What Went Wrong: New York Islanders

The New York Islanders entered life without John Tavares and made themselves into a better hockey team, finishing the 2018-2019 season with a 48-27-7 record. That marked a vast improvement on their 35-37-10 record a year prior. The Islanders finished 2018-2019 with 103 points, good for fourth in the Eastern Conference and second to theContinue reading “What Went Wrong: New York Islanders”

Islanders Sign Clutterbuck to Five-Year Extension

The New York Islanders have signed forward Cal Clutterbuck to a five-year contract extension worth $17.5 million, the team announced Friday. The extension means the 29-year-old will avoid the open market, as he was to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. In 25 games with the Islanders this season, Clutterbuck has nine pointsContinue reading “Islanders Sign Clutterbuck to Five-Year Extension”

2016-2017 Season Preview: New York Islanders

The New York Islanders polished off the 2015-2016 season with a 45-27-10 record, good for fourth in the Metropolitan Division and just a point behind the New York Rangers. The Islanders scored 232 goals and allowed 216, with John Tavares leading the charge offensively. It was their first season at the Barclays Center in BrooklynContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: New York Islanders”

Andrew Ladd to Test Free Agency

Andrew Ladd doesn’t think he’ll be back with the Chicago Blackhawks next season. The 30-year-old forward was traded from the Winnipeg Jets to the Blackhawks on February 25 and now he’s saying there’s a chance he could be back in Manitoba for the 2016-2017 season. “When we spoke after the season, [Chicago] said it wouldContinue reading “Andrew Ladd to Test Free Agency”

Andrew Ladd Traded to Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired forward Andrew Ladd from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for forward Mark Dano and a first round selection for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. There’s also a conditional pick for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft involved, while the Blackhawks also received defenceman Jay Harrison and forward Matt Fraser. The 2018Continue reading “Andrew Ladd Traded to Chicago Blackhawks”