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The 5 Hole: Broadway Beatdown

The Isles haven’t played since last Sunday afternoon, but the mandatory five-day break was a good time for everyone to reset. The players, the coaches, and the fans included. But, today it was time to get back to business as the unofficial start to the second half of the season ...

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The 5 Hole: No Love in Philly

As the snow created havoc among the Northeast, the New York Islanders were trying to weather a different storm that has ravaged them as of late. That storm was a 5-9-2 December swoon and three straight losses being outscored 15-4. But now at the exact halfway point of the season ...

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The 5 Hole: Dramatics on Broad Street

The New York Islanders had a lot to be thankful yesterday on Thanksgiving. They had won five of their last six, and heading into their late afternoon matinee with Philadelphia today, everything seemed to be clicking. Doug Weight and Co. knew that to continue their strong play, beginning to find ...

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The 5 Hole: Out of Gas in Raleigh

After probably their best win of the season last night, the New York Islanders were riding high as they headed in to Carolina this afternoon for the second of a home-and-home with the Hurricanes. New York was looking for the sweep of the back-to-back and looking to make it four ...

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The 5 Hole: Striking Like Lightning

Usually this early in the season, “measuring stick” games come far and few. But in terms of the Islanders tonight, it was staring them right in the face. Winners of eight of their last 12, the Isles were down in Tampa for a pivotal Eastern Conference showdown with the Lightning. ...

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The 5 Hole: Success in Smashville

John Tavares  scored three times in the 3rd period for his second hat trick in three games as the New York Islanders smashed the Nashville Predators with a 6-2 victory Saturday Night at Bridgestone Arena. Jordan Eberle scored his first two goals as an Islanders and New York scored 3 ...

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