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Goalie, Where Art Thou?

You may have notice all of the Dubie talk around Islanders country the last few days. It was a feel good story for at least a little while. Seems that the Blue Jackets out there in Columbus wanted to change… Continue Reading

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Dubie on Board!

In what is likely the most telling move the Islanders have made or announced since the whole DiPietro injury status mystery, the Islanders and Dubielewicz’s have agreed on a one year $500,000 dollar contract which is prorated paying Dubie that… Continue Reading

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MacDonald Injured, Dunham Emergency Backup, Dubie On The Way?

What a crazy night tonight, first it starts with a little news from Greg Logan about DiPietro seeking a second (or is it a third?) opinion on his swelling surgery repaired knee. The discussion shifted about the now real possibility… Continue Reading

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Islanders and Thrashers Swap Minor Leaguers

Just got word of a small trade involving the New York Islanders and the Atlanta Thrashers. The Islanders have traded AHL Defenseman Brett Skinner to the Thrashers in exchange for right winger Junior Lassard. Per the Islanders release: The New… Continue Reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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