Islanders Visit Struggling Rangers

History tends to repeat itself with these two close New York hockey rivals. The teams, regardless of their current place in the standings, state of the franchise or how poor/well they are playing ALWAYS bring their A games when playing… Continue Reading


Weight Out Six Weeks With MCL Sprain!

Just got out of Greg Logan’s chat where he broke some extremely bad new regarding veteran Doug Weight. Weight was injured in last nights game in New Jersey – this marks the third time this season that Weight will miss… Continue Reading


Islanders in Tampa, Deal With Pirates and Canons

No, that is not a misprint. It seems that the Islanders have encountered one of the best festivals in sunny Tampa this weekend. It’s called the Gasparilla festival and it involves pirates, pirate ships, pirate wenches, beer, liquor and all… Continue Reading


Islanders Find Missing Mojo

It seems that no matter how much we would prefer that the Islanders remain at the very bottom of the standings to secure the best chance to finish with that valuable-to-rebuild first overall pick – that they are actually learning,… Continue Reading


Sillinger Done for Season

Well this is unfortunate, yet not completely unexpected news. Center Mike Sillinger, who played in only seven games this season will not be returning to the Islanders for the remainder of the season following a second hip surgery completed today.… Continue Reading


What You May Have Missed This Week

This has been a busy week all around, for both the Islanders and myself personally. Work has been insanely busy, I worked last weekend and I am set to work again tomorrow – I love the overtime, it just keeps… Continue Reading


DiPietro Officially Shutdown Remainder of Season

Breaking news here, the Islanders just called a press conference regarding the status of goaltender Rick DiPietro. He has now been shutdown until next season – hopefully giving him ample time to recover and reach 100% by the start of… Continue Reading


Live Blog: Devils at Islanders

Wow, I cannot remember the last time that I was coming at you all live from the Coliseum, it has to be at least a month or more. In any case, I am here, freezing – from the top of… Continue Reading


Goalie, Where Art Thou?

You may have notice all of the Dubie talk around Islanders country the last few days. It was a feel good story for at least a little while. Seems that the Blue Jackets out there in Columbus wanted to change… Continue Reading


Dubie on Board!

In what is likely the most telling move the Islanders have made or announced since the whole DiPietro injury status mystery, the Islanders and Dubielewicz’s have agreed on a one year $500,000 dollar contract which is prorated paying Dubie that… Continue Reading


MacDonald Injured, Dunham Emergency Backup, Dubie On The Way?

What a crazy night tonight, first it starts with a little news from Greg Logan about DiPietro seeking a second (or is it a third?) opinion on his swelling surgery repaired knee. The discussion shifted about the now real possibility… Continue Reading


Islanders and Thrashers Swap Minor Leaguers

Just got word of a small trade involving the New York Islanders and the Atlanta Thrashers. The Islanders have traded AHL Defenseman Brett Skinner to the Thrashers in exchange for right winger Junior Lassard. Per the Islanders release: The New… Continue Reading