Unlikely New York Islanders Playoff Heroes 

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Unlikely New York Islanders Playoff Heroes  Post-season heroes come in all forms from the star player to the unknown fourth-liner. We all know the exploits of the great playoff performers. However, we hardly hear about the unlikely playoff heroes. These unlikely post-season stars can contribute in many ways. Contributions could be for an entire playoff […] READ MORE





New York Islanders Atop The Metropolitan Division

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The New York Islanders sit atop the Metropolitan division at the break. How well are they doing? Here are the numbers to show you the path that they have taken. First in Goals Against (122), 12-2-0 in back to back games, first place in the Metro with 63 points in 49 games. Islanders Flying High […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Name Anders Lee Captain

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The New York Islanders have named Anders Lee the team’s 15th captain in the franchise’s 46-year history on Thursday. Lee replaced John Tavares as captain, who moved onto the Toronto Maple Leafs in the off-season. Tavares had served as captain since 2013. #Isles name Anders Lee captain. — Arthur Staple (@StapeAthletic) October 4, 2018 Anders […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2018-19 New York Islanders

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2018-19, where the Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the […] READ MORE


Josh Bailey To Stay With New York Islanders

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The New York Islanders re-signed pending free agent right wing Josh Bailey. The team announced on their twitter account that it is a six-year deal. TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports that the deal is for $30 million for an AAV/cap hit of $5 million. #Isles Transaction: Josh Bailey has agreed to terms on a six-year contract. Details: https://t.co/A9RJVpR4Sb […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Ryan McDonagh, Rick Nash, Evander Kane and More

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There has been no shortage of rumours in the NHL, everything from trades, to contracts, to the location of NHL Drafts. Today we’re going to take a look at the recent buzz around the league as we get closer and closer to Monday’s trade deadline. Ryan McDonagh Rumor: Darren Dreger of TSN reports that there […] READ MORE