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IsleRemember: Sim Sees Good From Isles Run

It’s been almost a decade since Jon Sim last wore the New York Islander uniform, but his days with the franchise still bring back good memories. “I loved the Island,” Sim stated in his chat with nyislesblog.com back in September. “I loved being there. I appreciated the organization and getting a chance ...

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IsleRemember: Meyer Made Isles Days Count

Before coming to the New York Islanders, Freddy Meyer had established himself as a serviceable defensemen. Playing three seasons for the Philadelphia Flyers from 2003 to 2006, Meyer earned a reputation for being hardworking and a steady presence. That presence seemed to catch the eye of new Isles GM Garth ...

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IsleRemember: Asham Credits Isles As True Home

Aaron Asham is now a true Long Islander. Asham, 40, has now resided on Long Island for over 15 years now. He first arrived in the Metropolitan area during the summer of 2002. That summer Asham was traded from the Montreal Canadiens to the New York Islanders in exchange for ...

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IsleRemember: Sean Bergenheim

When Sean Bergenheim was drafted by the New York Islanders, he was more than happy to be coming to the New York Area. “I like to describe it as not just good, but helpful,” Bergenheim revealed about being drafted to New York at the beginning of his conversation with nyislesblog.com. “For ...

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IsleRemember: For Schremp, Isles Were Unique Opportunity

Earlier this week, former NHL-er Rob Schremp announced his retirement after playing 12 years in both North America and Europe. Two of his five NHL seasons were in blue and orange with the New York Islanders. When Schremp first came to the Isles before the start of the 2009-2010 season, ...

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IsleRemember: Jackman Still Giddy About Days with Isles

Tim Jackman’s stint with the New York Islanders was all about one thing: Fisticuffs. Before Matt Martin became the Isles resident tough guy, it was Jackman who filled that position. Jackman, a native of Minot, ND, played three seasons for the Islanders from 2007 through 2010. He found his way ...

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IsleRemember: Tambellini Takes Isles Tenure in Stride

Jeff Tambellini used the word breakthrough when talking about what going to the New York Islanders meant for his career. “One phone call at the trade deadline,” Tambellini said, “and you go from the American Hockey League in Manchester right to Long Island.” Tambellini, now 34, was traded to New ...

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IsleRemember: Gervais Recalls Great Years with Islanders

Longueuil, Quebec is a long way from Long Island. But for Bruno Gervais, he just found it unreal that he was even getting drafted, by the New York Islanders nonetheless. “The team that drafts you,” Gervais said at the beginning of a 25-minute chat, “even being a sixth rounder, it ...

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Isle Remember: Parrish Still Has Pulse for Isles

“Shocking.” That was the word Mark Parrish used when he first became aware that he was turning in his Florida Panther threads for the blue and orange of the New York Islanders. Parrish, now 41 years old and living in his native Minnesota, spent two seasons in Sunrise before being ...

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