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PTIsles: Episode 12 – Orange & Blue Is The New Black

It’s Episode 12 of #PTIsles, the all Islanders panel discussion show. This week, Joe, Jesse and Greg  react to the unveiling of the black 3rd jerseys and discuss what cross promotion with the Nets  and the marketing of the “NY” may mean in the future. Plus, since when is black ...

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WATCH: Five Great Michael Grabner Moments

He was dangled at the Draft, shopped during the Summer, but it was on the eve of training camp when Garth Snow found a taker for Michael Grabner. The 27 year old Austrian was sent to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for five players – forward Taylor Beck is ...

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GAME IN BROOKLYN. TAILGATE ON LONG ISLAND.

IslesBlog and The 516 Alliance have come to an agreement with the Long Island Marriott permitting Islanders fans to tailgate in the shadow of the Nassau Coliseum on Saturday, October 17th prior to the 7:30pm game vs. the San Jose Sharks at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Already have ticket to the ...

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All Black Everything: Isles Unveil Black and White Third Jersey

…It Don’t Matter If You’re  Black Or White The Islanders Official site says “Tradition Resonates Through Uniform.” I guess this is true if you throw out the whole abandoning of the team colors and all. After months (years?) of speculation the Islanders unveiled their new black and white third jersey via ...

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News 12 Report: Isles to Unveil Black 3rd Jersey on Wednesday 9/16

News 12’s Kevin Maher tweeted out that the Islanders will officially unveil their new third jersey on Wednesday, September 16th. Earlier reports indicating that the jersey would be revealed on 9/21 were followed by an Icethetics altered “NY” logo and the jersey being leaked on the same day! We call this ...

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Islanders Sign First Round Pick Mathew Barzal to 3 Year Entry Level Deal

The New York Islanders have signed 2015 first-round draft pick Mathew Barzal to an entry-level contract, according to the team’s official website. He was the Islanders’ pick at No. 16 in the most recent draft, and scored 57 points in 44 contests last year in the WHL. The forward also was ...

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Isles Owner Jon Ledecky Calling Prospective Season Ticket Holders to Close Sale

“Hi, this is Islanders owner Jon Ledecky, is Bob home?” Have you received a call from a multi-millionaire hockey owner recently? Josh Kosman of the New York Post is reporting that Islanders minority owner Jon Ledecky is “personally calling prospective season-ticket holders to help close the sale.” “That’s a leading ...

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Report: Black Jerseys Unveiled 9/21, In Stores on 9/23

Reports are out that the unveiling of the Islanders Black 3rd jerseys will be on Monday, September 21st and available in stores as early as September 23rd. Way back when in 2013, SBJ’s Chris Botta tweeted that this day would come. It’s not news that the jersey’s are black, we ...

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A Look Back at Ice Girls Fashion Through the Years

“We are human Zambonis, we shovel the snow during TV time outs and not only that, do it with a smile” – Ice Girl Victoria Calderone  in August 2014 Over the last 15 years, the New York Islanders were NHL trend setters in two very distinct areas. 1) Absurdly long term contracts 2) ...

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New Stop. Same Goal. Purchase your NYI Subway Line Shirt Today!

Listen, we’ve all been depressed and despondent over our hockey team leaving Long Island. First, they removed the ice. Next, they took down the banners. They even ripped the “Home of the New York Islanders” sign right from the Coliseum facade. Islanders Country has been grieving all Summer long. But now, with the season ...

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