Team: New York Islanders

Be A Player: Rewind | Ryan Smyth

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Originally aired February 21, 2002, this episode features Edmonton Oilers fan favourite, Ryan Smyth – aka ‘Captain Canada’ – serving it up as a chef at his restaurant!

8 hours ago

Anders Lee recalls his football days, makes Super Bowl prediction

By: Tim Wharnsby

New York Islanders forward Anders Lee has always brought a football mentality to the game of hockey, and for good reason.

January 31, 2018

Visa Presents: Player Q&A with Jordan Eberle

By: NHLPA Staff

Jordan Eberle's favourite purchase this year reveals a romantic side to the winger! That and more in his Player Q&A.

January 17, 2018

My Top 5 | Rookie Goal-scorers

By: Chris Lomon

These young guns have taken their best shot, literally, in 2017-18. While they might be short on NHL experience, this handful (plus one) of rookies is seriously big on talent.

December 26, 2017

Affinity for hockey and fishing trace back to Bailey's roots

By: Chris Lomon

Josh Bailey’s affinity for both hockey and fishing dates back to his childhood days growing up in Bowmanville, Ontario, about an hour’s drive from downtown Toronto.

December 21, 2017

My Top 5 | 2017-18 Assist Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

In keeping with the spirit of the season, specifically, ‘‘Tis better to give than to receive,’ we can’t pass up featuring the Top 5 assists leaders so far in 2017-18.

December 19, 2017

Player of the Week | Josh Bailey

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Josh Bailey built to a five-game point streak with four strong outings last week as he tallied eight points (4-4–8) for the New York Islanders, which included his first NHL career hat trick.

December 18, 2017

Team trip makes de Haan nostalgic

By: Chris Lomon

“Whether you’re giving gifts to friends and family or the kids we went shopping for, it’s nice to see the smiles on people’s faces,” says Calvin de Haan. “It’s pretty heartwarming.”

December 12, 2017

Tavares a Leader Both On and Off the Ice for Barzal

By: Chris Lomon

His mere presence makes even the steeliest of competitors uncomfortable. But when it comes to his teammates, John Tavares has quite the opposite effect.

December 5, 2017

My Top 5 | Mathew Barzal

By: Chris Lomon

Three of them are Ted Lindsay Award recipients, three are still active NHL players. Find out who cracks Mathew Barzal's Top 5 hockey idols growing up!

November 28, 2017

Player Q&A | Scott Mayfield

By: NHLPA Staff

St. Louis born and a player for the New York Islanders, Scott Mayfield's favourite NFL team comes a bit of a surprise! Learn more about the defenceman in his player Q&A!

September 27, 2017

Player Q&A | Anthony Beauvillier

By: NHLPA Staff

Find out who Anthony Beauvillier is cheering for at the US Open and more in this week's Player Q&A!

September 5, 2017

Strome Excited For New Chapter

By: Chris Lomon

For as eager as Strome is to suit up for an Edmonton team that features some serious star power, including captain Connor McDavid, he admits it was tough to bid farewell to his New York teammates.

June 27, 2017

Player Q&A | Alan Quine

By: NHLPA Staff

Who does Alan Quine share a coffee ritual with before every New York Islanders game? That and more in his Player Q&A!

June 8, 2017

In The Locker Room - Casey Cizikas

By: Ryan Parker

On this edition of 'In The Locker Room' we chat with Casey Cizikas about some of the things that he loved the most growing up.

February 17, 2017

Anders Lee: Winging it in Edina

By: Chris Lomon

What does star NHL winger Anders Lee do when he heads home during the off-season? He wings it, of course.

February 9, 2017

My Top 5 | Andrew Ladd

By: Chris Lomon

One NHL Hall of Fame star made Andrew Ladd’s list of Top 5 athletes of all time. Hint: he retired from the game two days after turning 40, and counts the 2001 Ted Lindsay Award among his impressive trophy haul.

February 7, 2017

A tribute to Chimera’s 1,000th game

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Ice Cheetah, ChimDawg - you don’t get nicknames like that without the play, and personality to match them.

February 2, 2017

Thomas Greiss loves the thrill

By: Chris Lomon

When he’s not snagging slapshots or reining in rebounds over the course of an NHL season, Thomas Greiss doesn’t turn to the golf course to satiate his sporting side during the summer months - he grabs his mountain biking gear.

December 13, 2016

Player Q&A | John Tavares

By: Catherine Faas

John Tavares shares his favourite TV show and his number one pet peeve in this week's Player Q&A.

November 2, 2016