Islesblogger to Guest Co-Host HNLI Saturday!

This is just a big night for me all around. As if the recent news of being asked to contribute to Lighthouse Hockey isn’t enough news for one night – Alex and Steve over on Hockey Night in Long Island… Continue Reading


Islanders 3rd Jersey Countdown!

One of the most popular posts on my blog the past few weeks has been on the new Islanders 3rd jerseys. Sites like SportsLogos.net and even ESPN have been linking here after finding my post. Well, the speculation surrounding the… Continue Reading


Islanders 2008/2009 3rd Jersey!

I touched on this in a previous post, although back then it was only speculation and I couldn’t get confirmation from the team at the time. The 3rd jersey will return during the coming season, and the Islanders will be… Continue Reading


Monsieur Gervais, Signed!

In what has quickly become a trend, Garth Snow has locked up yet another young cog in the youth movement machine. This time, Defenseman Bruno Gervais has been locked up for the next 3 years at a basement bargain rate… Continue Reading


Nielsen Signed!

The Islanders have signed Franz Nielsen to a four year deal worth $2.1-Million, per Greg Logan’s blog. This is another great move by Garth in locking up yet another young forward. Nielsen should help in all offensive situations as he… Continue Reading


Bergenheim Avoids Arbitration, Tambellini Signed!

Islanders forward Sean Bergenheim has singed a two year deal according to Greg Logan’s Blog. One might think that this is simply Garth Snow tidying up some lose ends, but isn’t it a little bit suspect that he locks up… Continue Reading


Nolan Fallout: Overreaction?

These days, it seems no matter what the Islanders do there is a bit of overreaction involved. Be it the media, analysts, fans, or bloggers; the reactions are similar. As a life long fan of this franchise, it’s easy to… Continue Reading


Ted Nolan Not Returning

Over the past several months, there have been rumblings that Garth Snow and Ted Nolan were not seeing eye to eye on several things regarding the team. Greg Logan has posted numerous articles and his most recent spoke of Nolan… Continue Reading


Isles Extend Witt!

Eagle eyes caught a fast one – the Islanders have extended defenseman Brendan Witt to a two-year contract extension. Terms were not announced just yet, but I am working on it. Per TSN’s signings tracker: 6:37PM New York Islanders sign… Continue Reading


One Last Avery Cheapshot!

Keeping up with the rumor theme, Sean Avery – now of the Dallas Stars thanks to his 4-year $15.5-Million dollar deal, has never really been the kindest player to the New York Islanders. He has “allegedly” headhunted DiPietro after a… Continue Reading


Islanders Want Boyle?

Speculation (read: rumors) has been running rampant the past several days that the Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to purge themselves of Dan Boyle’s six-year $40-million dollar contact in order to reach a self imposed spending limit. The problem with… Continue Reading


Depth Signings!

Between yesterday and today, the Islanders have stocked the farm system once again by signing a whole handful of players to two-way contracts, including a goaltender who allegedly broke all of Dubielewicz’s records at the University of Denver. In no… Continue Reading