Game Preview: Islanders-Lightning

NEW YORK ISLANDERS (5-6-2) @ TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING (7-5-1) LEAVING HOME The Islanders began the season playing 10 of 13 games at Barclays Center and now enter a a stretch of where five of their next seven contests will be on the road. It begins with a two-game road trip to Florida, as the Isles […]

Barzal’s Time With Islanders Will Only Benefit Youngster

Mathew Barzal’s reassignment back to Seattle after playing just two of the team’s 13 games has raised a lot of questions from fans. Why did they keep him at all? Why didn’t he get a chance to really play? Did not playing him hurt his development? Why not play him nine games before making a […]