It’s been a difficult season for New York Islanders fans, particularly the last month. No, the team hasn’t lost, and there weren’t any further injuries, the Islanders simply haven’t played many games. Continued postponements have created a lull for the team, but it could be the reason they’re able to turn things around in the
The New York Islanders continued their slide into the depths of the Eastern Conference standings this last week, winning just one game against the New Jersey Devils. Two gut-punch losses add to fans’ frustrations as the team makes an attempt at turning its season around, one that is getting harder and harder to grasp onto.
The Nashville Predators hired their first coach in franchise history on this date, and he became one of the best to ever stand behind a National Hockey League bench. Plus, two Hall of Fame players landed in the final destinations of their great careers. Let’s hop aboard the THW time machine and relive all the
This date in National Hockey League history has seen some major coaching moves in recent years. It has also hosted three different NHL Entry Drafts with some impressive classes. Let’s begin our daily trip through the decades to relive all the best June 21 has given us. Big Time Coaching Moves June 21 has been
It would be easy to look at the New York Islanders’ 2020-21 season so far and think they may be experiencing a setback. Salary cap issues, something the entire NHL has had to deal with and will continue to plague teams, handicapped the Islanders’ ability to make some moves in the offseason. 18 games into
The New York Islanders had an impressive Stanley Cup Playoffs run, putting them in an interesting situation for free agency. They reached the Eastern Conference Final but were clearly inferior to the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning and are still a few players away from reaching the promised land. The dilemma the Islanders faced
That was a fun offseason project — ranking the NHL teams by position. Fun and enlightening, yet challenging since the league’s parity is so prevalent on paper. There were tiers at every position that opened the door to much debate, with the slightest of margins separating several teams. That made for difficult decisions from top