New York Islanders 2014 Hall Of Fame

New York Islander Fan Central | 9/01/2014 08:01:00 PM | Be the first to comment!

The Only Acceptable Logo Change For NY

New York Islander Fan Central | 8/31/2014 11:00:00 AM | | Be the first to comment!
Please note, highlight, bold, and underline the words very rough draft if responding and disregard the black background from twitter.

Looking back it's the one mistake from the 1972-73 logo but to be fair John Alogna's iconic design was done on the shortest notice for those who remember the stories behind it.

Mr Alogna's design did not have four strips as subtle as this change was incorporate in the return from the darker blue version. 

Do I feel any change must be made at all? No. We have football teams in New Jersey with NY on their logo calling themselves New York with the Red Bull. 

The real design work done here was on the Nassau Coliseum roof being integrated into the NYIFC design here with some other subtle changes.





New York Notables: NYIFC Unplugged

New York Islander Fan Central | 8/28/2014 12:47:00 PM | 1 Comment so far
I wish to start this entry by thanking all my visitors whether we agree or not.

For me this is only about the New York Islanders and I want for nothing else but another Stanley Cup or four straight. 

My hope is folks never read these entries and leave with the notion I'm lecturing or talking down to anyone. 

My sincere apologies to anyone who has ever felt that way.

8/20/12: Thirty NHL Teams One Day All With Financial Losses/NYIFC Update

New York Islander Fan Central | 8/26/2014 07:17:00 AM | Be the first to comment!
30 Teams One Day, All With Financial Ownership Losses

Seems like a good day for a repeat of an entry almost two years old.

Some of the stories have advanced forward since the days before another lockout as more teams have gotten even more taxpayer money/past bills forgiven, and of course new facilities (Detroit/Edmonton) with virtually no media attention. San Jose wants/needs more money from Ed Snider's Flyers for cable rights.

The Arizona Coyotes may have to fight for their agreed to taxpayer handout.

Dolan's yearly check from NYC taxpayers goes up to fifty four million dollars while a few of our fans operating from the Kate Murray/Jay Jacobs playbook beLIEve Charles Wang should still pay for an arena?

Mike Illitch robbed Detroit blind for those who have followed entries here since with no national/NHL media criticism. He did not even pay his bills for cable money back to the 1980's.

The Florida Panthers want/need more taxpayer money with their latest owner in place less than one year. 

This 2012 entry was written two months before Charles Wang announced his deal with the Barclay's Center with many of the faces on that stage gone or departing.

Our fans do understand the New York Islanders were never a primary tenant at the Nassau Coliseum beyond doing repairs for Nassau County since day one in 1972-1973.

Montreal Gazette Article On Josh Ho-Sang/PK Subban Outstanding

New York Islander Fan Central | 8/24/2014 06:20:00 PM | | | Be the first to comment!
Folks, simply put this is the one article you read this weekend or this summer. I rarely link to many general articles here anymore.

It's also why bloggers should stop acting like they are the professional media, who will link to anyone/anything to gain followers to sell themselves. 

Jack Todd came off the exact opposite of Pat Hickey's blind, unreasoning assaults on the Islanders, and some things he flat out made up which were contradicted by the media in Canada & Scott Gomez himself about coming here in a trade a few years ago.
Speak up for yourself, as Ho-Sang did, and the sizable Cro-Magnon segment of the hockey media (the ones who haven’t liked anything since Clarence Campbell was king) will try to crush you. Show a little flash and dash, as Subban did during his rookie season, and cretins from Mike Richards to Don Cherry are lining up to slap you down.
For a public entity such as Hockey Canada to refuse to invite Ho-Sang to camp is another matter. What’s the harm in taking a look at the kid who led the Windsor Spitfires with 85 points last season in the Hockey Canada camp environment? In making your own decisions, rather than relying on gossip and innuendo?
Gossip? Innuendo? New York Islanders? Anyone have a teams entire draft to sell Aaron Portzline?

Would I have posted today if Ho-Sang was not a New York Islander? No, however I have seen this perception article/coverage for many Russian/European players for years. Jagr got this kind of media treatment outside of Pittsburgh until he signed with Cablevision.

And any knowledgeable fan of the New York Islanders understand Casey Cizikas, and their former second rounder Corey Trivino finished up their college/junior careers with some real baggage.

Mr Todd does a fabulous job here describing the kind of players teams/NHL want.

Ho-Sang will never get any coverage in New York unless it is negative.

Jack Todd just wrote the best article of the summer by a mile.


Bridgeport/Stockton Signings

Ct Post 8/20: Michael Fornabaio had Howard Saffan's comments on the sale of the Islanders and what this means in the long-short term.

Some of these signings were written about here already because the newspaper writers/players/management confirmed them. The depth charts in Bridgeport/Stockton reflect most of these players will be assigned to the Thunder.

 Philippe Trudeau played four games with Bridgeport last season.