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


Islesblogger to Guest Co-Host HNLI Saturday!

This is just a big night for me all around. As if the recent news of being asked to contribute to Lighthouse Hockey isn’t enough news for one night – Alex and Steve over on Hockey Night in Long Island… Continue Reading


5 Things Gordon Needs to Change

I am a regular reader of Greg Wyshynski’s blog – Puck Daddy and Greg has been polling various bloggers and media types on 5 things they would change in the NHL. Feeling inspired, I wanted to list 5 things that… Continue Reading


One Year of Islesblogger!

It was exactly one year ago today, when I decided to try my luck here in the blogosphere and re-submit my application to the Islanders Blog Box. Time certainly does fly when you are having fun! During the past year… Continue Reading


Scott Gordon Named Isles Head Coach!

This just in, the Islanders have named AHL Coach of the year Scott Gordon as head coach! Per Greg Logan of Newsday: It took more than four weeks, but Islanders general manager Garth Snow finally identified the coach he hopes… Continue Reading


Open House Video on iTV!

As I mentioned yesterday, I was told that the videos from Saturday that had not been posted would be up on the Islanders site sometime on Monday (today). I am watching them as I post this, so check it out!… Continue Reading


Open House Thoughts and Photos

If I could sum up the afternoon today in one word, it would have to be FUN. The Islanders have set up these open houses so that everyone involved has an enjoyable experience, from what I could tell those in… Continue Reading


Islesblogger to Talk with Weight and Bailey!

As you may have already read on the Islanders website, there is another open house this Saturday morning at Nassau Coliseum from 10am to 12pm. The events are usually organized well and offer many things to do and see. This… Continue Reading


Islanders 08/09 Schedule for Mobile Devices!

Everyone may or may not remember that I created an excel document so you can import the teams schedule into your outlook and mobile calenders last season. For whatever reason the team did not do so last year, so I… Continue Reading