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


Doug Weight Signed!

Botta claims in his blog deal is done, one year deal. More in a bit Confirmed! Check out the Islanders Website! Once again I ran out to take care of something and signings break! We all knew this was coming,… Continue Reading


Goaltender Yann Danis Signed!

In a confusing bit of news, it appears the Islanders have signed former Canadiens goaltender Yann Denis. No official word, but a sharp eyed poster on Islandermania spotted him on the players page. Nothing more than a depth signing I… Continue Reading


Streit Signed!

EVERYTIME I walk away from the computer, something happens! The Islanders have just signed 30-year old defenseman and former Montreal Canadien Mark Streit to a 5 year deal worth $20.5-million. Streit was ranked second among all defenseman last year in… Continue Reading


Islanders Sign Rob Hennigar!

The Islanders announced this afternoon they have signed this years Canadian Collegiate points leader two a two year contract. Rob Hennigar had 15 goals and 43 assists while playing for the Varsity Reds in the CIS league. Per the Islanders… Continue Reading


Joensuu Signed, Witt Nominated for Masterton

I know you likely just got finished reading some negativity about the recent stretch of games, but how about some positives? The Islanders and Finnish forward prospect Jesse Joensuu have agreed to terms on a 3 year entry level contract.… Continue Reading