1. New York Islanders Remaining in Nassau: A Matter of Symmetry

    The battle between the New York Islanders and the Town of Hempstead has been raging for years now. It is a battle over 77 acres owned by one entity and occupied by the other...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about 2 years ago 1,824 reads 8 comments

  2. Synchronized Skating: Ice Breakers Of Long Island

    It's the middle of June. It's overcast and it's early. I'm at Ice Works with a bunch other people who are not quite dressed for an ice rink. But then again, even the Zamboni driver is in shorts...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about over 4 years ago 746 reads 0 comments

  3. Isles Sean Bergenheim: Home Grown But Will LI Still Be Home?

    Originally posted at www.hockeybuzz.com . I have resisted writing this article for fear it may be the last one I do on the young player I have referred to so often as “My Boy Sean...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about over 4 years ago 322 reads 1 comments

  4. New York Islanders Coach Scott Gordon: Post-Olympics

    It’s been a week since the gold medal game in Vancouver. Everyone has gone back to their pre-Olympic lives, including Islanders head coach Scott Gordon...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about over 4 years ago 248 reads 0 comments

  5. The Isles: According To Garth

    Back in November, I had asked Garth Snow if I could talk to him about his team. I wanted to do a follow-up to Newsday sportswriter Greg Logan’s telling article from Nov. 23, 2008 about Garth’s vision of the Islanders...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about almost 5 years ago 206 reads 0 comments

  6. NY Islanders And Lighthouse Project Featured at Republican Roundtable

    It was billed as the Republican Roundtable on Economic Development, Sports and Tourism on Long Island. It may as well have been called, “How Can the Lighthouse Project Help YOUR ...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about over 5 years ago 112 reads 0 comments

  7. Scott Gordon and the New York Islanders: Playing for Pride...and Next Season

    There is no "tanking" in Uniondale. The team that suits up for coach Scott Gordon plays to the best of their ability. After all, they want Gordon to see them as a perfect fit for his team next season...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about over 5 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  8. Islanders Joel Rechlicz: Making TOI Count

    Saturday morning I was listening to an interview with Islanders ex-captain, Bill Guerin, on XM Home Ice. Although, he is doing well with the “guins” (as I actually heard their ...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about over 5 years ago 221 reads 0 comments

  9. New York Islanders: The Journey of Sean Bergenheim

    The Islanders drafted 18-year-old, Finnish Left Winger Sean Bergenheim in the 2002 Entry Draft with the 22nd pick. He was the face of the franchise’s future for about a nano-second...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about over 5 years ago 228 reads 1 comments

  10. Garth Snow & Scott Gordon Discuss Comrie, Campoli Trade

    I'm masquerading today as a reporter. I made my way to the morning skate and Garth Snow's press conference at 10:30 a.m. I felt I needed to be there. I haven't seen Snow in weeks, so I wanted to see how he was fairing during these troubled times...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about over 5 years ago 132 reads 0 comments

  11. New York Islanders Launch Mobile Service; Updates Sent to Cell Phones

    The New York Islanders have launched their new Mobile Squad text messaging service this week, and fan reactions have run the gamut...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about over 5 years ago 172 reads 1 comments

  12. Why Can't the New York Isles "Build It"?

    Spotlight on the Lighthouse It was a crisp clear day Thursday when I ventured to the EAB Plaza. I passed that lovely skating rink that was sadly closed and entered the beautiful Manhattan ...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about over 5 years ago 206 reads 4 comments

  13. Maple Leafs Practice Through the Eyes of an Islanders Fan

    And there I was again, sitting alone in the third row far away from the "real media" at the Coliseum on a Friday off from work...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about almost 6 years ago 90 reads 1 comments

  14. The International Brotherhood Of Hockey

    It's Christmas morning and I'm living on four hours of sleep. My refrigerator is packed so tight with leftovers, you can't even see the light...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about almost 6 years ago 126 reads 1 comments

  15. Islanders-Wild: A "Wild" Loss in St. Paul for the NYI Islanders

    This was one of my favorite photos from my brief stay in St. Paul in 2004. This was my view of the Mississippi River from my hotel room, two blocks away from the Excel Center...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about almost 6 years ago 39 reads 1 comments

  16. Fifteen Minutes With NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman

    On Thursday, 11/20/08 I had the distinct pleasure of visiting not only the NHL store and the XM studio, but also the NHL executive office. I had been trying to schedule an interview with Mr...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about almost 6 years ago 78 reads 0 comments

  17. Vote For Your Favorite NYI Fan Blogger Of '08

    Who is the NY Islanders "best" (non-sponsored) fan blogger? We ALL are! But then again, contests are contests and people love to vote for their favorites. So here is your chance to let your Internet voice be heard...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about almost 6 years ago 123 reads 1 comments

  18. Dina, The NY Islanders Arena Hostess

    Let’s just call her the original Isle Candy, as she has been our Arena Hostess since 2002. As there has been much controversy on using beautiful women at sporting events to “enhance ...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about almost 7 years ago 1,431 reads 2 comments

  19. On the Set with CJ Papa, NY Islanders Announcer

    The hardest part about blogging is having the time to write everything I want to write. It kills me when I have such a great time doing something but don't have a chance to put it all out there until days later or even weeks...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about 6 years ago 871 reads 1 comments

  20. Scott Gordon: New York Islanders Coach, Teacher on Ice

    Okay, I'm a bad girl. I took a few hours for mental health reasons from work this morning. I went to Ice Works to watch Scott Gordon in action for the first time. I must say.....

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about 6 years ago 555 reads 5 comments

  21. NY Islanders Fan of "Few Words" -- SignGuy Speaks

    He‘s as recognizable in the Coliseum as Sparky, and he smells better. His photo has popped up in some of the most reputable sports publications out there...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about 6 years ago 345 reads 1 comments

  22. Hanson Brother Steve Carlson talking Trash about Hockey

    Steve Carlson interview, Part 3. I’ve saved what I felt was the best for last. That’s what you’re supposed to do, right? Save desert for last, save your best wine for a special occasion...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about 6 years ago 779 reads 0 comments

  23. Coaching the Coach: Hanson Brother remembers Scott Gordon the Goalie

    The first in a series of a 3 part interview with Hockey Icon and funny man Steve Carlson. Taken from my NYI Blog Box 7th Woman blog. But I felt it was too good to not post here...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about 6 years ago 372 reads 0 comments

  24. Scott Gordon Brings Less "Flash" and More "Faith" to the New York Islanders

    Tonight is just more proof that I'm far from being a real "journalist." I can't work on deadline to save my life. It's now 7:52 pm, and I'm just sitting down to write this...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about 6 years ago 357 reads 1 comments

  25. Garth Snow's Big Decision: Who Gets the New York Islanders' Coaching Job?

    Wow! I didn’t really think the choice, or lack thereof, a new head coach for the New York Islanders would cause such a ruckus...

    Dee Karl Written by Dee Karl about 6 years ago 563 reads 3 comments