Monthly Archive for August, 2006

: August, 2006

RIP Stefan Blaho

Sad news out of Slovakia, where Islanders draft pick Stefan Blaho died Tuesday in a car accident. Just 21.

Long Island Connection

The Islanders announced today the signing of Peter Ferraro.


Good AHL-related story from the… PGA? Yep. Yusaku Miyazato aced two holes in one round this week; the PGA had said that was the first time it happened, but apparently someone did it 50 years ago in

Local boy makes good…macaroni

Tip o’ softball cap to eurohockey, leading us here to discover that former New Canaan and Yale defenseman Jeff Dwyer will play for Sportivi Ghiaccio Cortina in Italy this season. Trying to think of

You’ll be ranked down to No. 41

You'll be ranked down to No. 41

What are you guys complaining about? Literally, I can barely remember the last hockey game I covered. You want hockey? The Providence Bruins have been sold. In a summer in which the New York Islanders

Stranger in a strange land

I’m sitting here in the John DeStefano Communications Center… (just waiting out the crowd reaction) …after a day at the Pilot Pen Tennis tournament. My tennis knowledge is pretty much limited to

In Tulsa town he’s chanced to stray

In Tulsa town he's chanced to stray

The Tulsa Oilers (CHL) announced today they’ve signed David Masse.

Canadian left-handers

I wouldn’t go so far as Separated at Birth, but… Especially at the plate Saturday night, Colorado Rockies pitcher Jeff Francis reminded me just a little of Bruno Gervais….