David Toews Leaves NCAA for WHL

Islanders prospect David Toews, the younger brother of Jonathan Toews – has left the NCAA (University of North Dakota) and joined the Wheat Kings of the WHL for the upcoming season marking the start of his professional hockey career. Per… Continue Reading


Easton SE16 Stick Review

It’s not everyday as a blogger or an avid amateur hockey player that a major equipment manufacturer contacts you and asks if you are interested in testing out the latest and greatest hockey equipment. Naturally, when the opportunity to test… Continue Reading


Hot Headlines – Islesblogger’s Weekly Rundown

I have no idea why I did not think of this sooner, maybe because I despise gimmicks – but like they say “sex sell” (although this has NOTHING to do with sex, but I digress). I would like to introduce… Continue Reading


Tampa Limps Into Town, Isles Recall Five

Well here we are, three home games and six games overall remaining in the race for Tavares last stretch of the season. Tampa, having only six points on the Islanders before last night, lost in overtime to the Devils and… Continue Reading


Islanders Conference Call

About to call into the conference call to hear everything that has or has not transpired today. I am going to record the call with my fancy device that allows me to do so with my digital recorder. I will… Continue Reading


Guerin to Pittsburgh for a Conditional Pick!

All the build up and speculation and it’s hard to say that I am impressed with the deal Garth Snow has swung with Pittsburgh for Bill Guerin. The details: Islanders trade Bill Guerin for a conditional 5th round pick that… Continue Reading


Slow Deadline for Isles so Far

12:47pm Well, there is nothing really huge to report for the Islanders here this afternoon. I have been glued to my computer constantly refreshing the typical trade deadline sources that have been awesome in the past. I am lucky enough… Continue Reading


Lighthouse Project Progress

Everything we do as Islanders fans the last few years has been some sort of a “watch”. Last season fans were obsessed with the “Stamkos Watch” – this obviously didn’t work out favorably for the team – finishing with the… Continue Reading


Isles Steamroll Devils

It’s amazing sometimes what happens when you subtract a few players close to the deadline. It seems that it really unites the remainder of the team and they support each other even more – as well as give a solid… Continue Reading


Let’s White it Out!

Tonight’s game is a special one, not because we are playing the Devils in an meaningless inter-conference game – but because it is Town of Hempstead night at the Coliseum! For those who may not have heard, there were recent… Continue Reading


Live Blog: Isles – Rangers

Hope you guys can join us tonight for our live blog that will begin at about 6:30pm and run throughout the game. Live Blog from The Couch: Islanders v. Rangers 2/18/09