Hear from the players and coaches.
The first 10,000 ticketholders in attendence for the Islanders vs. Buffalo at Barclays Center on Dec. 23, 2016 will get a Ralph Macchio bobblehead doll. Macchio, "The Karate Kid" star who grew up in Huntington, is a big Islanders fan. His daughter will sing the National anthem before the game.
On April 10, 2017, the Islanders cleaned out their lockers and discuss the season after missing the playoffs by just one point.
The fierce rivalry between the Rangers and Islanders started back on their first meeting at Nassau Coliseum on Oct. 21, 1972. Players and fans from both teams have changed over the years, but the level of play and competitive fire between these teams has never faded.
Islanders head coach Doug Weight has full confidence in his team, but things could change as the NHL trade deadline approaches at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. The Isles are on a four-day break as their season-long nine-game road trip resumes March 2 at Dallas.
On Feb. 15, 2017 in Tarrytown, New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal talked about how it never matters where either team is in the standings when the Rangers play the Islanders.
The Junior Islanders will play in the 58th annual Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament from Feb. 8 to Feb. 19, the biggest international hockey tournament in the world. On Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, the team, comprised entirely of 12-year-olds, received a sendoff from the Islanders themselves before their game against the Maple Leafs at the Barclays Center.