A central theme that has developed after the Islanders 29 games thus far: third period goals allowed. It’s not the only one mind you, but it ties in to others; blown leads, poor confidence, sustained pressure and momentum, defense. The… Continue Reading
This is a post that I wanted to get out earlier today, but work had me running around like a chicken without a head. It never fails, Friday rolls around and customers tend to freak out about the thought of not having heat before a weekend – especially one where the weather outlook is not good. Did I mention they close within an hour of the days end?
In any case – the Islanders were victorious North of the Border in Montreal last night, but it was a tale of three teams. I’m almost certain that you read the title and said – “Eh? THREE teams Mike?”.
Yes, three. Continue Reading
So we’re just just past the quarter pole of the season and we’ve seen such inconsistency that it’s maddening. Oh to be a fly on the wall of the locker room. We’ve seen this team come out flying and score… Continue Reading
Well hello there Isles fans, it’s been quite sometime since I updated my little blog here. I feel like I have said this before, but life changes – it could be a subtle change or a big one that cause… Continue Reading
Three games in six days agains the same opponent – it has a playoff feel doesn’t it? The Islanders are in New Jersey tonight to take on the Devils for round two of their three game stint. The Islanders are… Continue Reading
There’s been lots of contract extension talk regarding some of the pending UFA’s on the Islanders the last few weeks. Most notably, Frans Nielsen and PA Parenteau. You can take the Great Dane off your list, as Garth Snow has… Continue Reading
I’ve been slacking way too much around here, given my duties with the TV show… I am working on a few stories leading up to the All Star Game, the teams play over the last few weeks, the ever looming… Continue Reading
Three years ago in Montreal, you couldn’t tell any of us there in attendance on the Draft Risers that whomever selected John Tavares in the first round wouldn’t be getting anything less than a dynamic player and future all star.… Continue Reading
The Islanders (3-1-0) have embarked on their first road trip of the season, to a place many of us wish we’ve been with the weather here on Long Island – sunny and warm Florida. The team will face the struggling… Continue Reading
Last weekend at the Islanders home opener, Capital One asked me to be a judge for their High Five For 5X contest – and it went well! Update 10/13 Check out this highlight video I was sent! It gives you… Continue Reading
It’s been a great month for Islanders fans. It really has. All things considered, this time of year is usually a tad depressing. The summer weather gradually shifts to cooler temperatures, the wardrobe tends to get heavier and more cumbersome,… Continue Reading
Things have been downright slow in Islanders Country, so slow – that news of Ice Girl Tryouts and apparently something else that may, or may not, be edible with an Isles logo will be coming soon seem exciting to the… Continue Reading