Lou Lamoriello, Lane Lambert returning to Islanders

The Islanders will remain where they are at the start of the 2023-24 season, with president and general manager Lou Lamoriello and head coach Lane Lambert remaining in their respective positions, the team announced Tuesday. As the Islanders try to regain their competitiveness after being eliminated in the first round of the playoffs, manager Lamoriello […]

Mathew Barzal’s position a key issue in Islanders’ offseason

If general manager Lou Lamoriello wants to make some serious changes to the Islanders’ core, the most obvious route would be to return Matthew Varzal to his natural center position. Balzal moved out of necessity to the right wing after the Islanders acquired Bo Hobutt from Vancouver at the end of January. That allowed manager […]

What Islanders might salvage from a Maple Leafs’ implosion

on the ice of Long Island Subscribe to Sports+’s weekly exclusive, Inside the Islanders by Ethan Sears. It’s that time of year to practice like this, and with the Maple Leafs buzzing in the NHL, let’s think aloud if the Islanders can take advantage of the situation in Toronto. The Leafs, which were thrown into […]

Oliver Wahlstrom’s Islanders role unclear heading into summer

One of the big questions hanging over the tier-thickness chart for the Islanders, who felt too crowded in the bottom six and a little sparse in the top six towards the end of last season is which group Oliver Wallstrom will end up in. The soon-to-be 23-year-old right wing missed the final four months of […]

Coach Lane Lambert likely back for Year 2 with Islanders

Ryan Pulock was the most candid appraisal of manager Lane Lambert’s first season with the Islanders. “I think it’s a tough position for anyone,” Pullock, an eight-season veteran with the Islanders, said on the day of the team’s disbandment. “My first year as head coach had a lot of ups and downs and a learning […]

What Islanders can take from Panthers’ Stanley Cup Final run

on the ice of Long Island Subscribe to Sports+’s weekly exclusive, Inside the Islanders by Ethan Sears. Already on the day of the dissolution, some islanders had brought up the Panthers as an example of finding lightning in a jar if things went on like this. Three weeks later, Florida made it all the way […]

Rangers, Islanders to play outdoor game at MetLife Stadium in 2024

The Battle of New York is reclaiming the outdoor stage in New Jersey. Multiple reports on Tuesday said the Rangers and Islanders will be competing in the 2024 Stadium Series at MetLife Stadium next season. The game will be one of two hockey games to be held at home to the Jets and Giants, with […]

Islanders must extend Ilya Sorokin, bucking NHL playoffs trend

on the ice of Long Island Subscribe to Sports+’s weekly exclusive, Inside the Islanders by Ethan Sears. With the Islanders likely to continue to maintain the status quo with Lou Lamoriello and Lane Lambert increasing by the day, the pressing front office front office that hasn’t been restructured will be Ilya Sorokin this summer. would […]

Gerry Hart, a member of first Islanders team, dead at age 75

Former Islanders defenseman Jerry Hart, a member of the first team in 1972, died Saturday, the team announced. he was 75 years old. After playing for the Islanders from 1972 to 1979, Hart returned to Long Island and set up an ice rink at Hopage. Jerry The Islanders made the playoffs five times in […]

Peter Laviolette’s former Islanders in favor of Rangers role

Whatever the reason, Peter Laviolette’s inclusion in the debate about who the Rangers’ next coach will be is as if he was there not for more than 20 years of accomplishments, but for his work in the labor market. Resignation is the undercurrent as if it were in it. as an NHL coach. Perhaps that […]