Islanders make NHL Draft trade with more moves possible

The Islanders won More draft capital on Fridaysent a first-round pick and a second-round pick to the Blackhawks in exchange for a first-round pick and two second-round picks. The Islanders will hold the 20th, 54th and 61st overall picks, instead of the 18th and 50th, in the draft to be held in Las Vegas in […]

Islanders braced for offseason roster changes

The headliners on the day the Islanders broke up were the last to speak. Matt Martin and Cal Clutterbuck were the last two players to speak, followed by Lou Lamoriello and Patrick Roy. So while the other 20 or so people who spoke at that moment took a backseat, a similar shift in tone evident […]

Islanders face ‘change’ ahead of 2024-25

First things first: Lou Lamoriello will return as the Islanders’ president and general manager next season, and Patrick Roy will return as head coach. In other words, the owners aren’t going to burn down the house after failing to win a playoff series for three straight seasons. But on Friday’s team breakup, Lamoriello, for the […]

Ilya Sorokin determined to find his game after rocky Islanders season

Sorokin, meet Schwarzenegger. “I’ll be back,” the netminder declared Friday after a season that didn’t resemble the Terminator. How Ilya Sorokin went from being a Vezina Trophy finalist with a shutout to a near-league-average performance and being pulled after giving up 3 runs on 14 shots in his only start in the playoffs, including himself. […]

Lou Lamoriello’s future, four other pressing questions facing Islanders

If the Islanders are no longer content to continue pushing this situation backwards, who is the best person to move them forward? That’s the first and most important question facing the franchise after Wednesday’s 6-3 loss to the Hurricanes that ended its season, and the only people who can answer it are owner Scott Malkin […]

The Islanders got it right with Patrick Roy

The Islanders will have to spend the offseason making a lot of reflections and changes regarding their roster, and there are at least some questions regarding their front office. But for the first time since 2021, there is no question about the head coaching position. Patrick Roy, who was in charge of 42 games, resembles […]

Islanders likely to make changes next season despite late-season surge

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Islanders are reflecting on their accomplishments this season, how they overcame a coaching change and a poor standings to reach the playoffs, and how they fought through five straight losses in the first round. It was a matter of pride for humans. Hurricane. It’s impossible to say for sure at this […]

Hurricanes end Islanders’ season with Game 5 win

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Islanders played incredibly well until the moment it became impossible to score. They ended their season Tuesday night after clawing their way back from an early deficit before the third period began. They lost 6-3 in five games to a superior Carolina Hurricanes team in a series that followed a through […]

Islanders vs. Hurricanes Game 5 prediction: NHL Playoffs odds, picks

Commercial content. Over 21 years old. Action Network is the official betting partner of the New York Post, which edits this content. Patrick Roy returned to Cadillac in favor of Ferrari in Game 4 against the Hurricanes on Saturday, and the Islanders won 3-2 in overtime. In Roy’s analogy, the experienced Semyon Varlamov is “comfortable,” […]

Ilya Sorokin not dwelling on his Game 3 Islanders meltdown

RALEIGH, N.C. — When Ilya Sorokin stood in the tunnel after being ejected in Game 3 against the Hurricanes, all he could think about was the three goals he had allowed. “That’s it,” he said Monday. “There’s nothing else.” It’s been some time since Thursday’s 3-2 loss to the Hurricanes, so Sorokin was able to […]