NHL Rumours: New York Islanders, Anaheim Ducks, Ilya Kovalchuk

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Welcome back to another edition of NHL Rumours from the crew at Last Word on Hockey. We’re just about four weeks into free agency and most players have managed to find a new home or re-sign with their respective teams. However, there are still some quality names left on the free-agent market. Including some high […] READ MORE


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


Casey Cizikas Placed on Injured Reserve by New York Islanders

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The New York Islanders have announced that they have placed forward Casey Cizikas on injured reserve. Cizikas suffered a leg laceration and is expected to miss three to four weeks. In a corresponding move, the club has recalled Cole Bardreau from their AHL affiliate Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Casey Cizikas Out Three to Four Weeks #Isles […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Place Leo Komarov On IR

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The New York Islanders have announced that they have placed center Leo Komarov on injured reserve with an unspecified injury, with the team Twitter simply noting that he was sick. This move is retroactive to October 17th and there is no timetable for his return.   IR → NHL Casey Cizikas (C) | New York […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Place Casey Cizikas on IR, Recall Oliver Wahlstrom

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The New York Islanders have announced that they have placed forward Casey Cizikas on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. The move is retroactive to October 8th. In a corresponding move, they have recalled Oliver Wahlstrom from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Islanders Casey Cizikas placed on IR, Recall Wahlstrom #Isles Transaction: Casey Cizikas has been […] READ MORE


The NHL’s Best Depth Players

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Every Stanley Cup contender shares a similar makeup. They boast a handful of stars, a reliable starting goalie, and a solidified roster thanks to tremendous depth players. While star talent is much-needed, it’s become continually apparent that depth is what wins titles. The St. Louis Blues made this evident with their 2019 Stanley Cup win, […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Cal Clutterbuck Could Be Out Long Term

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Veteran forward Cal Clutterbuck of the New York Islanders could be out four to six months if he elects to get surgery for a number of issues. He’s currently seeking other opinions at this time. The news was first reported by Arthur Staple of The Athletic To be clear on Clutterbuck: Stress fracture, two slipped […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Valtteri Filppula And Cal Clutterbuck Left Game Injured

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The New York Islanders have a nightmare game right behind them. Not only they lost in a 5-0 fashion against the Boston Bruins, but the Islanders also lost two forwards in Valtteri Filppula and Cal Clutterbuck due to injuries. Both forwards left the game with an upper-body injury and did not return. The Islanders consider them […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Place Three Players On Injured Reserve

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The New York Islanders have announced that wingers Matt Martin (Upper-Body) and  Andrew Ladd(Lower-Body) have been placed on IR along with center Casey Cizikas (Lower-Body). #Isles Transactions: Casey Cizikas (2-3 weeks) & Andrew Ladd (indefinitely) have been placed on IR (both lower body & retroactive 11/13). Matt Martin has also been placed on IR (upper […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Re-Sign Ross Johnston

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The New York Islanders announced that they have re-signed forward Ross Johnston to a four-year $4 million contract, or $1 million per season AAV. The contract is a one-way deal that carries him through the 2021-22 season. #Isles Transaction: The team has agreed to terms on a four-year contract with Ross Johnston. Details: https://t.co/5jy3D0doXh pic.twitter.com/HJTPx4iJmI […] READ MORE