Dan Saraceni

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[Bits] DC & JT, Brassard Bucks, Scouting Scouts


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Michael Del Colle and John Tavares share more than just an old team, Derick Brassard gets cigar-stained SlatsDollars, scouting departments around the NHL are...

[Bits] WCAP Radio, Reimer, Corsi All Stars


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Jack Capuano talks on TSN radio, James Reimer re-signs with the Leafs, the Corsi Hockey League announces its All Star Selections and Black Comeau is a hall of...

[Bits] Poulin Stays, D Dilligence, Stamkos Fever


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Kevin Poulin returns for another year as Islanders property, looking at the likelihood of repeat performances, Islanders penalties taken and drawn and Stamkos...

Isles, Poulin politely nod at one another


The Islanders and goalie Kevin Poulin have avoided arbitration by settling on a new one-year contract extension this morning. Please continue about your day.

Leafs replace scouts with room-sized computer


[humor] Days after naming stats-focused junior team GM Kyle Dubas to their upper management team, the Toronto Maple Leafs fired their entire scouting staff and installed a massive single computer...

[Bits] Numbers crunch, BST Signings, No Arbys


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Nikolai Kulemin and TJ Brennan choose their uniform numbers, the Sound Tigers sign two, Chris Kreider and Ryan O'Reilly avoid arbitration and NHL GMs love...

[Bits] NBC Cancels Isles, Leaf Hire, Retro Thread


NHL news and notes for Islanders. NBC doesn't want to show the Islanders on their sports network, Jaroslav Halak is the forgotten key, the Maple Leafs bring a nerd into the gym and a new threat...

[Bits] Always bet on Vanek, Logo No-No?


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Thomas Vanek (might be) in trouble with the Feds, David Clarkson is good at throwing punches and little else, Cam Talbot's mask is the Destructor and The...

Friedman: Isles in on Iginla, Cappy gets Fancy


In his final, super-sized 30 Thoughts Column of the season, Hockey Night in Canada's Elliotte Friedman dishes a little about the Islanders and some things to look for next season.

[Bits] Kabanov their rocker, Brodeur Boys, Coyotes


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. A deeper look into the Islanders cutting loose Kirill Kabanov, Martin Brodeur and his sons are all looking for a way into the NHL and Mike Ribeiro holds no...

"I'm Coming Home" - Dr. J to play D for Isles


[humor] Julius "Dr. J" Erving is coming back to Nassau Coliseum to play for the arena's final pro sports tenant, the New York Islanders. At 6-foot-6, Erving, 64, can give the Islanders the veteran...

[Bits] Scrimmage Stuff, AHL OT, Stephon Williams


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Blue/White Scimmage 2014 is in the books, the AHL is changing OT, Stephon Williams is still Islanders property and the Blues get punched twice in the same day.

[Bits] Thunder Struck, Stay Kulemin, Kane Mutiny


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Rookie Camp 2014 continues, the Islanders defense goes under the microscope, the Kulemin gamble makes sense and Evander Kane puts both skates in his mouth.

Camp Round Up, Day 1: Wide Eyes and Microphones


The Islanders kicked off their 2014 Rookie Camp - the final one at Nassau Coliseum - and brought together fresh draft picks, returning "veterans" and local walk-ons. Here's a collection of bits,...

They $#!% On Me, Too" shirts have arrived!


A new Lighthouse Hockey shirt design that was requested almost immediately and is based on an instantly classic moment that tapped into the deep well of Islanders fan psychosis. Based on Garth...

[Bits] Arbitration Station, Draft Craft


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Arbitration season begins, with Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin making his case, the Islanders preseason schedule is released and Josh Ho-Sang stars in a cool...

[4th of July Bits] Snow on Radio, Trade Talks


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Garth Snow talks to WFAN, Greg Cronin talks about Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin and a bunch of old boys get back in the club(s). Happy 4th of July.

NHL threatens lockout to curb Isles spending spree


[humor] The NHL made what could be its first move towards a fourth lockout, demanding an end to the recent out-of-control spending by the previously frugal New York Islanders. The NHL is willing to...

[Bits] Double Impact, Claw Giroux, Grand Olli Opry


NHL news and notes for Islanders. The Islanders sign a dynamic duo of Nikolai Kulemin and Mikhail Grabovski, Claude Giroux gets handsy with a cop and the Sharks are imploding before our eyes.

[Bits] Dust Settles, Names are Named


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Lots of players have new addresses after the first day of free agency. Some of those new names play for the Islanders.

An exclusive look at standard NHL No-Move form


[humor] Lighthouse Hockey has obtained a copy of a standard NHL Player Movement Restriction form, used by players and agents to keep away from undesirable destinations. If you want to stay out of...

[Bits] UFA Day Eve, Buyouts, Behind-the-Draft


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. The Sabres and Panthers make surprising buyout decisions and a cool behind-the-scenes video from Michael Dal Colle's draft night.

[Sunday Bits] Songs of Ho-Sang, Goalie Go-Round


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Wrapping up the draft and moves surrounding it. Jason Spezza is not a Predator, James Neal is and the Islanders make splashes both big and small.

Lighthouse Hockey's 2014 Isles Draft Round-Up


The complete run down of LHH's draft updates , followed by some other bits on the Islanders' haul from Friday and Saturday. Thanks to everyone for following along, reading and discussing.

2014 NHL Draft Transcripts: Dal Colle & Ho-Sang


Newly drafted Islanders Michael Dal Colle and Josh Ho-Sang give their first interviews after being drafted.

[Draft Day 2 Bits] Dal Colle, Ho-Sang, Salty Snow


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Recaps of the first round of the 2014 NHL draft and reactions to Islanders picks Michael Dal Colle, Joshua Ho-Sang and Garth Snow dropping S-bombs on TV.

Isles 2014 NHL Draft: When, Where, How and Who.


Everything Islanders fans everywhere need to know to watch the 2014 NHL draft live from Philadelphia.

[Bits] Draft prep, Snow mulling, Milano, Odjick


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Hard to believe, but the NHL draft is actually going to happen. Tonight, in fact. Also, Garth Snow ponders his options and Massapequa's Sonny Milano might be...

[Bits] Mr. Snow on Line 1, Qualifying Lee


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. The Islanders have RFAs to pay, the Dan Boyle saga might be nearing an end and NHL teams start handing out contracts for us to gawk at.

[Bits] The Envelopuck Please, Bailey, Ho-Sang


NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Includes a run-down of the NHL awards show, Josh Bailey's name getting "out there" and high-risk, high-reward draft pick that might entice the Islanders.

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