New York Islanders Adam Pelech Suffers Broken Wrist

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The New York Islanders announced that defenceman Adam Pelech suffered a broken wrist and he will need surgery to repair the injury. Quite the run for the #Isles. This team is well positioned to do some damage next season, and who knows what tricks Lou will pull in the off-season. — David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod) September […] READ MORE


Brock Nelson Wins Game 3 Late for the New York Islanders

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In-Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the New York Islanders found themselves down in the series by two games. Despite the Tampa Bay Lightning missing two of their top forwards, Brayden Point and Alex Killorn. Tampa’s offence didn’t seem to miss a beat. Yet, they were still unable to come up with the win. […] READ MORE



Today in Hockey History: Edmonton Oilers Extend Leon Draisaitl

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Hockey is finally back, but we at Last Word on Hockey are still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for August 16th, featuring Leon Draisaitl. […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: New York Islanders, Chicago Blackhawks and More

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2020 isn’t the only thing that’s fresh around here! There’s plenty of fresh NHL Rumours floating around to help ease you into the first week of the year. So, settle in and let Last Word On Hockey bring you the latest NHL Rumours to jump-start your New Year! Today we’ll focus on the New Jersey […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Adam Pelech Out For The Season

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The New York Islanders announced that defenceman Adam Pelech will be out the rest of the season due to injury to his Achilles Tendon. #Isles Injury/Transaction Update: Adam Pelech sustained an injury to his Achilles tendon prior to the team’s game on Jan. 2 vs. the New Jersey Devils. Pelech is out for the remainder […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Success Under Barry Trotz No Surprise

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It seems that Barry Trotz and the New York Islanders don’t care about pre-season expectations. The Islanders are once again surprising the NHL with a great start to the season. New York was slated to struggle after another off-season of departures.  Barry Trotz Powering Islanders  Last off-season it was John Tavares heading to the Toronto […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Re-Sign Adam Pelech for Four Years

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The New York Islanders have re-signed defenseman Adam Pelech on Monday. He inks a four-year deal. While the team did not disclose the numbers, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports his contract is for $6.4 million. It will carry a $1.6 million AAV or cap hit per year. The 22-year-old defenseman should become a key part […] READ MORE


Travis Hamonic to Miss 4-6 Weeks with Thumb Injury

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The New York Islanders lost two things on Saturday, the game, and top-four defenceman Travis Hamonic. At 7:49 in the first period, against the Edmonton Oilers, Hamonic blocked a shot, from Patrick Maroon, off his thumb. The puck bounced to Leon Draisaitl, who promptly put it behind Jaroslav Halak. The power-play goal tied up the […] READ MORE