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Are The Islanders a Sinking Ship?

Are The Islanders a Sinking Ship?

As I first wrote about on November 8th, with the Islanders situation spiraling out of control, GM Garth Snow removed Head Coach Scott Gordon and replaced him with Bridgeport Coach Jack Capuano this morning. It was by no means a surprise as the Islanders are in the midst of a 10 game winless streak and [...]

The Importance of Blogging Earnest - The Islanders & Me

The Importance of Blogging Earnest – The Islanders & Me

The Importance of Blogging Earnest A Trivial Isles Blog for Serious People. A message came a few months ago via my Blackberry. It said… “… I have to give you credit for calling out those paranoid NYI” Another came more recently from another… “I hate the reality that personal agendas influence this stuff, you’re a [...]

**BREAKING NEWS ** Mark Streit Out 6 Months with Shoulder Surgery

**BREAKING NEWS ** Mark Streit Out 6 Months with Shoulder Surgery

As first reported by Katie Strang of Newsday, Islanders defenseman Mark Streit has a torn labrum, and rotator cuff and will miss at least 6 months. Meaning the Islanders would have to make the playoffs for Streit to see the ice again. Streit was injured during yesterday’s scrimmage in the 3rd period. When we saw [...]

Round Table With Isles GM Garth Snow

Round Table With Isles GM Garth Snow

 When I read the email inviting me to a round table with Islanders General Manager Garth Snow, I have to admit, I checked to make sure it was really addressed to me. Garth, unlike longtime GM Mike Milbury, does not look to throw his mug in front of the camera every chance he gets. Actually, [...]

Dispelling Several NY Islander Myths

Dispelling Several NY Islander Myths

Coming into this season there is some real varied takes, and even some strangeness of opinions on the 2010-2011 Isles. Everyone, of course, is entitled to their takes. When I read sports reporting or blogs these days, you hope they are based on educated opinion and sharp observation…and there are many good ones from Lighthouse [...]

Blog Watch: Quick Hits Before Tomorrow's NHL Draft

Blog Watch: Quick Hits Before Tomorrow’s NHL Draft

I hope everyone enjoyed the NHL Awards show last night. I believe that the right players won the awards last night and that overall, there isn’t too much to complain about. Now, onto your quick hits for the day: Puck Daddy: Puck Daddy doles out a few NHL Awards of his own for the NHL [...]