A “missing’ shoulder patch. Jersey weirdness (which is saying something for this era of the Islanders). Deja vu. Vuja de. Mandella Effect. Or, you may be right, I may be crazy. A possible photoshoot at Jones beach. And the Buffalo Sabres may be involved. Its weird.Continue reading
Category Archives: Former Islanders
Trevor Linden: A Captain Without Stripes
NHL Trade Deadline 2017: Blame Every GM
The NHL Trade Deadline was accurately named for 2017, it was fairly dead. If you looked at the fan base of the New York Islanders, you would think that GM Garth Snow was dead as well seeing that he politely abstained from making a deal of any kind today. The Internet melted.
Islanders Goalie Quiz – Part 2: BQE Edition
Last time we visited those who manned the Islanders’ nets, we were staring down the final year of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. They were the ballsy, daffy men who put themselves at risk of injury to stop near-weaponized rubber.
Olegstradamus – The Orange & Black Scrimmage
What? There hasn’t been an announcement yet? Man…
Olegstradamus – The May Hot Takes
What, you can’t stand the heat? Don’t take it. Or do. Your (bad) choice.
Garth Snow Makes Good Use Of Trade Deadline
There weren’t any assets us use. There wasn’t any sense of urgency to deal.
Garth Snow, poker star.
The Islander Fan’s Hit List
If you need to consult a doctor due to Vanek-Induced Hypertension, here’s a list to make it worse.
Olegstradamus – The Greatest 7 Game Islander
You look for greatness wherever you can. The 9th round of the 1989 NHL Entry Draft, perhaps. And maybe, just maybe, your seven game legacy will cement you in the annals of time itself.
The Day I Became An Islanders Fan
This post originally ran on Islanders Insight’s Fan Retrospective, click here for the full article.
At 13 years old the world is a place that isn’t defined. One day you discover music that isn’t for “kids” and then next day you say it’s behind you. Thought the only sport in life was baseball? Too bad, now you’ve found soccer and life is ret-conned into completeness. I was a 13 year old Quebec Nordiques fan. Look how that turned out.