While the Islanders are all but assured of a postseason berth, they’ve got quite a bit of holes to plug up. Their penalty kill and backup goalie situation are a mess — and that’s putting it nicely.
On Tuesday night, the Islanders (sort of) brought back their infamous “Fisherman” jerseys for pregame warmups. Yet those threads aren’t the worst ever.
Marty produced countless memorable moments during his illustrious career, but we’ve narrowed it all down to a list of his seven best with the Devils.
As always, there are some pretty notable snubs who will not be attending the festivities. Here are three from the local teams, as well as four others from outside the area.
As has been the case since the fall, the Islanders and the Rangers have been really the only reasons for New York City-area sports fans to feel pride. And they seem to be getting better as the season progresses.
Maybe Halak wasn’t good enough for the Habs, Blues or Capitals. But the Isles are beyond thrilled that those teams let him go.
Not that you need any other motivation to get excited about Tuesday night’s big game between the Islanders and Rangers, but we figured we’d give you some anyway.
What is of particular concern to the Islanders is that the third spot on their top line has been a revolving door for much of the season. The solution has yet to prevent itself.
Earlier in the week, Mike Piazza was rejected once again for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Still, he is one of quite a few local athletes who should eventually get in.
Bye, Rex Ryan. Hello, Odell Beckham. Let’s take a look at the good, bad and everything in between of this year in local sports.
If you thought you had a bad Monday, these guys lost their jobs. Personally, I thought Rex deserved another shot.