Blog: New York Islanders Preseason Review

September 12, 2018

Welcome back to another season of New York Islanders hockey here at Isles Talk everyone. To say it was a summer to remember is a complete understatement, but I’m here to write about what’s in front of us and that’s the preseason, which begins on Sunday. Entering the preseason, many have the Islanders finishing out of the playoffs but not as bad as they were last year. To be more…


NHL Season Preview: Changing Of The Guards

September 8, 2017

Welcome back to the NHL season everyone! It’s September and that means preseason hockey games, predictions and previews galore of your favorite NHL teams. I always try to pride myself on predictions so that I get a better understanding of the clubs, so during the summer I talk to a countless amount of fans, season ticket holders and media personalities who cover the NHL to get a good pulse for…


Eastern Conference Preseason Rankings: By The Numbers

September 1, 2015

Welcome to September everyone! The month where, when you’re a hockey fan, you want to skip like Thanksgiving and move right into Christmas, or in this case the month of October. What September does give hockey fans are training camps and preseason games to watch as a teaser, a chance to start predicting where your favorite team will finish a the end of the season or determine how much blood…


Game Preview: Isles & Devils At The Rock

October 2, 2014

#183172653 / What looks like to be a lopsided lineup tonight, the New York Islanders will head to Newark and square off against the New Jersey Devils. According to Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post here are the line ups for the Islanders: #Isles projected D pairs: Hickey-Hamomic; Reinhart-Strait; Ness-Mayfield. Again, Halak in nets, Poulin backing up. — Brett Cyrgalis (@BrettCyrgalis) October 2, 2014 #Isles projected lines (w/…


Isles Beat Bruins 5-3

October 1, 2014

Exciting game to say the least from the Islanders last night. Again, no one got injured and that’s the important part. The New York Islanders are 3-1 in this years preseason and that’s another thing I’m concerned about. The microscopes that are under the players is none of my concern and I’ll leave that to the coaching staff. When the roster is trimmed further and I see more of the…


Isles Visit Boston

September 30, 2014

#466109689 / The New York Islanders visit TD Bank & the Boston Bruins this evening starting at 7pm. The projected lineups are as follows: Forwards Conacher-Tavares-Okposo Bailey-Strome-Kulemin Lee-Nielsen-Skille Martin-Cizikas-Clutterbuck Defenseman Hickey-Donovan Czuczman-Mayfield Reinhart-Brennan Goalies Poulin Leggio My take: Again, I’ll emphasize that as long as no one gets injured, it’s already a good game. Another left wing for John Tavares as Corey Conacher gets a look. Don’t read too…


Hello Brooklyn!

September 27, 2014

The Islanders were at the Barclays Center yesterday for their exhibition game against the New Jersey Devils. Isles Talk was there as I came in from Pennsylvania to see the game and take in the Barclays experience. I go to at least 7-10 Islanders games a year while visiting the Prudential Center on occasion. I usually take the Tappan Zee Bridge and eventually get to the Throgs Neck and Long Island,…


Some Islanders Return Early

September 5, 2014

Since it is September and just weeks away from the start of training camp, I just wanted to post a few tweets from the New York Islanders for your viewing pleasure. Brock Nelson, Cal Clutterbuck, Eric Boulton, T.J. Brennan, Matt Martin, Frans Nielsen, Thomas Hickey, Andrey Pedan, Matt Carkner and Lukas Sutter are all at an informal skating practice at Ice Works. If they post any more, I will put…


Islanders Split Squad in Saskatechewan and Alberta – Tuesday Night Hockey

If your an Islanders fan, unless you live under a rock, you are well aware that the team(s) crank up their pre-season schedule with split squad tilts against the Flames in Western Canada.  The game is not on any of the MSG channels but the game in Calgary can be viewed by going here.  Originally there was going to be a radio stream available too but that has since been…

September 17, 2013