If you are a fan of the New York Islanders, then you know that the only thing that matters right now is how they are expected to perform in the 2021 season. Do the New York Islanders have the star power to make it all the way to the playoffs and win the Stanley Cup in 2022?
Have a read on below at SportsTips expert picks & preview on the New York Islanders.
With over 37 years experience and a Stanley Cup under his belt Trotz may be the best coach in the league. After finally getting Alexander Ovechkin his long awaited championship in 2018 he left Washington for New York. After two shortened seasons at the helm he finally gets another crack at a full 82 game slate. If last season’s success continues he could very well win his second championship as well.
Barzal is a former NHL rookie of the year, capturing the award after the 2017-18 season. He will be entering his 5th full season as a member of the New York Islanders. With a great ability to pass the puck, he has recorded 176 Assists in those 4 years. Going along with his passing, he averages around 20 Goals a year. If Barzal were to have a great season alongside his stellar teammates, the Islanders could be title contenders.
As of this write up nobody is sure how much time Anders Lee will miss. However what is known is that if he returns to form he will elevate the Islanders to another level. After a 3 year college career at the University Of Notre Dame, Lee has spent 7 years with New York. He is a prolific goal scorer, finding the net over 25 times in multiple seasons. Depending on when his return is, he may very well accomplish that feat again.