After just an 89-day offseason, the Isles are back as Training Camp officially opens today. The New York Islanders will look slightly different after the departures of Nick Leddy and Jordan Eberle, but top to bottom the Isles remain a contender in the Eastern Conference. There are still a few ...Read More »
Lou Needs to Trade, But What Can He Trade?
As we draw closer to the trade deadline, Islander fans and Isles Twitter have grown restless as they watch their team’s weaknesses be exposed during every game that isn’t against the Detroit Red Wings. The last trade the New York Islanders have made as of January 29th, 2020, was the ...Read More »
Q & A with Artist Sean Connors
IslesBlog recently spoke with Sean Connors, an Islanders fan and artist that was profiled in a recent MSG fan commercial. We talked about his art, his inspiration and his Islanders fandom. At what age did you realize you had more artistic talent than the average kid? Probably around the the ...Read More »
Putting together an NHL roster is an interesting dynamic. While it seems obvious that one would select their best 23 players in the organization it is not that simple. Even removing the aspect that all the positions must be filled there are many logistical issues that must be dealt with. ...Read More »
Islanders Sign First Round Pick Mathew Barzal to 3 Year Entry Level Deal
The New York Islanders have signed 2015 first-round draft pick Mathew Barzal to an entry-level contract, according to the team’s official website. He was the Islanders’ pick at No. 16 in the most recent draft, and scored 57 points in 44 contests last year in the WHL. The forward also was ...Read More »