Editor’s note; This is a new column that I’m trying out. Like the brand new ‘Dishin’ and Swishin’ for the Knicks, and the Yankees Hot Corner, I want to have weekly columns for all the sports that I write for. Having a column like Fish Sticks gives us..
by: Chris Passarelli — Double G Sports 15 Oct
Hello boys and girls. Welcome back to hockey season! With hockey season comes a weekly roundup of Islander games, or in the case this time around a bi-weekly round-up. The Islanders only played four times in what feels like a month, but nonetheless...
by: Chris Passarelli — Double G Sports 12 Oct
There seem to be certain traits that athletes possess that make them feel larger than life. Whether it be the fame, the skills, or the flamboyant personalities, we never seem to think of athletes as humans. Robin Lehner, the new goalie for the New York.
by: Chris Passarelli — Double G Sports 9 Oct
In the first of four State of the Unions, I tackle the good, the bad, and the ugly of the Islanders so far this season. It’s early in the season but there’s a lot to talk about. I’ll be doing these for the Rangers, Devils, and Flyers to keep a local...
by: Chris Passarelli — Double G Sports 5 Oct
The New York Islanders started Thursday with a morning practice before their first game against the Carolina Hurricanes. It was a normal day, until the news spread that Anders Lee had been named captain. For Lee, it was a long time coming. Really, the..
by: Chris Passarelli — Double G Sports 3 Oct
The New York Islanders trimmed their roster to 23 this morning, sending Devon Toews and former KHL star Jan Kovar down to Bridgeport. They sent Tom Kuhnhackl, Kiefer Bellows, and Josh Ho-Sang down earlier in camp but Kuhnhackl has cleared waivers and...
by: Chris Passarelli — Double G Sports 2 Oct
The New York Islanders unveiled their new third jersey after months of anticipation. While it’s no Hartford Whalers, this new uniform is both sleek and practical. Rather than try to turn back the clocks to a somber period in Isles history, the team...
by: Chris Passarelli — Double G Sports 28 Sep
The New York Islanders have started off the pre-season 5-2 and have looked mostly solid. It’s only preseason, but there have been a few things that have stuck out that hopefully will carry into the regular season. The first is that Mat Barzal is still..