The Stage is Set for a John Tavares Decision

If you would have told me, 9 years after John Tavares’s first overall selection by the New York Islanders in Montreal – that I would have similar feelings of anxiety and nervousness I would tell you you’re crazy. But, here… Continue Reading


Isles in Talks to Extend Streit, Boyes, Visnovsky and Nabokov

You just never know what news might come out on any given day. Just last week, when Visnovsky returned from a wake in Slovakia, he had his family in tow. News had broken that he had rented a house on… Continue Reading


Islanders Sign Defenseman Mark Eaton!

Well, Garth Snow has finally jumped into the free agent pool, signing 33-year-old Mark Eaton, formerly of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Eaton is 6-2, 205 pounds and gives some more size to the back end to the Isles. The deal is… Continue Reading


Islanders Tender Qualifying Offers to Five

Today the New York Islanders have extended qualifying offers to five restricted free agents: Matt Moulson, Rob Schremp, Dustin Kohn, Dylan Reese, and Nathan Lawson. If you are noticing some players missing off of that list, you’re not mistaken –… Continue Reading


Martin Biron Signed to One Year Deal

Breaking news folks, the Islanders have signed free agent goaltender Martin Biron to a one year contract worth $1.4 million dollars. This is all according to the New York Post. There was speculation that on-the-mend all star netminder Rick DiPietro… Continue Reading


Depth Signings!

Between yesterday and today, the Islanders have stocked the farm system once again by signing a whole handful of players to two-way contracts, including a goaltender who allegedly broke all of Dubielewicz’s records at the University of Denver. In no… Continue Reading


Doug Weight Signed!

Botta claims in his blog deal is done, one year deal. More in a bit Confirmed! Check out the Islanders Website! Once again I ran out to take care of something and signings break! We all knew this was coming,… Continue Reading


Goaltender Yann Danis Signed!

In a confusing bit of news, it appears the Islanders have signed former Canadiens goaltender Yann Denis. No official word, but a sharp eyed poster on Islandermania spotted him on the players page. Nothing more than a depth signing I… Continue Reading


Streit Signed!

EVERYTIME I walk away from the computer, something happens! The Islanders have just signed 30-year old defenseman and former Montreal Canadien Mark Streit to a 5 year deal worth $20.5-million. Streit was ranked second among all defenseman last year in… Continue Reading


Islanders After Hossa?

It’s Eklund, so take it for what it’s worth: “Source: Isles putting together “mega offer for Hossa”” – Eklund This Isles fan wouldn’t be surprised if Hossa was part of the plan all along and Charles gave the go ahead… Continue Reading