This, That & What-Not

Meanwhile, Ratner Hopes the Islanders Join the Nets in Brooklyn

19

On a day when the New York Islanders are celebrating the locking up of a franchise center in John Tavares, NBA Nets minority owner says he hopes they join him in Brooklyn.

Evgeni Nabokov's Mask Seems to Indicate Embrace of This Whole Islanders Thing

92

Does Evgeni Nabokov's new Islanders-themed goalie mask hint that he's truly ready to backstop the team?

Arbitrarily Ranking Things Arbitrarily

27

Examining the arbitrary insanity behind ESPN's North American sports franchise rankings.

A Thank You To Our Readers

74

I just wanted to take the time to thank everyone who reads/comments on Lighthouse Hockey. I began writing here about a year ago (around the time of the draft) and I'm just over 100 stories in now....

Visual: If the Islanders Third Jersey Went Orange

91

What the Islanders third jersey might look like if they simply reversed the orange and blue of their home uniform.

Pick 'em: Which Atlantic Team(s) Do the Islanders Leap?

97

With health and goaltending, the New York Islanders have the horses to make the playoffs in 2011-12. Problem is, they'll have to pass an Atlantic rival or two to get it done.

Lighthouse Hockey Now Available via SB Nation iPhone App

41

Now you can get the latest New York Islanders scores, news, and riveting Lighthouse Hockey commentary through the SB Nation iPhone app.

Pick 'em: Which Islanders goalie carries the load?

146

After using six different goalies in 2010-11, which New York Islander netminder carries the load in 2011-12?

Pick 'em: Your 2011-12 Islanders Power Play Goal Leader

41

The New York Islanders had three forwards tie for the team lead with nine powerplay goals each in 2010-11. Who will lead them in 2011-12?

Mark Streit, Andrei Markov's Creation? Sorry, no.

93

Despite popular (in Montreal) misconception, New York Islanders defenseman Mark Streit's success has been earned without Andrei Markov.

Ticketmaster-yankees_300x250.ve92c711
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Lighthouse Hockey

You must be a member of Lighthouse Hockey to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Lighthouse Hockey. You should read them.

Join Lighthouse Hockey

You must be a member of Lighthouse Hockey to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Lighthouse Hockey. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker