Pressure Squarely On Struggling Tavares As Isles Prep For Stretch RunJohn Tavares can hear the whispers. They basically all ask the same question: "What's wrong with him?"
Friedman: Islanders Need To Focus On Next Season, Not A Cup Run NowIt's looking more and more like 2015-16 is going to end up transition season rather than a step forward for the Islanders.
10 Bold Predictions For NY Sports in 2016They say you can't predict the future, but I'm going to try anyway. With that, here are my 10 bold predictions for 2016.
Friedman: Islanders Need To Bring Pulock Up As Soon As PossibleRyan Pulock has got a rocket of a shot and can quarterback a power play, which is something that nobody currently on the Islanders seems capable of doing.
3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York SportsKristaps Porzingis and Oscar Lindberg are both international imports, as well as key contributors to their teams during their first seasons. It's exciting stuff.
Capellini: Nielsen, Okposo Turning Up The Financial Heat On IslandersAt some point, the Islanders are going to have to make decisions on Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo. They won't be easy.
Islanders Bring In Seasoned Executive George McPhee To Advise Garth SnowMcPhee served as the Capitals general manager for 17 seasons beginning in 1997-98. He'll now be helping out the Islanders.
Islanders, Nelson Agree To 3-Year ContractA game of chicken had been going on for some time. It finally ended Wednesday night.
Friedman: Isles Have Raised Profile, But Becoming More Marketable Will Take TimeThe good news is that the Islanders are right on the threshold of becoming an NHL powerhouse – at least on the ice.
Friedman: Why The Islanders Are Smartly, Stubbornly Sitting TightSnow’s best option is to stay the course and not make any rash decisions. It’s what has put him and his Islanders on the verge of breaking through.
Capellini: Islanders' Lack Of Impact Moves So Far This Offseason Is A Troubling SignThe Isles bowed out in the first round of last season's playoffs following a 101-point season in which they limped to the finish line. Their solution so far this offseason has been to do basically nothing.
Friedman: Islanders Don't Need To Make A Big Move To Be A Force Next SeasonThe Islanders haven’t exactly made the biggest waves so far this offseason. Still, the first day of NHL free agency was a productive one for general manager Garth Snow.