Pregame: First Place Islanders Host Dallas Stars

The Islanders host the Dallas Stars Saturday night at the Nassau Coliseum as they look to win their second game in a row coming off a thrilling victory Thursday night in Boston. (Image credit: flickr/ chiefx70)

Grinder Threads

Bailey out, Lee in, Roster Changes Galore

That's right, the injury bug has already taken its toll on the New York Islanders

Chad Johnson Plays Superman As Isles Escape With Win In Beantown

The Islanders came to Boston on a mission to win a physical game against a very good Boston team.

10/23/14 Pregame: Islanders & Boychuk ship up to Boston

With the Islanders (4-2-0) coming off of a 2 game losing streak, they look to rebound in Boston against the Bruins(4-4-0).

The NHL's Bearded Lady

On October 11, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and the Albany Devils played the first shoot-out under the new rule and like their parent club in 1983 they won. It was the perfect storm of what might happen under the new rule and thankfully both teams survived intact.

Ledecky and Malkin To Be Introduced as New Isles Owners

A few weeks ago the New York Islanders sale was officially approved by the NHL Board of Governor, making Scott Malkin and Jonathan Ledecky joint owners with Charles Wang until they take over the majority share before the 2016-2017 season.

Today the organization will be introducing Ledecky and Malkin to the media as the team’s new owners.

Halloween Comes Early: Isles Dress As Jekyll & Hyde

Gonna keep this short because obviously no one wants to read a novel after a brutal loss like that.

Sound Tigers Update 10/21/2014

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers finished this past weekend with a 2-1 record and now sit atop the Northeast Division.

Who Has Had the Most Underrated Start to the Season?

These two players in particular have captured my attention the most this season.

Isles Start Strong, Fail To Finish In Pittsburgh

The Penguins beat the Islanders 3-1 behind strong special teams play. Patric Hornqvist had 2 goals including an empty netter, and added an assist. Penguins star Evgeni Malkin had the other Pittsburgh goal and also had a helper on Hornqvist’s first of the game.

The Islanders, who lost for the first time all season, started the game strong. New York jumped out to a 1-0 lead on a goal by Thomas Hickey in the first.