Psychologically, the Islanders play at home like they, too, are expecting the roof to cave in. They are now an incredible 5-11-2 at the Coliseum, by far the worst home record in the NHL. But yet they are 8-4-1 on the road.
Who are the 2013 Islanders? That’s hard to say at this point. But they are nearly halfway through their schedule and need to find out soon, or it will be another lost spring on Long Island.
Beers will join “America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh at a game Thursday night at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
What Rick DiPietro did back in September 2006 was probably what any of us would have done. He secured his future. And anyone who blames him for that, regardless of how his career turned out, is just a fool.
New York Islanders owner Charles Wang has been in talks with a Manhattan investment bank regarding the sale of the team, the New York Post has reported.
He might have just two games to notch a win. No coach lives comfortably with a multi-game losing streak. Seven in a row could be the last straw for Capuano here in Islanders Country.
For all the misfortune that seems to follow the Islanders around, it’s often easy to overlook the fact that they employ one of the NHL’s true shooting stars.
This ongoing series will focus on shining a light in an attempt to autopsy why the NHL not only died in Nassau County, but who helped hammer in the nails of the proverbial coffin.
Can anyone really get excited about the Islanders’ move right now? My issue is simple: there is no hockey.
Forgive me if I don’t celebrate with Michael Bloomberg, Marty Markowitz and Charles Wang. Brooklyn is better than Quebec, but it still feels like another punch to the soul for the true fans of a once-proud franchise.
To the fair-weather fan or perhaps the former Islanders players who did not follow the storylines, it seems a travesty that Nassau County has lost its hockey team. To just about everyone else paying attention, going to Brooklyn was a no-brainer.
According to an NHL source, Islanders owner Charles Wang will use the new developer aspects in Nassau County to put more pressure on the Barclays Center for a good deal. Things are starting to happen.
If you find positives in Nassau County’s new plan to renovate the area where the Islanders currently play, I have an old and dilapidated coliseum to sell you. This latest attempt to keep the NHL where it currently resides is pie in the sky.
After just one day of the NHL’s annual spending spree, the natural impulse for Islanders fans is to roll their eyes and mutter to their friends that, as usual, there’s nothing to see here. Well, they’d be wrong.
The Islanders have had a cap floor budget for almost a year now. WFAN’s B.D. Gallof has learned that the bridles of that budget might be less restrictive for some free agency targets.