2:27 AM EDT, Thu September 20, 2018
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New York Islanders 2018-19 Season Preview

If the New York Islanders are going to accomplish anything this season, they will have to do it as underdogs. They failed to qualify for the playoffs in each of the last two seasons and after John Tavares’ departure for his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs, the odds are against the Islanders to return to the postseason. […] The post New York Islanders 2018-19 Season Preview appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
PensBurgh Sep 18, 2018
2018-19 Metropolitan Division Preview: New York Islanders

2018-19 Metropolitan Division Preview: New York Islanders

With Tavares gone, the Islanders look to Barzal and newly hired Barry Trotz to improve on their 80-point finish from last season. New York made a plethora of offseason moves, including the additions of former Leafs’ general manager Lou Lamoriello and former Washington head coach Barry Trotz. The front office finally gets two experienced guys, one coming off a Stanley Cup championship, with their sights set on curing the seemingly everlasting sickness of the Islanders’ organization by offering some stability in a shaky, hostile environment. That hostility comes from one of the biggest...
The Hockey Writers Sep 17, 2018

Islanders Impress in Trotz’s First Game

Could it have gone any better than the way it did? Sunday afternoon, the New York Islanders returned to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to kick off their busy preseason schedule and host the Philadelphia Flyers. It was the team’s first game on Long Island since their preseason game against the Flyers last year on Sept. […] The post Islanders Impress in Trotz’s First Game appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
SNY TV Sep 13, 2018

Islanders' Anders Lee won't compare his contract to Tavares: 'Our cases are different'

The Islanders already missed out on their coveted free agent in C John Tavares this offseason. But that is now officially in the past, and focus turns toward another Isles key cog that will see his contract expire at the end of the year as well.
Puck Prose Sep 13, 2018

New York Islanders: Top 10 Prospects Entering 2018

The New York Islanders prospect pool is among the best in the NHL. Let’s take a look at their top 10 prospects. The New York Islanders are experiencing a bit of a youth movement. With the departure of John Tavares, the Isles are transitioning to a younger core led by Calder Trophy winner Mathew Barzal. […] New York Islanders: Top 10 Prospects Entering 2018 - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL