Bits o' Islanders News

New York Islanders news bits, rumors and hockey blade splinters.

[Bits] WCAP Radio, Reimer, Corsi All Stars


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Jack Capuano talks on TSN radio, James Reimer re-signs with the Leafs, the Corsi Hockey League announces its All Star Selections and Black Comeau is a hall of...

[Bits] Poulin Stays, D Dilligence, Stamkos Fever


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Kevin Poulin returns for another year as Islanders property, looking at the likelihood of repeat performances, Islanders penalties taken and drawn and Stamkos...

Isles, Poulin politely nod at one another


The Islanders and goalie Kevin Poulin have avoided arbitration by settling on a new one-year contract extension this morning. Please continue about your day.

[Bits] Numbers crunch, BST Signings, No Arbys


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Nikolai Kulemin and TJ Brennan choose their uniform numbers, the Sound Tigers sign two, Chris Kreider and Ryan O'Reilly avoid arbitration and NHL GMs love...

[Bits] NBC Cancels Isles, Leaf Hire, Retro Thread


NHL news and notes for Islanders. NBC doesn't want to show the Islanders on their sports network, Jaroslav Halak is the forgotten key, the Maple Leafs bring a nerd into the gym and a new threat...

[Bits] Always bet on Vanek, Logo No-No?


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Thomas Vanek (might be) in trouble with the Feds, David Clarkson is good at throwing punches and little else, Cam Talbot's mask is the Destructor and The...

Friedman: Isles in on Iginla, Cappy gets Fancy


In his final, super-sized 30 Thoughts Column of the season, Hockey Night in Canada's Elliotte Friedman dishes a little about the Islanders and some things to look for next season.

[Bits] Cap teams won't play...yet


"Steal a gem from a cap-stressed team!" goes the cry in various corners of the Islanders fan universe. As usual, it may not be that easy.

[Bits] Kabanov their rocker, Brodeur Boys, Coyotes


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. A deeper look into the Islanders cutting loose Kirill Kabanov, Martin Brodeur and his sons are all looking for a way into the NHL and Mike Ribeiro holds no...

[Bits] Strome's goal, Snow's summer, center galore


The Islanders, Canadiens and Blues all have the luxury of more centers than they know what to do with. This is a good problem.


[Bits] RFAs signed, Kabby not; retro thread tonigh


With RFAs signing left and right, lots of New York Islanders activity from what you might expect to have been a sleepy Tuesday in July.

Isles sign de Haan (3 years), Cizikas (2 years)


The New York Islanders signed restricted free agents Calvin de Haan (three years, $5.9 million), and Casey Cizikas (two years, $2 million), according to figures from Newsday's Arthur Staple.

BUYOUT: Isles, Kabanov to part


Kirill Kabanov has been placed on unconditional waivers by the New York Islanders, the first step on the way to a buyout by the club.

[Bits] Donovan, Gallant signed? Classic calls...


A little bit of this and a little bit of that from Islanders camp and around the NHL:

[Bits] Camp's over, Gophers enjoy


New York Islanders mini-camp is over, the World Cup is over, and now it's Monday. Hopefully you're on holiday. The rest of us poor saps will have to read things.

[Bits] Unless round is funny


New York Islanders prospect mini-camp, like the World Cup, ends on Sunday, beginning a summer of sadness.

Lee, Ness sign QOs. Poulin arbitration set


Restricted free agents Anders Lee and Aaron Ness have accept their qualifying offers from the club, while Kevin Poulin's arbitration date is set, and Matt Donovan, Calvin de Haan and Casey Cizikas...

[Bits] Scrimmage Stuff, AHL OT, Stephon Williams


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Blue/White Scimmage 2014 is in the books, the AHL is changing OT, Stephon Williams is still Islanders property and the Blues get punched twice in the same day.

[Bits] Lies, likes and Frans disappearance


Ahead of tonight's Blue/White scrimmage, some New York Islanders news and poor coverage.

[Bits] Thunder Struck, Stay Kulemin, Kane Mutiny


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Rookie Camp 2014 continues, the Islanders defense goes under the microscope, the Kulemin gamble makes sense and Evander Kane puts both skates in his mouth.

[Bits] Prospects arrive; Boyle's 'original' move


The latest bits of New York Islanders and NHL news as the club begins its annual prospect mini-camp.

[Bits] Arbitration Station, Draft Craft


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Arbitration season begins, with Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin making his case, the Islanders preseason schedule is released and Josh Ho-Sang stars in a cool...

[4th of July Bits] Snow on Radio, Trade Talks


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Garth Snow talks to WFAN, Greg Cronin talks about Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin and a bunch of old boys get back in the club(s). Happy 4th of July.

[Bits] Double Impact, Claw Giroux, Grand Olli Opry


NHL news and notes for Islanders. The Islanders sign a dynamic duo of Nikolai Kulemin and Mikhail Grabovski, Claude Giroux gets handsy with a cop and the Sharks are imploding before our eyes.

And then this: Isles Sign Grabovski, Kulemin

The New York Islanders have signed forwards Nikolai Kulemin and Mikhail Grabovski to four-year contracts, for a reported $16.75 million and $20 million, respectively.

[Bits] Dust Settles, Names are Named


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Lots of players have new addresses after the first day of free agency. Some of those new names play for the Islanders.

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