Before I even knew who Jiggs McDonald was, I wanted to be Jiggs McDonald. He broke into the NHL at 27 years old. He found a home as the television voice with the Islanders in 1980 and called the final three Stanley Cups of one of the greatest dynasties in sports. He has called thousands […]
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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 […]
Every NHL team’s schedule is the same. It starts this week and it ends the second week of April. In between, they will all feature 82 games equally divided between home and road. But not all schedules were created equal. The Islanders have no choice, but to come out of the gates playing some of […]