Team: New York Islanders

Islanders agree to 1-year deal with forward Jan Kovar

By: Canadian Press

The New York Islanders have agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract with forward Jan Kovar.

July 9, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Pat LaFontaine

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Pat LaFontaine fondly recalls his rocky start on double runners, to what eventually became the best feeling in the world!

July 5, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs trade veteran forward Matt Martin to New York Islanders

By: Canadian Press

Matt Martin is going back to the New York Islanders.

July 3, 2018

Islanders, RW Tom Kuhnhackl agree to 1-year deal

By: Canadian Press

The New York Islanders agreed to a one-year deal with free-agent forward Tom Kuhnhackl on Monday.

July 2, 2018

A Season To Remember For Barzal

By: Chris Lomon

Barzal, who became the seventh rookie in NHL history with at least 20 goals and 60 assists, and just the second to notch three five-point games, was humbled after being named the 2018 Calder Trophy recipient.

June 28, 2018

A congratulations to P-A Parenteau on his retirement

By: Nadia Vocaturo

From the NHLPA and its players, congratulations to P-A Parenteau, who recently announced his retirement after 491 NHL games, and nearly 1,000 games as a professional hockey player.

June 27, 2018

Causes to benefit from annual tournament hit close to home for Ladd

By: Chris Lomon

The Ladd Foundation supports numerous causes, specifically focused on youth and the environment.

June 14, 2018

Thomas Hickey’s 400-game milestone was worth the wait

By: Tim Wharnsby

Suiting up for 400 NHL regular-season games usually is not a big deal for a top-five draft pick, but Thomas Hickey is a unique case study, and the fact he played in his 400th game is a tribute to his perseverance.

March 21, 2018

Dennis Seidenberg proud of brother, Germany’s silver effort

By: Tim Wharnsby

Dennis Seidenberg was halfway around the world, but he was along for the ride when Germany shocked the hockey world by claiming silver at PyeongChang 2018.

March 6, 2018

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!

February 22, 2018

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