New York Islanders Calmly Right The Ship

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Entering the 2021-22 NHL Season the New York Islanders were pegged as a favourite to win the Stanley Cup. And why not considering this team went to back-to-back Eastern Conference Finals. After a slow start to the season, there was talk the Islanders could not handle the pressure of being a top team. In addition, […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Inching Closer To Lifting Stanley Cup Once Again

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Unlike most teams we see have to be dismantled, the New York Islanders are doing everything in their power to keep their team together. With general manager Lou Lamoriello at the helm and Barry Trotz behind the bench, the Islanders are becoming a consistent contender in the NHL. Going to back-to-back Eastern Conference Finals does […] READ MORE



2021 New York Islanders Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


Anthony Beauvillier Scores Winner in Overtime To Force Game 7

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The New York Islanders will live to fight another day as they force a Game 7 of their Stanley Cup Semifinal series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Anthony Beauvillier scores the game-winning overtime goal 1:08 into the extra session as Nassau Coliseum sees another victory. Down 2-0,  the Islanders came back to win the game […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Need To Solve Their Brayden Point Problem

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The New York Islanders are continuing to do things the hard way. For the third straight series, the Islanders will have to climb out of a 2-1 series hole after falling to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night by a final score of 2-1 inside Nassau Coliseum. The game-winning goal came courtesy of Lightning […] READ MORE




New York Islanders’ Anthony Beauvillier Out with Lower Body Injury

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During a game with the New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders forward Anthony Beauvillier was injured. The Islanders’ forward exited the game at 6:30 in the second period after colliding with Devils forward Nathan Bastian. The timetable for Beauvillier’s return is still up in the air. Having said that, a sooner return is more likely […] READ MORE