orchestrate Islanders' Big Turnaround

Lamoriello, Trotz Orchestrate Islanders' Big Turnaround

April 21st, 2019 NEW YORK — Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz say they didn't know exactly what to expect from the New York Islanders this season. There were plenty of questions after the Islanders gave up 293 goals — the most in the NHL since 2006-07 — while missing the ...
The Islanders' Potential Second Round Matchup

The Islanders' Potential Second Round Matchup

April 21st, 2019 As the New York Islanders wait for the result of the series between the Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders are paying close attention to both teams as a potential second round matchup. Washington Capitals Islanders' head coach Barry Trotz won the Stanley Cup with the...

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April 17th, 2019
Pittsburgh Penguins

PITTSBURGH — The New York Islanders' turnaround season is heading to the second round of the playoffs. Jordan Eberle scored for the fourth straight game, Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots and the Islanders finished off Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Peng...
April 16th, 2019
New York Islanders

Early in the season, it took some time for the New York Islanders to buy into coach Barry Trotz's systems and for the team to find its groove. But what's come out on the other side is a disciplined team on the cusp of something only one other Islanders squad has done in the last quarter century - win a playoff series. What they've proved, beyond the fact that they're simply a good team, is that they're focused and hungry. The Islanders aren't looking beyond this series and know there's work to be done. One Game at a Time What was clear after Sunday's win was that the team understood that Game 4 may be the most difficult of the series. They'll be facing a desperate Penguins team on the brink of elimination, and the Islanders are fully aware. https://twitter.com/NYIslanders/status/1117522103027290112 Robin Lehner's thoughts echoed throughout the locker room during the post-game interviews, indicative of the team's leadership from general manager Lou Lamoriello down...
April 14th, 2019
Pittsburgh Penguins

PITTSBURGH — The New York Islanders are on the cusp of just their second playoff series win in more than a quarter-century. Jordan Eberle scored for the third straight game, Robin Lehner stopped 25 shots and the Islanders rolled to a 4-1 victory over t...