Author: Nicole Shirman

Lane Lambert behind the bench during an Islanders game

A Season of Moving Pieces for the Islanders

With rumors about off-season moves swirling like a tempest, the uncertainty cloaking the New York Islanders season is compounded by the many moving parts shaping how it plays out. Lane Lambert, a veteran behind the bench but a rookie NHL Head Coach, will perhaps be the most impactful. Lambert has his work cut out for […]

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The Bridgeport Islanders celebrating after beating the Providence Bruins

A New Season Brings Change for the Bridgeport Islanders

As Islanders fans anxiously wait for their NHL team to make off-season moves, let’s look at what to expect from the farm system in the 2022-23 season and what has changed since last season.  The Bridgeport Islanders made their deepest playoff run (and first run past the first round) in almost two decades this past […]

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Calle Odelius, Quinn Finley, and Isaiah George posing after being drafted by the Islanders

Breaking Down the New York Islanders’ 2022 Draft Class

Calle Odelius: LD (Round 2, 65th overall) Calle Odelius led all defensemen on his team in scoring in his first season with Djurgårdens IF J20, putting up 30 points in 43 games. His reliability and consistency even earned him a seven-game call-up to the SHL. He represented Sweden at the U18 World Junior Championship, where […]

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Jessica Campbell and Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser Break Hockey Barriers

As female fans, it can often feel ostracizing to be the “odd man out” in an overwhelmingly male-dominated hockey industry. It seems that 2022 has plans to change that. An already landmark year for women in NHL coaching and management has been bolstered even further by the hiring of Jessica Campbell as a Coachella Valley […]

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