New York Islanders Report Cards

Evaluating and issuing grades for every New York Islander.

A Fancy Review of 2013-14 Islanders Forwards

The Islanders are coming off of a terrible season that saw them finish fifth from the bottom. How good or bad have each of these players been? Where does the team need to go and who should they...


An Unfancy Review of the 2013-14 Isles

One man's report card for the 2013-14 New York Islanders: Some shock, some awe, some head shaking.

Isles Report Cards: Martinek's swan song?


The longtime Islander came back for an encore, probably a fitting end.


Hamonic-AMac via Analytics: A working top pair?

Is the Islanders' "shutdown" pair really doing the job they're tasked with? Here's a look at what the underlying numbers say.


Bouchard and Regin: A Deeper Look

Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Peter Regin: Who are these guys? Where do they fit? Are they any good?

Isles Report Card: Keith Aucoin, rent-a-waiver


Keith Aucoin did not expect to be a New York Islander. But a happy surprise gave him the longest NHL stint of his career at age 34.

Isles Report Card: Brad Boyes, rent-a-winger?


Brad Boyes and the Islanders each got what they arranged for in 2013. Where it goes from here is subject to the whims of the free agency silly season.


Isles Analytics Review Part 1: Neutral Zone +/-

Well guys, the season is over and I'm going to be starting a series of posts reviewing the Islanders' individual performances through Hockey Analytics - what some might call "Advanced Stats." I'm...

Isles Report Card: Mark Streit, departing captain?

Our annual player reviews begin with the man first in your program, first in your lettered group ... and first to sign elsewhere come July?

Isles 2013 Playoff Review: What went wrong


Not to beat a dead horse, but it should not be a debate what the biggest issue was in the New York Islanders' first-round loss. That issue is also their biggest offseason need.


Star & Resurrections: Isles 3 Stars of the Series


Highlighting some of the top performers in the New York Islanders' playoff series with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

2013 Review: Isles possession and zone entries

John Tavares and Frans Nielsen are gods at the offensive aspects of the neutral zone.


Islanders 2013: Tale of two seasons

It was the not-so-best of times, it was the best of times. At the conclusion of game #24 of their abbreviated NHL 2012-2013 schedule, the Islanders found themselves in 11th place in the East, with...

Isles Mid-Term Report: Overall Picture


Halfway through the Islanders' 2013 season, some peripherals have improved, but many have stayed the same.


Isles 26-Game Review: The Forwards

The Isles' forward corps seems to be unproductive outside of John Tavares. But is that really the case? Where are the problems? Who's not holding his own?


21-Game Review: Isles Defense

Examining the New York Islanders defense by advanced stats through the first quarter of the 2013 NHL season.

Isles Lockout Stocks: Risers and Fallers


The lockout's a great reason to ignore hockey. But some player stocks have changed since the NHL last mattered.

2011-12 Islanders Grades: Matt Martin, NHL's New Face of Clean Discipline?


Reviewing Matt Martin's 2011-12, which set an NHL record for hits -- and in surprisingly clean fashion.

Islanders Grades 2011-12: P.A. Parenteau, Ready for a Fistful of Dollars


Looking back at the 2011-12 season of unrestricted free agent New York Islanders forward P.A. Parenteau.

Islanders 2011-12 Grades: Dylan Reese, Quietly Filling In


Looking at the 28-game 2011-12 NHL season of New York Islanders defenseman Dylan Reese.

Islanders 2011-12 Grades: Steve Staios, Old Man with the 'A'


Steve Staios was brought in on a training camp tryout and stuck as one of the Islanders veteran defensemen for 2011-12.

Islanders 2011-12 Grades: Mark Eaton, who is a guy


Mark Eaton of the New York Islanders had a quiet 2011-12 season. Which is nothing new...but is it enough?

Islanders 2011-12 Grades: Milan Jurcina, or Lennie, if you will


Reviewing the 2011-12 season of Milan Jurcina, one of three veteran unrestricted free agent defensemen on the New York Islanders.

Islanders Roundtable, Part I: 1st Half Surprises, Disappointments, Trade Deadline


The New York Islanders enter the All-Star Break ahead of last season's pace, but are the reasons sustainable and do they provide reason for hope in 2012?

Islanders 2011-12 1st Half Report Card: Undoing the 1st Quarter


The New York Islanders rebounded form an awful first quarter, but with a 9-9-2 second quarter they still leave much improvement to be desired.

Islanders 1st Quarter Grades: Bad, bad and not good


The New York Islanders are a tough-luck 6-11-4 through 21 games, but they don't deserve much better. John Tavares has shined, Mike Mottau has been a goat.

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