New York Islanders Previews

Previewing every game the New York Islanders play

Isles vs. Sabres: MASH Preview + [Game 82 Thread]


Decimated by injuries and discouraged by awful seasons, the New York Islanders and Buffalo Sabres play their season finale because they have to.

Isles vs. Sabres: 5 Rebuild Questions with DBTB


We swapped questions with Andy Boron of Die By The Blade, SB Nation's Sabres site, to check the temperature of the inferno in Buffalo.

Isles vs. Devils: Justin Johnson gets the call


With yet another injury to a lineup more than half full of rookies, the New York Islanders have recalled Justin Johnson for his NHL debut at age 32.

Isles vs. Montreal: Road to nowhere


Having put a putrid 2013-14 home record in the books, the "road warrior" New York Islanders take their selective samples out on the road to finish the season, with increasingly meaningless stops in...

Isles vs. Sens: Last trip home


For their final home game of the season, tonight the New York Islanders host the Ottawa Senators, and they can't even pretend to play the role of spoiler.

Isles vs. CBJ: Kids with something to play for


The New York Islanders lack a standings case for tonight's contest, but their lineup of rookies does not lack a real-stakes environment in which to impress.

[Gameday Bits] Isles vs. Capitals, on death's door


The Washington Capitals' fragile playoffs took another big hit last night with a 2-1 loss in New Jersey, so the New York Islanders can deliver the fatal blow.

Isles vs. Sens: 10-Rookie March


The New York Islanders are starting Anders Nilsson in goal against the Ottawa Senators tonight, their second of a traveling back-to-back. That means the unique March-April recipe is in full effect:...

Isles vs. Panthers: Tree falls in a forest


The New York Islanders and Florida Panthers play out the string and trade stories about that one year they made the playoffs.

Isles vs. Devils: Bet on extra time


The New Jersey Devils are four standings points and at least three teams out of a playoff spot. They visit Long Island tonight in hopes of a "gotta have 'em" two points against a New York Islanders...


Isles vs. Lightning: John Persson recalled


The New York Islanders meet the Tampa Bay Lightning, with John Persson the latest callup from AHL Bridgeport.

Isles vs. Canes: Get better, or come to the rink?


The Carolina Hurricanes are nine points and four teams out of the Eastern Conference's final wild card spot, so pardon me for lumping them in with the New York Islanders in the "not gonna happen"...

[Gameday Bits] Going to Carolina in their Grind


Team updates before the New York Islanders visit the Carolina Hurricanes tonight.

Isles vs. Jackets Matinee: Opposite directions


The New York Islanders hope to teach the playoff-contending Columbus Blue Jackets about the "Rangers Hangover" phenomenon.

Isles vs. Wild: Czuczman debuts, Moulson returns


The New York Islanders host the Minnesota Wild with a new face in Kevin Czcuczman and an old familiar one in Matt Moulson.

Isles vs. Sabres: Nolan's back, LaFontaine's not


The New York Islanders and Buffalo Sabres meet in a battle of the NHL's New York afterthoughts.

Isles vs. Sharks: When poles meet


Teams at polar opposites of the standings, and continent, clash.

Isles vs. Canucks: Icebergs Preview + Game Thread


The Vancouver Canucks are surrounded by turmoil, so the New York Islanders are either just the tonic or just the death knell they need.

Isles vs. Oilers: Battle of infinite rebuilds


Fittingly, tonight we see the battle of infinite rebuilds, the burned out shells of a 1980s dynasty and the quasi-dynasty that succeeded it.

Isles vs. Jets Preview/Game 64 Thread


It seems odd, but maybe the best, calmest break from NHL trade deadline madness -- especially if you are the kind of Isles fan who is bashing his head against a wall in hopes they acquire a goalie...

[Gameday Bits] Isles vs. Devils Matinee


The Isles and Devils meet for an early Saturday afternoon encounter.

Isles vs. Leafs Preview: Life without Tavares


The New York Islanders get their first crack at life without John Tavares and Frans Nielsen tonight, playing host to the Randy Carlyle rope-a-dope experience known as the Toronto Maple Leafs.

[Saturday Olympic Thread] Oshie, again.


Saturday's action was dominated by a shootout. Ye gods.

Isles-Avs: 5 Questions with Mile High Hockey


We ask Avalanche site Mile High Hockey about Patrick Roy, life in the Central, and whether they are following care instructions for P.A. Parenteau.

Isles-Flames: 5 Q's with M&G


We share goalie misery and talk free agents and Brian Burke with SB Nation's Calgary Flames followers.

Isles-Capitals Preview: Three goals doesn't cut it


The New York Islanders and Washington Capitals meet in a battle of Metropolitan teams who should hate their goaltending.

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