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The Number Nine

What exactly is the number nine? It’s the number that follows the number eight and rests just ahead of the number ten. It’s the number that adorns one of New York City’s subway lines, as well as a well traveled… Continue Reading

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The “New” Faces of The Franchise

For a long while, 2000 1st Round first overall draft pick Rick DiPietro has been the face of the Islanders franchise, but having two high first round draft picks in three years – the new faces of the franchise are… Continue Reading

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Capitals Visit Long Island

Well – here we are, a mere nine shopping days away from Christmas Day and I have yet to even begin shopping. I am sure many of you are in the same boat as I am, including not knowing where… Continue Reading

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Islanders Look to Rebound in Columbus

You may have noticed that I have fallen silent here since my last post, it’s hard to really do anything when the team is in a funk like this. What’s more, is that you don’t have to look far to… Continue Reading

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Our System Needs a Reboot

The Islanders play with a system, on some nights it works like clockwork – on other nights it looks like pandemonium or just disarray. For anyone that uses a computer that runs ANY Microsoft operating system – sometimes you just… Continue Reading

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Live Blog: Islanders Host Thrashers

Tonight’s matchup features two of the leagues lowest ranked clubs – in terms of point totals anyway. The Atlanta Thrashers are 8-14-3 with 19 points and are last overall in the eastern conference, while the Islanders are 10-13-2 for 22… Continue Reading

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Comeau Up, Tamby Down, Thompson Tonight!

Just got back from the morning skate at the Coliseum, Tom Liodice and I filmed an interview with Josh Bailey for Islanders TV which should be up soon. That WAS the news of the day – but I have some… Continue Reading

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Bad Luck: The Root Cause of Islanders Injuries

Injuries happen all the time in sports, sometimes they can be attributed to conditioning, others times the playing surface conditions (football is turf, for hockey ice naturally) and still other injuries are just bad luck, accidental or the result of… Continue Reading

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Josh Bailey’s Progress Report

Now that the team has officially announced that Josh Bailey will remain with the team for the rest of the season, it was only natural for us to take a look at how he has progressed as a player over… Continue Reading

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Bailey is Staying!

Just got word from the Islanders that 2008 First round draft pick Josh Bailey will remain with the club for the remainder of the season and play in his 10th game tonight versus Ottawa! Here is the press release: The… Continue Reading

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60 Minutes, Crosby & CO and FMIV Returns

One great thing about blogging, if you can’t think of a witty title for your post – pick a bunch of your main ideas or points and let it fly! 60 Minutes No, not the TV show – we are… Continue Reading

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O’Byrne’s Own Goal

This poor kid in Montreal tonight, it’s bad enough he scored on his own empty net during a delayed Islanders penalty (with about 4 minutes remaining in a 3-2 game) in which the Isles would go on to win 4-3… Continue Reading