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.
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Olegstradamus – Set Sail For Nassau!
A decade of turmoil has rendered the Islanders wanderers in search of stable real estate for a permanent home arena.
Sullen news out of Staten Island, NY today, as the New York Islanders Hockey Club has announced it will move to Nassau for the 2026-27 National Hockey League (NHL) season.
2016 NHL Draft Trade Recap
adidas To Take Over NHL jersey Contract Starting 2017-18 Season
OK, this is kinda big. And not so big all at once.
Olegstradamus – The Cottage Season Quatrains
The Silly Season has quieted down, though the silliness manifests in other forms. Paranoia, delusions of grandeur, self loathing, and rage. When the cottages are away, the mice will play. (What?)
Find a pool, find a beverage, take a long drag. You’ve earned it.
The 2015 NHL Entry Draft – LIVE! – Day One Final
The 2015 NHL Entry Draft begins on June 26th in Sunrise, Florida. But for the New York Islanders it begins with pick 72, formerly the Florida Panthers’ third round pick. You may remember that pick was acquired in the 2014 Draft day blockbuster that saw the Islanders trade back…a whole year.
The Future of Jarret Stoll
Everyone knows what happened. Everyone knows the (possible) legal ramifications (for regular people, not athletes). Where he goes next is murky.
Continuity Is Not An Apology
Mike Babcock drove people to the brink of insanity. It was ugly.
Reign of Fire – The Sparky Decision
(Matthew McConaughey and Christian Bale unavailable for comment.)
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.