Lighthouse Zeitgeist

Humor, parody, fiction and other things to make us laugh from the New York Islanders and the wider world of hockey.

Vanek Negotiation: Isles gift winger a Greek diner

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(humor) As an incentive to entice the high-scoring unrestricted free agent winger to stay with the club, the New York Islanders gave Thomas Vanek his own diner.

Isles Fans Hold Closed-Door Meeting

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A disappointing and mistake-filled loss to Carolina on Saturday night caused Islanders fans everywhere to huddle up and hash out their differences in private. (satire)

Zeitgeist: Tavares is ESPN's top NHL 'Poor Guy'

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Islanders captain John Tavares is the top hockey player on ESPN's "Poor Guy" list, a collection of great athletes on pitiable teams. (satire)

'Charles': Isles Fan's In-Air Exchange with Wang

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On a red-eye flight back to New York, a lone Islanders fan & team owner Charles Wang engaged in a note-passing conversation in an incredible story which unfolded on Twitter but was missed by the...

Self-Destructing Isles Introduce Second Mascot

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Losers of eight straight and sporting the NHL's worst penalty kill, half a dozen slumping forwards and inadequate goaltending, the New York Islanders have brought along a new friend to delight fans...

Isles Primer for Western Conference Teams & Fans

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The New York Islanders begin a five game road trip against some Western Conference teams that probably have no idea that the islanders are still in the NHL. Fortunately, we at Lighthouse Hockey...

Zeitgeist: Isles fans flock to annual Drift Party

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Despite being cancelled last season, the yearly event in which Islanders fans say goodbye to their favorite team and move on their lives is bigger and more popular than ever. (satire)

Efficiency, Thy Name Is Eric Boulton.

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Eric Boulton needs not gobs of games nor ice time to make his presence felt on the scoresheet.

Zeitgeist: Transcript of 'The Cappysburg Address'

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Following a player's only meeting after their loss in Toronto, Islanders coach Jack Capuano also addressed his team, with some help from Abraham Lincoln. He's a transcript of his stirring...

Zeitgeist: NHL 2013-14 Fandom Cancellation Form

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Is your team already out of the playoffs before (American) Thanksgiving? Here's the good news: the NHL has released its Fandom Cancellation Survey today. Simply fill out the PDF, mail it to the...

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