Sillinger Done for Season

Well this is unfortunate, yet not completely unexpected news. Center Mike Sillinger, who played in only seven games this season will not be returning to the Islanders for the remainder of the season following a second hip surgery completed today.… Continue Reading


What You May Have Missed This Week

This has been a busy week all around, for both the Islanders and myself personally. Work has been insanely busy, I worked last weekend and I am set to work again tomorrow – I love the overtime, it just keeps… Continue Reading


DiPietro Officially Shutdown Remainder of Season

Breaking news here, the Islanders just called a press conference regarding the status of goaltender Rick DiPietro. He has now been shutdown until next season – hopefully giving him ample time to recover and reach 100% by the start of… Continue Reading


Live Blog: Devils at Islanders

Wow, I cannot remember the last time that I was coming at you all live from the Coliseum, it has to be at least a month or more. In any case, I am here, freezing – from the top of… Continue Reading


Islanders Look to Survive Shark Attack

How could anyone resist opportunities to twist around a title for an easy play on words? I know I cannot pass up those opportunities. Well, last night the Islanders took on the Coyotes and played good enough not to get… Continue Reading


Injuries Continue as Panthers Prowl

Thank goodness it’s the very last day of 2008 – it’s not been all bad mind you, I just want to move past all these injuries. In what is now a daily trend, the Islanders have announced several injuries and… Continue Reading


Isles Look West – Try to Rebound at MSG

All distractions aside, the Islanders had a pretty good weekend. A win on Friday night against Toronto and a come from behind effort on Saturday in Buffalo that would force overtime and a shootout that ended in a loss. I… Continue Reading


Isles Shuffle Off to Buffalo

Right after the Islanders completed all the post game interviews last night following their 4-1 win over the Maple Leafs, they began their shuffle off to Buffalo. Only it was more then just moving their equipment. See, there are several… Continue Reading


Islanders Have Returnee’s

Aside from the Toronto Maple Leafs coming to Long Island again tonight, the Islanders also have some returning players. Get this, the players are returning from one of the darnedest things – INJURY. According to Arthur Staple and Mike Fornabaio… Continue Reading


Live Blog: Thrashers at Islanders

Finally got an internet connection, I am always the only one with problems. Doug was nice enough to tell me Tambellini is in – substituted for Jon Sim, while Weight is still out with a sore groin, Thompson is out… Continue Reading


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


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