Pat LaFontaine: Hall of Famer On the Ice, Hall of Famer Off the Ice

Pat LaFontaine, a New York Islanders great, accumulated 545 assists in his illustrious career, but last night I got to witness his greatest assist by attending his Companion’s in Courage golf outing. Back in 1993, after recovering from a knee injury, his wife urged him to get out of the house and do something productive. …

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An Exclusive Interview with Oliver Wahlstrom

We have interviewed Noah Dobson. We have interviewed Jakub Škarek. Add Oliver Wahlstrom to that list. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with New York Islanders top-prospect, Oliver Wahlstrom. Wahlstrom was the 11th overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft where he was taken out of the US National Team Development Program. He …

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Belmont Arena Lawyer Norman Siegel Interview

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Norman Siegel. Siegel is the lawyer representing the Belmont Park Community Coalition. This coalition is fighting to prevent the construction of Belmont Arena, the future home of the New York Islanders. They are the leading group against the proposed arena. Mr. Siegel was hired onto this case as …

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Interview With New York Islanders Legend Darius Kasparaitis

Recently, I was able to interview Darius Kasparaitis and discuss his time in the NHL and with the New York Islanders. Kasparaitis was a fan favorite in the 1990s, known for throwing his body around and not caring about getting hurt. In comparison, Darius played like Matt Martin when he was on the Islanders. Darius …

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Interview with Ex-Islanders Coach Marc Champagne

For those of you who do not know, Marc Champagne was the goalie coach the last couple of seasons for the Islanders. Most Islanders fans are only familiar with former head goaltending coach for the New York Islanders, Mike Dunham, yet Marc was a coach heralded as the "Jaroslav Halak whisperer." The numbers for Halak …

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