Islesblogger’s Draft Wish: John Tavares

It’s that time of year again. I’ve been bad at pumping up the draft this time around – especially because I WILL BE THERE again. Well, we all know how my draft wish ended up last time around, hopefully this… Continue Reading


Nassau NOT on Forbes’ Most Miserable Sports Location List

Call it a ray of hope, if anything a slight glimmer of hope – but Nassau County, Long Island was NOT on the Forbes top 10 most miserable sports location list. Unfortunately for 10 other locations, they were – but… Continue Reading


Islanders to Change Goal Song

Just browsing the boards this morning, I caught this post over at Islander Mania from Chris Dey. Apparently, after all the years of speculation, voting and complaining by fans (some, not all) the Islanders have finally decided to act and… Continue Reading


Defenseman Pock Claimed Off Waivers

It appears that early injuries to the defense are already worse than speculated. Chris Campoli and Andy Sutton whom both underwent surgery last season are apparently set to miss significant time. The Islanders claimed Thomas Pock off waivers from the… Continue Reading


Isles Top Boston and Updates

Hockey is back baby and so is my gallery! It took me countless hours to work out all the stupid errors, hopefully I never have to move to a new server – but at least next time I know a… Continue Reading


Nystrom vs Bridgman Bout Ranked 8th

Building on the enforcer theme today, cruising along the internet earlier I came across an AskMen.com Top Ten Amazing NHL fights list. Browsing through their ten selections, I found a fight between Bobby Nystrom and Mel Bridgman ranked at #8.… Continue Reading


Brandon Sugden Coming to Camp, Afterall

This has been an interesting story for the past few weeks, and it’s nice to see it ended on a positive note for a change. I had heard rumblings of what some would consider a “prize fighter” type enforcer named… Continue Reading


5 Things Gordon Needs to Change

I am a regular reader of Greg Wyshynski’s blog – Puck Daddy and Greg has been polling various bloggers and media types on 5 things they would change in the NHL. Feeling inspired, I wanted to list 5 things that… Continue Reading


One Year of Islesblogger!

It was exactly one year ago today, when I decided to try my luck here in the blogosphere and re-submit my application to the Islanders Blog Box. Time certainly does fly when you are having fun! During the past year… Continue Reading


Scott Gordon Named Isles Head Coach!

This just in, the Islanders have named AHL Coach of the year Scott Gordon as head coach! Per Greg Logan of Newsday: It took more than four weeks, but Islanders general manager Garth Snow finally identified the coach he hopes… Continue Reading


Open House Video on iTV!

As I mentioned yesterday, I was told that the videos from Saturday that had not been posted would be up on the Islanders site sometime on Monday (today). I am watching them as I post this, so check it out!… Continue Reading


Open House Thoughts and Photos

If I could sum up the afternoon today in one word, it would have to be FUN. The Islanders have set up these open houses so that everyone involved has an enjoyable experience, from what I could tell those in… Continue Reading