A lot has happened this summer to impact the Metro division. Here's a look at that and my thoughts on the passing of Ray Emery.
Philadelphia – The Islanders are red-hot. One of the reasons it’s working so well is their team speed. It can be a lot to handle and Josh Ho-Sang has speed to burn.
“We have a lot of great skaters on our team,” said Ho-Sang. “I think overtime kind of plays in
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The Islanders said their good-byes to each other in what was breakup day yesterday.
They are heading to the offseason with something to be proud of. They finally advanced past the first round for the first time since 1993. This is another step in their playoff development.
Advancing to the Eastern Conference
It was déjà vu all over again for the Islanders.
Just like Game 3, the Islanders had a victory snatched from the Lightning when Nikita Kucherov (who else!) tied the game in the third period of Game 4 last night.
Just like Game 3, the Islanders lost in overtime last night
Game 3 loss was disappointing for the Islanders.
They had this game won with 38.4 seconds to go until Nikita Kucherov fired a shot that landed in the net that Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss had no chance of catching. That went to overtime, and the Islanders took a 4-3 loss
After the Islanders winning three playoff games in a row, no one thought this series with the Lightning would be easy all of a sudden, right?
Forgive some of the Islanders fans if they were cocky to think that way. It’s rare they saw a team win three playoff games in
Leslie Monteiro liked what he saw from the underrated New York Islanders.
The Tampa Bay Lightning found out the hard way that they are not playing the Red Wings anymore.
They realized they are playing a team that is better defensively and offensively in the Islanders after last night. They also found
Leslie Monteiro makes a good case for the Islanders in the big game tonight.
During the Islanders postgame show on MSG+ Sunday night, fans were chanting “WE WANT THE CUP!” “WE WANT THE CUP!” “WE WANT THE CUP!” in the background where Shannon Hogan and Rick DiPietro were doing the postgame
Leslie Monteiro has a great take on how the Islanders were able to advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Good things come for those who wait.
The Islanders and their fans waited for 23 years. 1993 was the last time the Islanders won a playoff series.
The Islanders ended