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Okposo Signed to Five Year Deal

There is nothing like fantastic news after the first blazing hot day of the summer. It’s been a slow few weeks in Islanders country, although – not in terms of talks with Nassau County on that whole new Arena business.… Continue Reading

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Kerry Fraser Recalls An “Off” Day and Al Arbour

It was 1983, the Islanders were on their way to their fourth consecutive Stanley Cup and the then young official Kerry Fraser called what he even admits was a bad game. He recalls the feeling like a young school boy… Continue Reading

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Islanders Sign Shane Sims to ATO

With the Islanders final game today in Philadelphia, the team needed to find another player for defensive help on an emergency basis. Trying as hard as I could yesterday, I had joked with Islanders GM Garth Snow that I was… Continue Reading

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Islanders Sign Jamie Doornbosch to ATO

Well, we knew something along these lines would have HAD to have played out, once we learned that Matt Campanale couldn’t play more than one game (a game in which he played just over 8 minutes and didn’t look completely… Continue Reading

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The New York PHWA Saga

I think it would be irresponsible of me, as a blogger – not to chime in on this tough issue. I’d like to preface this post, with a simple explanation. In no way shape or form – am I a… Continue Reading

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Rock Em Sock Em Against The Rangers

Once again, the Islanders showed that they should be a pretty good team next season in a spirited 6-2 win over their rival New York Rangers last night at Nassau Coliseum. Despite mounting injuries and a defensive group made up… Continue Reading

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Isles-Rangers, Montoya Extended, Donovan Signed

It’s been a slow few weeks here at Islesblogger, but not because there hasn’t been anything going on in Islanders Country lately. No, instead – this blogger was in Sunny South Florida, escaping the crazy fall weather here in NY… Continue Reading

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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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The Blue Collar Islanders

The life of a blue collar worker usually involves going about his or her business quietly, without much notice or recognition. They do the dirty work to get things done, often rolling up their sleeves and digging right in. The… Continue Reading

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Islanders Look to Change Gears Against Wild

You can’t fault these Islanders, I mean well – you can but let’s just call it growing pains. The Islanders held off the always dangerous Washington Capitals 1-0 for almost the entire 60 minutes last night. It only took two… 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