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Guess Who Is Coming To Dinner?

There is an amazing amount of rumors flying about. Funny how just as Islander fans are starving for anything that there is a proliferation of items all almost tailored made for their ingestion. Funny, right? As I cited from the Islanders awkward… or is it awkward Islanders press conference, the concentration of Ledecky and Malkin will be on an Enterprise-level ... Read More »

The Islanders State Of Confusion

  There is a mitigating illusion held by Isles fans, writers, and bloggers…. only recently correcting itself with a rather large month-long skidmark…   It is that Jon Ledecky is THE owner, THE power, and the main guy behind the scenes.   He is NOT.   He is just one of the partners who hold shares along with Scott Malkin, ... Read More »

REALITY CHECK: Garth Snow Has Been GM For 12 Years

“Snow has been GM for 12 years” – the usual fan quote.   True. He has. The problem that no one wants to see that there were 4 phases/mandates for Garth Snow to work under: PHASE 1: Took over from Neil Smith, had to deal with his vets and Milbury’s bare cupboard for 2 seasons before finally convincing Charles Wang ... Read More »

Mangano gets permission to build jail cell in the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum so he can wait for NY Islanders return

Mangano gets permission to build jail cell in the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum so he can wait for NY Islanders return     B.D. Gallof   Edward Mangano, Nassau County Executive, announced today that he is adding ONE seat to the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum, now known as NYCB LIVE. The seat will be in one of the luxury suites and ... Read More »

The NY Islanders Missed All The Warning Signs

How did we get here?  Did we take a wrong left turn at Albuquerque?  The Isles season with Jack Capuano at the tiller should have been finished shortly after late October. The Isles had just blown another 3rd period, allowing the Penguins 3 goals and take the game. It was a text book Capuano fixture to his tenure, where a lack of ... Read More »

30 Thoughts: BD on the NY Islanders

  Elliotte Friedman has been a must-read and must-follow for all hockey fans for years. His “30 Thoughts” blogs on Sportsnet, and his work as a hockey insider and reporter for their national NHL coverage and Hockey Night in Canada is a gold-standard. With the Islanders in a bit of free-fall, a fair amount of fan panic, disappointment, and a thick ... Read More »

Reality Check – Barclays Vs The NY Islanders per the NY Post

  You’d think we would be talking about the Isles second half rise in possession play and their offense. We would be talking about the Isles and Halak… The true #1 goaltender… Big 1-0 win versus the persistent NJ Devils as the Eastern Conference tightens as we start the last lap of the season. Nope. Instead, we have to field ... Read More »

REALITY CHECK On Barclays Center And The NY Islanders

  Reality Check will be a series, and next one will be on the NY Islanders season compared to last year. But first, we will tackle Barclays.   A few things have been rumored, alluded to, and quite out-of-whack with reality lately on Barclays Center this season. Whether it has been the over-hyped lower attendance (In Nassau, SMG & the ... Read More »

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