The current state of the New York Islanders appears to be a mix of flux, confusion, slight panic and outright bewilderment. And that’s not even touching how the fans, or Isles Twitter feels (Spoiler: Isles Twitter is fiercely frustrated). Still… Continue Reading
The 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs have progressed nicely in Brooklyn, and I can say that I am fortunate enough to have attended Games 3 and 4. Today, I will be attending Game 6 as well. While the transition to Brooklyn… Continue Reading
Reports out of practice this morning, by both Artur Staple and the New York Islanders have goaltender Jaroslav Halak and defenseman Thomas Hickey practicing with the full squad. Hickey, who’s been nursing a finger fracture and Halak a mysterious upper… Continue Reading
It’s one thing to watch idly as fans when a team begins to falter after months on top, it’s something completely different as a player in the room – I’m sure…. There’s a large contingent of fans who never get… Continue Reading
You just never know what news might come out on any given day. Just last week, when Visnovsky returned from a wake in Slovakia, he had his family in tow. News had broken that he had rented a house on… Continue Reading
This is a post that I wanted to get out earlier today, but work had me running around like a chicken without a head. It never fails, Friday rolls around and customers tend to freak out about the thought of not having heat before a weekend – especially one where the weather outlook is not good. Did I mention they close within an hour of the days end?
In any case – the Islanders were victorious North of the Border in Montreal last night, but it was a tale of three teams. I’m almost certain that you read the title and said – “Eh? THREE teams Mike?”.
Yes, three. Continue Reading
Well hello there Isles fans, it’s been quite sometime since I updated my little blog here. I feel like I have said this before, but life changes – it could be a subtle change or a big one that cause… Continue Reading
So we find ourselves at the craziest day in the NHL, well next to July when UFA’s are available to be signed. This year, I’m home – celebrating what will likely be an uneventful day for the New York Islanders.… Continue Reading
I’ve been slacking way too much around here, given my duties with the TV show… I am working on a few stories leading up to the All Star Game, the teams play over the last few weeks, the ever looming… Continue Reading
Three years ago in Montreal, you couldn’t tell any of us there in attendance on the Draft Risers that whomever selected John Tavares in the first round wouldn’t be getting anything less than a dynamic player and future all star.… Continue Reading
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
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