Welcome to New York Islanders GIFS of the Week, a weekly post dedicated to highlighting some of the best goals, saves, hits, and celebrations.
It’s been quite the week for Islanders hockey since last week. The Isles went 4-0 since their loss to the Carolina Hurricanes last Saturday and have now extended their road win streak to seven straight games; the first team in the National Hockey League to do so this season. It was also a week for firsts, as you’ll see below, the monkey is off a couple players backs now.
Ryan Strome begins the comeback against the Dallas Stars while scoring his first NHL goal in the process:
John Tavares gets the first goal of his hat trick with a beautiful no look pass from Thomas Vanek:
Calvin de Haan scores his first NHL goal in an unusually manner: from the neutral zone (with some help from Dion Phaneuf):