Archive for November, 2008

Merry Christmas Islander fans

By at 25 November, 2008, 7:00 am

We got one early, that’s for sure.
In one of the most bizarre finishes in the club’s history, the Islanders get a break they so desperately needed, when Ryan O’Byrne put the puck in his own net, giving the Islanders the tie score with under 4 minutes remaining.
I really do feel bad for the […]


Bad bounces and stopped skates in a 5-2 loss

By at 22 November, 2008, 11:46 am

The main thing that I noticed about the recent winning streak, is that the guys were always moving, and the the battles were mostly being won by the Islanders.
Last night -this was jiust not happening.
It was a touch time for Joey too. Jut some difficult bounces and nearly impossible shots. Especially the one […]


Witter returns – Silly soon back….

By at 21 November, 2008, 8:01 am

Wow – good news, #32 is back in the lineup.
He is one that was sorely missed in the lineup. Although others have admirably stepped up their games for him, it will be nice to have the guys play their normal time and usage.
Also this is a major increase in the team’s physicality. I […]


Do we see an retraction from the Vancouver Province??

By at 18 November, 2008, 9:20 am

This is the article from the Vancouver Province on Monday, regarding the game vs. the Islanders.
Isles look like team in oldtimers league
Many of the names are familiar, but their legs are creaky, writes Gordon McIntyre
The Province
Published: Monday, November 17, 2008
General manager Garth Snow has put together a pretty good squad — if it was the […]