Isles Talk 2014-15 Season Preview: Florida Panthers

October 5, 2014

#483922115 / Isles Talk continues it’s 2014-15 season preview with a team that I have absolutely no clue how well they will do this year, the Florida Panthers. Forget about last year, the Panthers upgraded their team at the draft and during the off season to the point that the last time the Panthers did this, they won the Division. 2013-14 Record: 29-45-8 66 points; 7th in Atlantic Division;…


Right Place, Right Time For Brennan

September 2, 2014

If there was a player who has gone completely under the radar or has been written off by many this season, its newly signed New York Islander T.J. Brennan. As New York Islanders fans patiently await training camp to begin, they’re slowly losing their patience/mind with Garth Snow in getting that coveted top 4 defenceman like Indiana Jones was attempting to get the Lost Arc. As the season gets closer, there…


Who Are These Freaking Guys?

If you remember the movie “MAJOR LEAGUE” about the hapless Cleveland Indians, there were some construction guys, in a scene talking about the Indians and the ‘lack’ of stars in their lineup, and one of the guys in the construction hats mutters the class line: Who Are These F%$&$in Guys? Well – if someone is looking at the Islander lineup these days, it can have the same impact? Who are…

April 2, 2014

Jiggs at the Booster Club Last Night – Thoughts on Tonight

*** NOTE – If you are a Cablevision subscriber, check out a piece that will be on News 12 about John Panarese, my fellow writer.  They are doing a story on how a ‘blind’ man can write so articulately about the Islanders.  Check it out! *** The New York Islanders Booster Club had a meeting last night, and an old friend stopped by. As you may or may not know,…

April 16, 2013

Tough to Watch, but Two Points

My colleague and I in the press box were making a great deal of comparisons for this game, but many of them would be unprintable. *** For a Florida take of this game – check out *** I’ll take the two points however. A-Mac blasts a power play goal early in the first, and that holds up until the 59 minute mark. Many fans were waiting for the third…

March 25, 2013