This is it, well just about. We’ve waited 7 months for tomorrow night – the return of all returns, or the biggest revenge game in a long time, at least. I’m talking about John Tavares’s return to Long Island, to… Continue Reading →
It’s no secret. I’ve not given Islesblogger the love and attention that it deserves, especially after giving me 11 years of a venue to write great stuff and create amazing memories thanks to the NHL and New York Islanders. I’ve… Continue Reading →
Well then, the Islanders sure are slowly turning the hockey world on it’s collective heads, aren’t they? In an offseason that has seen it’s fare share of what could be termed “interesting” by most, the Islanders are coming out of… Continue Reading →
Just a small announcement, a new project of mine that I’ve been working on for a few weeks – a podcast. It’s called The Isles Faithful and can be found at www.theislesfaithful.com Head over and check it out. First episode… Continue Reading →
This is it, this is the end, I promise. I really, really didn’t want to have to create a part three here, but this is a huge topic around here and its summer time – so there’s not a whole… Continue Reading →
There’s absolutely no sugarcoating the main point now that everyone has had a few days to digest and in some cases – mourn the loss of John Tavares. It’s an extremely difficult time for the New York Islanders and their… Continue Reading →
With all the negative that’s been happening for the New York Islanders on and off the last few weeks, there’s remained at least one constant. His name is Mat Barzal. Fresh off his rookie of the month nod from the… 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 →
How about these Islanders? I made it to the game on Tuesday night, the first time this season. Not that I haven’t wanted to go earlier, I have been crazy busy during this shortened season. From the second we pulled… Continue Reading →
A central theme that has developed after the Islanders 29 games thus far: third period goals allowed. It’s not the only one mind you, but it ties in to others; blown leads, poor confidence, sustained pressure and momentum, defense. The… 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 →