Lightning: Tampa Bay Eliminates New York, Advances to Stanley Cup Final

Thanks to a 2-1 win Thursday, the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the New York Islanders in the Eastern Conference Final and punched their ticket to a Stanley Cup Final date with the Dallas Stars. The Lighting were up 3-2 in their series and finished things off with an overtime victory, with Anthony Cirelli securing theContinue reading “Lightning: Tampa Bay Eliminates New York, Advances to Stanley Cup Final”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs: New York Islanders vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

For the fourth time in six seasons, the Tampa Bay Lightning find themselves in the Eastern Conference Final. This time out, they’re set to face the New York Islanders – a team that hasn’t been in this position since 1993. This is the second time in five seasons the Lightning have met the Islanders, butContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs: New York Islanders vs. Tampa Bay Lightning”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: New York Islanders vs. Philadelphia Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers and New York Islanders are set for a second round snarl that should be physical and tough from the jump. The Flyers find themselves here after winning their first playoff series since 2012, taking out the Montreal Canadiens in six games. The trouble? They were outscored 13-11 in the series. Goalie CarterContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: New York Islanders vs. Philadelphia Flyers”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders

You don’t have to go far to find the storyline in the playoff series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders. Barry Trotz is in all the headlines, as you might expect. The current coach of the Islanders was the coach of the Capitals when they won the Stanley Cup two years ago. TrotzContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders”

Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: New York Islanders vs. Florida Panthers

Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. It’s time to get on with the show and preview the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round. Up next, the New York Islanders and Florida Panthers. The Islanders and head coach BarryContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: New York Islanders vs. Florida Panthers”