The University of Maine coaching search doesn't affect the New York Islanders ... or does it?
Islanders coach Jack Capuano talks a lot about his players' "Battle Level." And now, finally, Lighthouse Hockey has uncovered the secrets behind Capuano's homemade player evaluation system. (parody)
Despite recent limited ice time, Michael Grabner is quite clearly one of the best New York Islanders players.
More reports suggest Bridgeport Sound Tigers coach Brent Thompson will join the New York Islanders staff, setting up an interesting dynamic of former AHL coaches behind the bench.
The New York Islanders suffered an awful home loss to Ottawa on Fan Appreciation Day, but their future prospects won another game in Bridgeport's AHL playoff push.
The New York Islanders are under .500 with Jack Capuano as coach, but his record has steadily improved over his predecessor Scott Gordon.
The New York Islanders lost a critical late-game faceoff in Washington. Their best faceoff man was on the bench.