New York Islanders

In today’s News & Notes, Paul Stastny will be out for a few games, Kevin Shattenkirk will reportedly be benched and The Islanders are moving on from Jan Kovar. Stastny out at Least 3 Games The Golden Knights will be without Stastny for at least their next three games with the team set to re-evaluate
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The New York Islanders have named Anders Lee the new captain of their franchise, the team announced Thursday. Lee will be taking over the reigns for the Islanders who lost their former captain John Tavares to the Toronto Maple Leafs in free agency. #Isles News: Anders Lee has been named the 15th captain in team
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The New York Islanders will open their season on Thursday night in Raleigh, North Carolina, against the Carolina Hurricanes. The team opened training camp on Sept. 13, with 68 players on the roster and now, in compliance with Tuesday’s deadline, they’re at 23. After eight preseason games (5-3-0) and over three weeks of preparing, here’s how
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Perhaps overshadowed by Mathew Barzal’s brilliance and Calder Memorial Trophy-winning season, Ryan Pulock’s first full National Hockey League season was still an impressive one. Now, Pulock isn’t only looking to build off his rookie campaign but to become the go-to guy on the New York Islanders’ blue line. Drafting Ryan Pulock In 2013, the Islanders used
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In today’s rumor rundown, there are rumblings the Toronto Maple Leafs might have interest in defenseman Justin Faulk, the New York Islanders would jump all over acquiring Sergei Bobrovsky if given a chance and Roman Josi is willing to keep Nashville’s blueline together when his contract comes up for renewal, even if that means making
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Hockey goaltenders use a catching glove, a stick, leg pads and several body pads made from hydrophobic synthetic leather, nylon and densely packed foam to stop pucks. But on Mar. 29, 2018, against the Detroit Red Wings, nine-year veteran goalie Robin Lehner made the most important save of his career… with a cell phone. It
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Calling him a steal would be an understatement. Drafted 152nd overall by the New York Islanders in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Anders Lee has turned out to be one of the best goal scorers in the National Hockey League. Having played parts of five seasons in the NHL, here are the top 10 moments
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When things aren’t going well for a team, their fans get frustrated. Scoring droughts, short-side goals, and losing streaks drive fans crazy, leaving them looking for targets onto which they can vent their frustration. They need villains to blame so they create scapegoats, or if you prefer, they find players to put into the doghouse.
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Long before he became one of the biggest and most disappointing contracts in New York Islanders franchise history, Alexei Yashin was traded to the Islanders from the Ottawa Senators back on June 23, 2001. At the time, Yashin was a talented forward with a high-skill level and offensive upside that was clearly appealing to the
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On a somber day for the New York Islanders, who saw franchise center John Tavares walk away to sign a seven-year pact with his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs, the club is left to pick up the pieces. Naturally, new general manager and former Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello looked to his old club (the same as
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Unless you played for the New York Islanders or were a fan of the team, you despised Billy Smith. He was mean and ornery to say the least, and wielded his goalie stick like some sort of wild hatchet man. No opposing player was safe around Smith’s goal crease. Whether it was a butt end
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The New York Islanders announced they have traded forward Jason Chimera to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for heavy-hitting forward Chris Wagner on Monday, according to the team. #Isles Transaction: team has acquired Chris Wagner from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Jason Chimera. pic.twitter.com/kEf8WdEssi — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) February 26, 2018 Chimera is
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The New York Islanders announced that they have signed forward Josh Bailey to a multi-year contract extension. The deal is reportedly worth $30-million over six years and will carry an annual average value (AAV) of $5 million. Bailey will remain with the club through the 2023-24 season. #Isles Transaction: Josh Bailey has agreed to terms on
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