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






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




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