Lou Lamoriello

Despite Disappointing Loss, the Islanders Are Rolling

“It’s a long season” is something we all hear ad nauseam in NHL circles. That doesn’t make it any less true, however, as the Islanders are reminded us with their 6 game-winning streak, which ended last night in Los Angeles. After beating a lifeless San Jose team on Sunday, the Isles looked like a team […]

Read More

Islanders Find the Urgency They Desperately Need

Tuesday night’s game against the St. Louis Blues presented another opportunity for the New York Islanders to continue to build momentum in their push for a playoff spot. By tying a season-high win streak of four games with a 4-2 victory, they did just that. And with their most immediate Eastern Conference competition continuing to […]

Read More

Islanders an Enigma Over the Past Month

Since Patrick Roy was hired to coach the New York Islanders on January 20th, the Islanders have been a bit of an enigma. There have been stretches of excellent play when the team seems fully committed to the system that Roy is trying to install. And there have been stretches of bad penalties, frequent turnovers, […]

Read More

Isles Ink Top D Prospect Isaiah George to ELC

The New York Islanders announced via social media that the club’s top defensive prospect, Isaiah George, had agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract. George was the Islanders’ fourth-round pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. The 19-year-old has spent the last two seasons playing for the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League, […]

Read More
Matt Murray

What is “Robidas Island”?

On Wednesday, it was announced by the Toronto Maple Leafs that Matt Murray and his whole $4.867 million cap hit would be placed on LTIR, essentially meaning it won’t count against the Leafs cap hit in the coming 2023-2024 season (It’s a little more complicated than that, but for the sake of ease, that’s what […]

Read More

What Does the 2023-24 Season Mean for Oliver Wahlstrom?

“A natural goal scorer, a rocket of a shot, a release similar to that of Ovechkin’s, an American sniper.”   These were all words used to describe the New York Islanders’ 11th overall pick in 2018, Oliver Wahlstrom. Some were shocked to see Wahlstrom fall all the way to 11th overall and thought he would be the […]

Read More
Leafs Goalies Jack Campbell and Frederik Andersen

The Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Franchise Goalies

In the first round of the 2005 Entry Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs selected a goalie with the 21st overall pick. This goalie would go on to become the winningest goalie in franchise history, leading them to 3 Stanley Cup Finals and 1 Stanley Cup victory while also winning a Vezina Trophy and William M. […]

Read More

New York Islanders Signs Four Players

The New York Islanders have announced that they’ve signed goaltender Ilya Sorokin to an eight-year contract extension worth $8.25 million annually. Pierre Engvall would receive a seven-year contract worth $3 million annually. Scott Mayfield would also receive a seven-year contract worth $3.5 million annually. Semyon Varlamov would receive a four-year contract worth an unknown annual […]

Read More

Kyle Dubas Has A History At The Draft

The Pittsburgh Penguins finally have a lottery pick for the first time in a long time.  The Penguins have only had a handful of first-round picks in the past ten years, with them in “win now” mode. The Penguins have traded most of their first-round picks, along with top prospects, in exchange for players to […]

Read More
Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Getty Images

Engvall Traded To The Islanders For A 2024 3rd Round Pick

Kyle Dubas continued to work the phones this afternoon as he called one of his “old friends” in Lou Lamoriello, and the two worked out a deal that saw the Leafs trade forward Pierre Engvall to the Islanders in exchange for a 2024 3rd round pick. Given how Lou’s tenure ended in Toronto, Lou always […]

Read More