Blog: Road To The Playoffs, Isles Need To Run Four Lines

January 24, 2020

The Bruins, Blues, Tampa Bay and yes, you can throw in the Capitals for good measure as well. They’re the best of the best. Other than the fact that these teams are built to win now, what separates them from the New York Islanders and everyone else? What is it that the Islanders don’t have that will keep them as a really good regular season team and not a perennial…

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Blog: Road To The Playoffs, A Look Back At 2019

January 23, 2020

As the New York Islanders are in the beginning days of their long break, many fans are looking for general manager, Lou Lamoriello, to make a move to improve the club because of the recent lackluster play and the belief that the Isles have hit their height and their is a fear that the Isles may not do well in the playoffs or worst yet, not make the playoffs at…

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Isles Talk Western Conference Preview

October 1, 2019

Welcome back for another season with Isles Talk everyone! As customary I always begin the year with a different look than other traditional predictions. I will include what I think the teams potential could be, but I also try to give an idea as to where the teams are as organizations on a whole. I do believe that you could see five teams from the Central Divsion make the playoffs…

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Blog: The NHL Rankings At the Quarter Mark

November 20, 2017

Welcome to the first quarter mark of the NHL where I will not only go over the NHL’s top 10 teams, but the current lottery teams as well as a brief look at where the New York Islanders current are. If you’re a first time reader, welcome! If not, then you already know that I’m a writer who looks at the percentages or point pace of each teams instead of…

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Isles Talk 2017-18 Western Conference Predictions

September 25, 2017

So we’re just about two weeks away from the start of the regular season and it’s time for my predictions segment. Now unlike many, I love doing predictions. It gives me a chance to really look into researching other teams and I pride myself on how that research comes to fruition. As always I will break down each conference into four categories: The Core; Bubble, Sophomores, and Lottery. When it…

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Isles Talk Rumor Roundup: Duchene, Landeskog, Duclair, Yakupov

December 3, 2016

Since it’s a slow night, I’d figure I take a look around the internet to see any possible trade rumors involving the Islanders. There really isn’t anything concrete or anything of substance, but I’ll just have some fun and this is strictly for entertainment, I have no confirmation on anything here, pure speculation. From Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal: There are rumblings Colorado would trade captain/left-winger Gabriel Landeskog for a…

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Isles Sneak Away With Two Past Blues

October 25, 2015

The Islanders gave up two goals in the third period, but managed to earn the extra point in overtime by beating the St. Louis Blues 3-2. Kyle Okposo, John Tavares scored during regulation while Mikhail Grabovski scored the game winner. St. Louis had a slew of players injured and it showed in the first period as they looked out of sync, but came back in the second and third periods….

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2015 Western Conference Predictions

April 15, 2015

Continuing on with the 2015 Stanley Cup first round predictions, it’s time for the Western Conference. Again I have my picks all set, but I’m just going to do the first round. Here we go! Anaheim Ducks & Winnipeg Jets Winner: Anaheim Anaheim has everything going for them and they should take this series. As a hockey fan, to see the fans in Winnipeg participate in the playoffs once again…

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Audio Blog – December 7 – Tough on Against the Blues

December 7, 2014

Unfortunately, the Isles did not finish the job for Bobby. On the day where they honored number 23 at the Coliseum, the Isles lost whatever momentum that they had in a 3 goal first period, and fell flat – as they lost to the Blues 6-4, Saturday afternoon. The Isles are now back in a first place tie with the Pittsburgh Penguins atop the Metro Division. The Blues dumped Jake…

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Isles Talk Western Conference Preview

October 8, 2014

#486981053 / gettyimages.com I usually do things thing a little different when it comes to regular season predictions. Like last year, I will categorize teams into certain groups and make a quick analysis on each team. Unfortunately, the Western Conference is like the rich getting richer and the poor get poorer. It’s real easy to predict with this Conference, so let’s have some fun. here we go: The Core: These…

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