Archive for September, 2016

The Comeback Isles?

By at 12 September, 2016, 1:29 pm

With new coach Scott Gordon in place and goalie Rick DiPietro coming back, the New York Islanders seem to be ready to go into 2008-09.

A strong start, though, may be the key to sell New York Islanders Tickets. The …

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Hopefully Rick – its Rust

By at 12 September, 2016, 1:25 pm

First game since 3/15/08…

Not a good way to start.

I know the game was on XM204, but by the time I got home, I did NOT want to put on my computer… After looking at one for 12 hours, …

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Bailey makes it

By at 12 September, 2016, 1:25 pm

So – our #1 pick not only got the entry level contract, but has made the squad to boot.

He (Bailey) definitely has the profile to make it as a 19 year old. He has a great way of handling …

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Scott Gordon visits the Booster Club

By at 12 September, 2016, 1:25 pm

Was surprised that the hit on Chris Lee did not warrant a suspension. He did not know about it until I asked the question.

Was pleased that Ricky played 60 minutes, despite the lack of playing. Is confident that he …

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This not tournament, this for real!

By at 12 September, 2016, 1:24 pm

Is Scott going to say this to the guys before the head out to the Pru ice tonight?

The screen test is over, the action scenes are going to begin.

What to expect: Tough question… However, from what I can …

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Devils 2 Isles 1 – 2nd period

By at 12 September, 2016, 1:24 pm

Some thoughts….

MacDonald has looked well tonight (we are all surprised…). Hope DP plays tomorrow for the home crowd. Will we know the real problem?

Jon Sim looks like an eager guy, that looked like he so wants to play, …

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Blogging my first game

By at 12 September, 2016, 1:23 pm

As it figures, I am the first one here tonight. I would be early for my funeral, if that was the case. However, I am so excited to be doing my first game as a member of the NYI Blog …

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No reports on the game tonight…

By at 12 September, 2016, 1:22 pm

Will not be at the game. I had to work today, as there were things that needed my attention.

What do I expect?

I expect to see Joey Mac again today. He deserves the playing time. Get Ricky to above …

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4-0 and losing fights!

By at 12 September, 2016, 1:22 pm

I never thought having to deal with user acceptance testing would be more fun that being at a hockey game. With kids opening day as well – yay!

I guess practice wont be fun tomorrow….…

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The $64,000 question — will the Pens ever score a goal??? – LIGHTHOUSE MEETING TONIGHT

By at 12 September, 2016, 1:21 pm

Amazing what a few days will do to the psyche of a team…

I really expected the Pens to have a chance to ’steal’ a game at the Joe. I really thought the youth and playmaking of the wunderkinds would …

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