Jordan Eberle Keeps New York Islanders Alive in Double Overtime of Game 5

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The Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Islanders have finished Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. It was a close one all the way through with the New York Islanders winning by a score of 2-1 in double overtime. They have forced a Game 6 that will go Thursday night. Jordan Eberle buried the […] READ MORE



Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders Eastern Conference Final Preview

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With the first two rounds of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs finished, the Conference Finals will begin immediately. The Tampa Bay Lightning were able to overtake the Presidents Trophy-winning Boston Bruins in just five games. On the opposite side sit the New York Islanders who play a much more defensive style than the Lightning. It […] READ MORE


Florida Panthers Mistakes Hand New York Islanders Commanding Series Lead

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Now that the Game Two of the Florida Panthers vs New York Islanders Series has ended, the Islanders have taken a commanding two games to none series lead. These two teams are the epitome of offence versus defence, with the latter prevailing. Heading into Game Three at Noon ET Wednesday, the Panthers find themselves in […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Offseason Primer

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As the NHL moves ahead with its Return to Play plan, Last Word on Hockey is taking a look towards the offseason. 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 this operates has seen sweeping changes. […] 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


Fantasy Hockey 2018: Sleeper Defensemen

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Drafting fantasy hockey defensemen in the late rounds allow you to focus more on your offence at the start of the draft. If you can find the right defenseman late in the draft it will give you a lot of opportunities to draft more skilled players early on and still feel confident on the back end. […] READ MORE


Ryan Pulock Stays Put with the New York Islanders

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The New York Islanders have re-signed restricted free agent defencemen Ryan Pulock to a two-year deal. Financial terms have not yet been released. This deal carries him through the 2019-20 season when he will again be a restricted free agent. #Isles Transaction: The team has agreed to terms on a two-year deal with defenseman Ryan Pulock. […] READ MORE


New York Islanders Youth Shines in Pre-Season

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The New York Islanders are 4-0-2 in the pre-season. Two games remain on the schedule. The prospects have two exhibition games remaining in the pre-season schedule in which to make their mark. Throughout the pre-season schedule the Islanders youth has made their mark. As a result of their investment in youth, the Islanders look like […] READ MORE