Islanders Sign Shane Sims to ATO

With the Islanders final game today in Philadelphia, the team needed to find another player for defensive help on an emergency basis. Trying as hard as I could yesterday, I had joked with Islanders GM Garth Snow that I was… Continue Reading


Islanders Sign Jamie Doornbosch to ATO

Well, we knew something along these lines would have HAD to have played out, once we learned that Matt Campanale couldn’t play more than one game (a game in which he played just over 8 minutes and didn’t look completely… Continue Reading


Aaron Ness Signs Entry Deal With Islanders!

Reports were running rampant over the last several days about Islanders defensive draft prospect and Minnesota Golden Gopher Aaron Ness being close to signing his pro contract with the Islanders. His agent, in response to these reports – claimed the… Continue Reading


Islanders Sign Defenseman Mark Eaton!

Well, Garth Snow has finally jumped into the free agent pool, signing 33-year-old Mark Eaton, formerly of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Eaton is 6-2, 205 pounds and gives some more size to the back end to the Isles. The deal is… 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