Islanders Look For Answers Against Flames

This has been a tough season. Not just for the New York Islanders, but – for those of us who follow the team and more importantly, TRY to blog about them. All too many times, I’ve started a post –… Continue Reading


Islanders Face Dallas: No Retaliation Needed

Dallas has come into New York, beating the Cross Town Rival New York Rangers 1-0 on Tuesday night and riding the hot hand of local kid – Eric Nystrom. The Islanders have now lost three straight, so they will be… Continue Reading


Islanders Look to Continue Stride Against Lightning

The Islanders have turned their snide around these last four games – earning 7 of 8 points, on the road no less. Tavares still cannot finish, but he’s certainly been able to start – earning three assists in their win… Continue Reading


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


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


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


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


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


Young Islanders Defense Can’t Contain Capitals

Missed it by that much. That was the common theme yesterday in the Islanders 3-2 loss to the Washington Capitals at Nassau Coliseum. The Islanders came out and overpowered the talented, yet struggling Capitals team who lost 6-0 to the… Continue Reading


Islanders Look to Continue Strong Play Against Panthers

In a span of four days, the weather has gone from just below 70 degrees back to the mid 20’s and then 5 inches of snow. February is one of those months that just drives me crazy here in New… Continue Reading


Islanders Acquire Al Montoya From Phoenix

Dealing with the injury to rookie netminder Kevin Poulin, who suffered a dislocated kneecap last night during warmpups, the Islanders suddenly found themselves in serious need of veteran goaltending. The rookie who’s job it was to back up the rookie… Continue Reading


Trent Hunter Out Remainder of Season, Poulin Hurt?

Just in case those in Islanders country expected otherwise, or just haven’t noticed that Trent Hunter has been missing a while – the Islanders confirmed today that Hunter will sit out the remainder of the season with a torn MCL.… Continue Reading