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Islanders Insight Top Shelf: 10/2/15

Now that the goal horn debate is over, can we start focusing on hockey? Is it time to be worried about Jaroslav Halak? When Jack Capuano was asked if Halak was in danger of missing the opener he responded, “We don’t know yet. Until we go through a full practice and I can talk to the trainers to see what they have to say, we don’t know what’s going to happen.” The trainers...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders dump Barclays Center 'subway' goal horn for old 'Coliseum' honk

Every NHL fan knows the New York Islanders have moved from their original home on Long Island to Brooklyn to play at the Barclays Center. In addition to the change of venue, it seems the team is doing everything they can to Brooklynize the franchise by adding added new alternate uniforms which use the same color scheme (black, yawn) as the Nets and they also decided to change their...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Barclays Center Announces Islanders Bobblehead Giveaways

Barclays Center this evening announced two giveaway nights – with more on the way – for the New York Islanders inaugural season at the Brooklyn, New York facility. After word today from CEO Brett Yormark that he heard the fans voices on social media and is going with the original Islanders goal horn, which has already been delivered to the facility back on September 2, fans will...
Via Islanders Insight
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Here’s the new goal horn for the Islanders

The New York Islanders are officially residents of Brooklyn and with the move came a new goal horn. The new horn is a genuine horn that you’d hear in the subway while commuting to the game, but it’s already being met with some mixed reactions. Introducing the new @nyislanders goal horn that we worked on with the MTA. — Barclays Center (@barclayscenter...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilson refuses to fight Boulton, gets called 'scared to death'

After delivering a massive hit against Lubomir Visnovsky in the playoffs last year, the New York Islanders wasted little time in trying to get revenge on Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson this preseason.  Islanders enforcer Eric Boulton chased Wilson around during the Captials 3-1 victory, hoping he would drop the gloves – to which Wilson refused. Eric Boulton on...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders' Hickey sidelined a month, Bernier out 1-2 weeks

The New York Islanders are accumulating injuries before the regular season has officially started.Defenseman Thomas Hickey is expected to be sidelined four weeks with an upper-body injury and forward Steve Bernier will be out one-to-two weeks with a lower-body ailment, Islanders coach Jack Capuano told Arthur Staple of Newsday on Tuesday.Blue-liners Brian Strait and prospect Ryan...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Isles send first-round picks Dal Colle, Beauvillier back to juniors

The New York Islanders feel that promising prospects Michael Dal Colle and Anthony Beauvillier need a bit more seasoning. The fifth overall selection of the 2014 draft, Dal Colle was returned by New York to Oshawa of the Ontario Hockey League on Tuesday. The 19-year-old left wing scored 42 goals and set up 51 others with the Memorial Cup-champion Generals last season and has collected...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders' fans sound off on new goal horn

Fans of the New York Islanders are always happy to see the home team score a goal.Listening to the obnoxious horn that follows, however? Well, that's hardly music to their ears.The sound in question was debuted at the Barclays Center on Monday after New York forward Kirill Petrov scored with 1:51 remaining in the third period in a 3-1 preseason setback to the Washington Capitals...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders new goal horn sounds awful

The New York Islanders have moved to a new home in Brooklyn, and some of their fans are getting a feel for the Barclays Center during home preseason games, including one against Washington on Monday night. However, although it may be a bit early to start complaining, Isles fans are already coming forward to express their disapproval of the new goal horn.Here's what the new horn...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Devils mock the Islanders’ move to Brooklyn

The New York Islanders move to Brooklyn has been analyzed, criticized and mocked. The latter has been mostly done by the fans, but the New Jersey Devils recently tried to get in on the fun. Meanwhile, at The Coliseum…@NYIslanders. — New Jersey Devils (@NHLDevils) September 25, 2015 Pretty tame all things considered, but the joke is kind of sad considering...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Islanders Left The Media Hungry At Barclays Center

The New York Islanders are starting a brand new relationship with their new home: The Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The relationship has gotten off to a bit of a strange start as for the second preseason game against the Devils, there was no food in the press room for the working media. It stems from the prices that Barclays is charging the team to pay off ice officials and media...
Via Food and Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: New York Islanders

New York Islanders: (Last season: 47-28-7, 3rd in Metropolitan; lost in first round of Playoffs)Coach: Jack Capuano (165-148-46; 6th season, 6th with Islanders)Key Departures: NobodyKey Additions: Thomas GreissKey Player: John Tavares. The Islanders' 24-year-old captain is coming off a Hart Finalist campaign and was one point away from winning the Art Ross Trophy. Even though...
Via The Sports Quotient
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Ho-Sang sent back to OHL after being late to Islanders training camp

    How’s this for a harsh punishment? The New York Islanders sent prospect Josh Ho-Sang back to the OHL after he was late to the first day of the team’s training camp, Newsday’s Arthur Staple reports. Making matters more confounding is that Staple says Ho-Sang’s behavior had been “exemplary” up to this point: Couple #Isles folks said Ho-Sang's behavior had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Unveil Brooklyn-Themed Third Jerseys; Fans Not Thrilled (Photos)

The New York Islanders are moving to Brooklyn, which means they need to Brooklyn-ize their uniforms. Apparently that means they need to embrace black and white. The Islanders unveiled their new third jerseys Wednesday, which the team billed as “Brooklyn-themed.” The new sweaters are almost entirely black and white, featuring just a little bit of color on the back inside collar...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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