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The Eagle's Nest

Looking inside the numbers of the New York Islanders' performance in various game states.

Islanders vs. Flames: Does Natural Stat Trick Log Tell the Story?

An experiment: Viewing the game log, then watching the games to test the impressions it conveys.

Islanders 5v5 Success: The Goaltending or Team Defense?

Part II: Comparing Islanders to Last Season’s Avalanche, Devils and Vegas

Even if the goaltending levels off, the Islanders are good.

Lehner, Greiss Lead Islanders’ Surprising 1st Half

It’s time to talk about the goaltending.

Impressive Start for Devon Toews Continues

Checking the stats on the 24-year-old rookie, who’s been like adding a UFA defenseman mid-season.

Devon Toews Off to Promising Start

It’s only three games, but thus far the blueliner has excelled without being sheltered.

Ho-Sang Returns: A look at his shifts in his first game back

The Islanders winger has been in the AHL to master the details. How’d he do on his first test?

Barzal’s Line Domination of Vegas Provides Hope

A disappointing loss masked an unprecedented night for the Killer B’s.

Ryan Pulock: An All-situations Defenseman?

The young defenseman has taken on the heaviest workload on the Islanders blueline.

Islanders Have Missed Casey Cizikas at 5v5

One of the few bottom-six centers who can produce even without scoring wingers is coming off IR.

Looking at Islanders 5v5 Scoring So Far

Some unexpected results from Barzal, Mayfield, Pulock

Trending: Islanders Even-Strength Play Improving

Special teams dip and recent losses have masked improvement at 5v5

Comparing the Islanders to Last Season’s Avalanche, Devils and Vegas

Is there something to the Islanders’ surprising start?

The Eagle’s Nest: Islanders 5v5 Defensive Zone Team-defense

Barry Trotz’s Isles have reduced dangerous shots against, though the margin by which they’re outshot overall remains a concern.

The Eagle’s Nest: Islanders Stats Roundup through 7 Games

A tough early schedule, power play luck may color their 3-4-0 start.

Tracking the Islanders: Shift-start Project

A tracking project to explore how on-the-fly shift starts affect scoring chances, among other areas