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Aaron Ness Signs Entry Deal With Islanders!

Reports were running rampant over the last several days about Islanders defensive draft prospect and Minnesota Golden Gopher Aaron Ness being close to signing his pro contract with the Islanders. His agent, in response to these reports – claimed the… Continue Reading

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An Inactive Deadline For Islanders

I’d be lying if I told you I didn’t get excited about the NHL Trade Deadline. I understand and respect the logistics of the day, the same can be said for the necessity of wheeling and dealing for some, as… Continue Reading

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Islanders Defend Their Image, Score Nine

Of all nights I pick to skip an Islanders game! I went out to dinner with my girlfriend and some friends of mine last night, so I couldn’t attend the game. I checked on the score via iPhone and much… Continue Reading

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Islanders Acquire Al Montoya From Phoenix

Dealing with the injury to rookie netminder Kevin Poulin, who suffered a dislocated kneecap last night during warmpups, the Islanders suddenly found themselves in serious need of veteran goaltending. The rookie who’s job it was to back up the rookie… Continue Reading

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Streak Over, Weight Coaches Power Play, Colliton Signed, Earthquakes

This is a really late recap – I know Michael, shame on you uh..I mean yourself. Let’s chalk it up to a turkey hangover. Perhaps even a hockey hangover, because I attended several NHL games and played in three myself… Continue Reading

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Scott Gordon Fired, Jack Capuano Moves Up

Over the course of these last ten losses the Islanders have been handed, you could feel the pressure building from the outside. With each step, each mistake and each time the hole got deeper and deeper it was only a… Continue Reading

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Islanders Make Cuts, Release Five

With training camp all but over, it’s time to trim the fat – an inevitable part of camp that many players likely do not look forward to. In my mind, (well my imagination anyway) – I picture Manny Legace or… Continue Reading

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Rhett Rakhshani Agrees to Deal

I know this is yesterday’s news, but I just wanted to direct you all to the entry I had posted as it happened last night on Bleacher Report. I just received word from the New York Islanders that they have… Continue Reading

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Brendan Witt on Waivers

I cannot say that I saw this coming, at all. Brendan Witt who has been tough as nails for the New York Islanders the last few years (including a run in with a Chevy Tahoe in Philly this season) has… Continue Reading

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Martin Biron Off to Bridgeport for Conditioning Stint

Breaking news folks! Just received word that Islanders goaltender Martin Biron is en route to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League for a two game conditioning stint. Biron, who dressed in the last two Islanders road games… Continue Reading

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Rick DiPietro’s Return!

Just posted a little something over at the Bleacher Report about Rick DiPietro’s return to the AHL tonight as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers take on the Springfield Falcons. I will be at the game tonight, trying to live blog and… Continue Reading

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AHL Depth Charges

You know how we do things here at Islesblogger – we like to play with our titles to poke-fun point out the obvious. This case is no different, referencing the lack of free agent signings by our New York Islanders.… Continue Reading