New York Islanders

A night full of highs and lows for Trotz

Islanders coach Barry Trotz circled Monday night’s game when the Islanders schedule came out this summer. He was getting his Stanley Cup ring from the Washington Capitals, and he was facing his old team for the first time since he was…

Culture change taking effect on Islanders

Your New York Islanders are 7-4-1 after winning their fourth game in a row by taking a 3-2 shootout victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night at Barclays Center. The most important stat so far in this start is they are 5-0-0…

Boston has it better than New York

The Boston Red Sox had their championship parade Wednesday in Boston. They were celebrated for winning their fourth World Series championship in the last 15 years. Overall, it’s Boston’s 11th pro sports title since 2001. The New England…

Good riddance to John Tavares

The sun shined on Monday, and the sky did not fall. We all got up alive to start the work week. This backdrop should say life goes on and we move on to other things when it comes to players leaving for free agency or when teams trade or…

Thoughts on Callaway and others

After the Mets’ 11-1 start, they have since gone 16-30 that has had them at 27-31 for the season, and based on watching them last month, it is not going to get better. The Mets bullpen has been awful, and their hitters have not been hitting…

Gibson, Ducks leave Islanders powerless

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The New York Islanders' three-game road trip through California hit an early speed bump Wednesday night at Honda Center. Anaheim goaltender John Gibson, making his fourth consecutive start to open the season, stopped 39…