Analysis and Reaction to Jordan Eberle Re-Signing With the Isles

By: Lucky Ngamwajasat

It’s official: for the next five years, Jordan Eberle will plying his trade on Long Island.

Scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent come July 1, the 28-year-old decided to stay with the Islanders after agreeing to a new deal Friday.

Eberle has been a steady contributor ever since he arrived in a trade from Edmonton two years ago. In 159 games across two seasons, Eberle has tallied 44 goals and 52 assists for 96 points.

The winger expressed his elation about staying with the Islanders.

Eberle and his family became fond of living on Long Island decided to settle their roots there for the foreseeable future.

The Maven, Stan Fischler, is a big fan of the move and thinks Eberle is not only a good hockey player, but someone who adds something positive to the Islanders’ locker room.

Our Shannon Hogan expressed a similar sentiment, explaining that the feeling amongst the players in the Isles’ locker room is extremely close.

Brendan Burke provided his commentary and explained why the chemistry between Eberle and Mat Barzal is something that will excite Islanders fans in the years to come.

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