New York Islanders

New York Islanders

 | 39-27-16
  • Goals For
    245 GF
  • Goals Against
    258 GA
  • Power Play %
    20.3 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    71.5 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    586 PIM
  • The Hockey Writers

    Islanders' Focus Needs to Be on Historic 2025 Free Agent Class

    The New York Islanders fell in Round 1 of the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs to the Carolina Hurricanes, and it is clear change is needed for the team to return to its former glory. It was a long season, filled with injuries, blown leads, and false confidence, providing a clear picture that the current roster is multiple pieces away from becoming a legitimate Stanley Cup contender. With the roster so far away, they should use the 2024-25 season to gauge the team's ability to prepare for a historic 2025 offseason. When general manager Lou Lamoriello decided to relieve Lane Lambert of his coaching duties, he named Patrick Roy head coach on a two-year deal. The Islanders had a vision with Roy when hired, setting him up to gauge each player's ability in the 2023-24 season to prepare for the 2024-25 season.