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NHL Partners With MLBAM, Won’t Take Away Our Vines, GIFs and YouTube Videos!

When rumors started flying yesterday about the NHL partnering with MLB Advanced Media, I got nervous, I mean really nervous. You see, MLB Advanced Media is the best at what it does, MLB.com is sleek and fast, highlights are readily available, MLB Network program keeps getting better and better. As NHL Commissioner Gary ...

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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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Andong Song’s First Taste Of The NHL Media

    The Islanders made history last month when they selected the first Chinese-born player who came over to North America.   Q: How did you catch the hockey bug? A: I was sick all of the time, my mom kept looking for sports for me and hockey became the ...

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Sccccoooorrrreeee!!! Isles on NBCSN Five Times This Season

Fired, Forced, Feathered, Floated, Flexed, Waffle-Boarded, Steamed, Guided, Turned Aside, Hoisted, Rattled  …. Get ready for some Doc Emrick BINGO! On Monday, the Islanders announced that the team will appear five times on NBCSN during the 2015-16 season, just one year removed from having exactly the same amount of games aired as ...

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Islanders Player Twitter Power Rankings

Twitter launched 9 years ago today. No Twitter, No #IslesTwitter.  Could you imagine such a world? Maybe Arthur Staple could. In honor of Twitter’s birthday, IslesBlog offers you the New York Islanders Twitter Power Rankings: 1. John Tavares (@91Tavares) – 115.2K Followers, 134 Following The Islanders Captain doesn’t take to ...

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