Two Games In: Some Quick Observations

The Islanders have completed their first two games of the season, suffering from a 2-0 loss to the Florida Panthers on Saturday and hanging on for a 2-1 win this afternoon against the Minnesota Wild. While it’s entirely too early… Continue Reading


Season Opener! Panthers at Islanders

In an off season that saw the Islanders very active in areas all across the spectrum, it’s finally behind us and we are ready to drop the puck. While the team may not have drawn in big name marquee free… Continue Reading


David Toews Leaves NCAA for WHL

Islanders prospect David Toews, the younger brother of Jonathan Toews – has left the NCAA (University of North Dakota) and joined the Wheat Kings of the WHL for the upcoming season marking the start of his professional hockey career. Per… Continue Reading


Islanders Tender Qualifying Offers to Five

Today the New York Islanders have extended qualifying offers to five restricted free agents: Matt Moulson, Rob Schremp, Dustin Kohn, Dylan Reese, and Nathan Lawson. If you are noticing some players missing off of that list, you’re not mistaken –… Continue Reading


Lighthouse Project Progress

Everything we do as Islanders fans the last few years has been some sort of a “watch”. Last season fans were obsessed with the “Stamkos Watch” – this obviously didn’t work out favorably for the team – finishing with the… Continue Reading


Isles Steamroll Devils

It’s amazing sometimes what happens when you subtract a few players close to the deadline. It seems that it really unites the remainder of the team and they support each other even more – as well as give a solid… Continue Reading


Let’s White it Out!

Tonight’s game is a special one, not because we are playing the Devils in an meaningless inter-conference game – but because it is Town of Hempstead night at the Coliseum! For those who may not have heard, there were recent… Continue Reading


Live Blog: Isles – Rangers

Hope you guys can join us tonight for our live blog that will begin at about 6:30pm and run throughout the game. Live Blog from The Couch: Islanders v. Rangers 2/18/09


Islanders Visit Struggling Rangers

History tends to repeat itself with these two close New York hockey rivals. The teams, regardless of their current place in the standings, state of the franchise or how poor/well they are playing ALWAYS bring their A games when playing… Continue Reading


Weight Out Six Weeks With MCL Sprain!

Just got out of Greg Logan’s chat where he broke some extremely bad new regarding veteran Doug Weight. Weight was injured in last nights game in New Jersey – this marks the third time this season that Weight will miss… Continue Reading


Islanders in Tampa, Deal With Pirates and Canons

No, that is not a misprint. It seems that the Islanders have encountered one of the best festivals in sunny Tampa this weekend. It’s called the Gasparilla festival and it involves pirates, pirate ships, pirate wenches, beer, liquor and all… Continue Reading


Islanders Find Missing Mojo

It seems that no matter how much we would prefer that the Islanders remain at the very bottom of the standings to secure the best chance to finish with that valuable-to-rebuild first overall pick – that they are actually learning,… Continue Reading