Bits o' Islanders News

[Bits] Freshman, Fleury flub, Finn fightin'words

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes a video reflections from a trio of Islanders rookies, The Further Adventures of Marc-Andre Fleury and anarchy from the Son of Teemu.

Isles Sale Rumors: Rich guy mulls, prefers not to

The latest story in an entertaining saga has a mysterious Syracuse billionaire mulling, then deciding against, an opportunity to pursue the New York Islanders

[Bits] Bridgeport season in review

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers held their debriefings and breakups this week, with a lot of New York Islanders prospects determined to get stronger and adapt to the speed of the pros.

[Bits] Back to Barclays, Cooke, NHL Awards, Zubaz

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. The Islanders return to Barclays Center to face the Devils in the 2014 pre-season, Matt Cooke strikes, the NHL awards news starts tricking in and a brief history of Zubaz.

[Bits] Brooks vs Lottery, Seabrook sits, Jesus

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes rumors on possible buyers for the team, Larry Brooks hating the draft lottery, Chicago's Brent Seabrook suspended for a dangerous hit and a playoffs round-up.

[Bits] Bridgeport finale; Easter hockey thread

A few Islanders reads, plus an open thread for Sunday's playoff hockey.

Isles Sale: Rich guy might decide to bid soon

Syracuse Crunch owner Howard Dolgon believes an unidentified investor is likely to move forward with a solo bid to buy the New York Islanders.

McDonald to Join Nelson, Donovan with Team USA

Colin McDonald is the 14th NCAA product to be named to USA Hockey's 2014 entry to the IIHF World Championship in Belarus.

Report: Multiple buyers interested in Isles

According to the Sports Business Journal's Chris Botta, Andrew Barroway is "no longer alone in his pursuit of the New York Islanders."

[Bits] Bridgeport finale; sad Frans; playoff notes

The New York Islanders' youngest pros prepare for the AHL season's final weekend with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.


[Bits] Tavares on Nelson, lines, coaches; playoffs

From cleanout and media scrums after the New York Islanders season, John Tavares had plenty to say on Brock Nelson and what's next for the team.

[Bits] Lottery luckless; AMac paid; Brock to USA

The lottery is over, but the NHL playoffs are just beginning.

World Championship: Nelson, Donovan chosen for USA

USA Hockey has named its first slate of players for this spring's IIHF World Championship in Belarus, and it includes Brock Nelson and Matt Donovan of the New York Islanders.

[Bits] Lottery day; JT happy; Lubo too; Pulock 1st

So much to read as the New York Islanders break camp and prepare for the NHL Draft lottery.

Donovan, Pulock, Mayfield, others to Bridgeport

With the end of a playoff-less regular season for the New York Islanders, the reassignments have begun to fill out their AHL affiliate Bridgeport Sound Tigers roster.

[Bits] School's Out, Playoff Sked, Pierre Hater

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes recaps of Sunday's season-ending shootout win over Buffalo, a schedule for the first round of the playoffs, a check in with Thrashers fans and a guy who really hates Pierre McGuire.

[Final Gameday Bits] Pulock to Bridgeport

As the New York Islanders and Buffalo Sabres finish up their season, more Isles prospects hit Bridgeport.

$370M Valuation: It's complicated.

New York Islanders sale talks reportedly continue with one bidder, though there are several hurdles and it continues to look like no deal for all or even part of the team is imminent.

[Bits] Le Shutout, Gallant, Vaughan, Shanahan

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes recaps of Thursday's unexpected shutout win in Montreal, Brett Gallant's journey, Scooter Vaughan's new home and Brendan Shanahan's new job.


Video: Murray sends Sundstrom to hospital

Douglas Murray is working on another suspension after a hit that sent New York Islanders forward Johan Sundstrom to the hospital.

[Gameday Bits] Old All Stars & New All Rookies

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes Ryan Strome being named to the AHL All Rookie team, why big mistakes are misleading and famous faces making fans feel better.

[Bits] Home wreckage, Gillis gone, 50 for Ovi

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes recaps of Tuesday's 4-1 loss to Ottawa, the Canucks firing GM Mike Gillis, Central Scouting's draft rankings and a milestone for a great photographer.

[Gameday Bits] Closing out with Goofus and Gallant

The Ottawa Senators bring Chris Neil to town, the New York Islanders recall Brett Gallant.

Brett Gallant Gets the Call

Brett Gallant is the latest recipient of the New York Islanders' "in the family" goodwill approach, so he'll get an unexpected NHL debut after being recalled from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

[Bits] Penalties kill, NYPD vs NYFD, Kane Mutiny

NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes recaps of Sunday's 4-0 loss in Columbus, a brawl at a New York Police versus Fire Department charity hockey game and Evander Kane's weird weekend.

[Gameday Bits] Isles recall, Cizikas regrets

The New York Islanders lost in a shootout last night, giving the Washington Capitals a bit of life, while the Isles move on to play in Columbus tonight with two additional injuries.

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