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Nick Rizzo

Diehard Isles fan from Staten Island. Have had season tickets with my father for over 20 years. He goes all the way back to 1972. Live, sleep, and breathe Islanders Hockey,

New Culture, Accountability, Captaincy, Breakout Players for the Islanders

Well, here we are just 51 (Frans Nielsen) days from the puck to drop on the 2018-19 season. The offseason was interesting for sure, to say the least. Don’t worry this isn’t another article about pajama boy because we are all sick of hearing about him (except leafs fans of ...

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Snow must Show

Time for Garth Snow to show the Fans and Ownership he’s willing to do whatever it takes to improve this team. It’s been quite the start of the year for the New York Islanders. During the first two months of the season, the Islanders clearly exceeded expectations. They were the ...

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Emergence of a Superstar

It’s been an impressive start to the season for the New York Islanders and forward Matt Barzal is a big reason for that. Centering the second line, Matt has jumped out to an incredible start and will likely be in the running for the Calder Trophy all season. After last ...

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Season Preview with Chris King (Part 2)

Here is the continued interview with Isles Radio Voice, Chris King N: That’s what I was going to ask, you talk about the bids being sent in and waiting for a decision; now this could factor into the trade deadline and puts Garth Snow in a very difficult position if ...

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Season Preview with Chris King (Part 1)

With the season QUICKLY approaching, I had the pleasure of speaking with Islanders Radio Play by Play man, Chris King, yesterday evening and it was a very informative interview. First, I just want to say you won’t meet anyone like Chris in this business. He’s truly a gentleman, he’s extremely ...

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Keep Calm, JT will stay

Yes I know it’s after July 1st and John Tavares does not have a new deal. There is no deal in place for an arena, so what makes me feel so calm about the captain staying? Loyalty. John has proven since draft day that he is loyal to this organization. He was ...

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With just about a month and a half away from training camp, the roster is completely overloaded with an abundance of forwards and defenseman. Looking at this roster now with all of the veterans already  and the next wave of young talent set to join the team, it is going ...

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