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Take the Train in Vain: LIRR Adds Extra Service for Islanders Games at Barclays

If you are making the transition from a 15 minute car drive to a hour long haul on the LIRR to attend Islanders games this season, you probably recall this tweet from Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark last month indicating that changes were coming to LIRR service for games at Barclays ...

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NHL’s 30 in 30 Series: Cancel All Plans for Friday, August 21st

So, you thought the year end standings only determined the NHL Draft order? Oh no. You are sadly mistaken. It also determines when the NHL Network will put your favorite team in the spotlight for their 30 in 30 series. The Islanders finished 2014-15 with the 10th best record in the NHL, good enough to earn them ...

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Ex-Islanders Defenseman Mathieu Schneider Elected to US Hockey Hall of Fame

Mathieu Schneider, the most well liked player (was competing with Kirk Muller) traded from the Montreal Canadiens to the Islanders for Pierre Turgeon and Vladamir Malakhov in 1995 has been elected to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2015 . Schneider, born in New York, NY played parts of two seasons with ...

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Home of the Islanders Sign Removed From Nassau Coliseum

The ice was removed, the banners taken down and packed away, but until yesterday, the Nassau Coliseum was still “Home of the New York Islanders” at least from the outside. This hurts a tad more than when “Home of the New York Dragons” was taken down several years back. Even ...

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The YES! Chant Is In EA Sports’ NHL 16

From Section 329 to EA Sports’ NHL 16, the “YES!” chant is now forever engrained in Islanders lure. What started as a Daniel Bryan inspired  chant from the Blue & Orange Army quickly caught on and led to numerous tee shirts, hats and everyone from John Tavares to Jiggs McDonald “Yessing.” The ...

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Isles Need To Capitalize On Tavares’ Cap Number

What do Travis Zajac, Thomas Vanek and Ryan Callahan all have in common? They will all make more money than Islanders Captain John Tavares this season. In fact, 60 NHL players will be paid more than the 6 million Tavares is slated to earn during the 2015-16 season. Listen, I think ...

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Joshua Ho-Sang Is A Quote Machine

“When you boil it down, all I’ve said in the media is that I believe in myself, that I have dreams. I don’t know what’s wrong with that,” Ho-Sang says. “People will find what they want to find in what I say. I just speak my mind. If people want ...

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Islanders Fans Are In For Sticker Shock As Single Game Tickets Go On Sale

Remember the days of free bonus tickets, Stubhub processing fees costing more than your actual game tickets, and always being able to afford to go to games? Well, Islanders fans are in for some sticker shock. On Monday, July 6, Islanders season-ticket holders were given the exclusive opportunity to purchase ...

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What Will The Islanders Third Jersey Look Like?

The Black & White third jerseys are coming, but what will they look like? Ever since it was announced that the Islanders would be moving to Brooklyn for the 2015-2016 season, fans begged and pleaded with Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark to not adopt a jersey style similar to that ...

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The Race For Nassau”s DA Is Looking To Be A Fair Fight

Let’s be forward, I’m not one for politics. I’ll crack a Bush joke here and there, but hey, hockey is my church and my state; but the race for Nassau County’s next District Attorney is shaping up to be a real job of an election, all thanks to spiteful Isles fans. With ...

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