Background In 2000, the New York Islanders and Bridgeport Sound Tigers were not a pairing. But Roy Boe, along with a group of investors and the city of Bridgeport, set up a plan to build an 8,500 seat arena located next to the city's already three-year old ballpark. Part of that plan was to attract … Continue reading Is Hockey In Bridgeport Dying For The Sound Tigers?
The New York Islanders have had six majority owners groups buy the team throughout their 47 season history. Some of the owners will go down as Islander heroes while others, we may want to forget. With the Islanders getting their own arena in 2021 thanks to the majority owners, it would be a good time … Continue reading Ranking All Six Majority Owners Of The New York Islanders
Home. A truly special thing, home is somewhere that one feels comfortable and at peace. But for the New York Islanders, that has been a complicated concept. When William Shea was tasked with bringing a franchise to Long Island, he founded the team that is known and loved across the area today. The supposed lifelong … Continue reading A Chronicle of Three Arenas: Why the Islanders Should Re-Analyze Their Arena Situation
The Islanders never had the largest fanbase. Nevertheless, at least from what I've seen throughout the years I've supported this team, we tend to be a very passionate one. Sometimes, that passion leads us to say things that may be overly drastic and uncalled for. The late Charles Wang owned the Islanders during some of … Continue reading The Late Charles Wang Leaves Behind an Important Legacy in Isles’ History
Let's go back in time to the 2017-2018 regular season. It's March 3rd, and the Islanders are playing the Montreal Canadiens at Barclays Center. Now this is the time in which the Islanders are right in the middle of their collapse. The Islanders are about to lose their fifth game in a row, but somebody … Continue reading Message to Jon Ledecky: Pick it Up, Or Shut Up
Today was a special day not just for the Islanders, but for Drive 4 Five. I was at the Coliseum announcement today covering the events, and I was able to speak with Jon Ledecky, Brett Yormark, as well as other executives and journalists and ask them questions about the big move! When I arrived, I … Continue reading The Barn is Back, Baby!