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Brian Gallof
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Lives in Freeport, NY
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Part 2 as I look on what the +New York Islanders can do to turn things around.
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This winter, Coke Zero is giving mankind the first tool for creating a completely customized holiday Sweater. It’s time to get your knit on.
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A +New York Islanders special edition of is released. Read up on some summer Isles info in digital magazine format... 
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Please READ & SHARE my latest on the  +New York Islanders ... The VANEK Files:'s B.D. Gallof examines the great mystery of the NY Islanders Moulson for Vanek trade, and now likely deadline deal.
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Garth Snow and the +NHL - +New York Islanders cook up a turkey in this issue of HOCKly... gobble gobble 
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My take on the +New York Islanders current issues and what needs to change as they flail in the +NHL this season....
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Why the #NHL   +New York Islanders pulled the trigger on this deal with the Buffalo Sabres 
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I think Moulson will be missed, but Vanek has a chance to shine on a team seemingly headed in the right direction. Garth absolutely needs to do something about the goalie position. Nabokov isn't getting younger and Poulan doesn't look like he can be a #1, at least not on the NHL level. 
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HOCKly goes seasonal.... NHL Season. NHL Season Preview edition is live and kicking. 
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Shared publicly  - FREE AGENT edition is LIVE. Get some reality before the NHL Free Agent Frenzy eats your soul! 
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"Andy Kaufman-of-hockey-bloggers" - Christopher Botta, Former VP of NY Islanders, Professional Hockey Writer's Association Blogger

I maintain my own personal brand & influence to a KLOUT score of 62 with over 2700 Twitter followers, 1700 Facebook followers, and 500+ industry followers on LinkedIn. 

CBS New York & WFAN Columnist

NHL credentialed hockey blogger & managing editor at

NYI Managing Editor for

Designer • Writer • Social Media • Blog Strategy • Wordpress Implementation • Print Production • Desktop Publishing • PDF Workflow • Magazine Production 

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Successfully on-boarded major publishers workflow files for the Barnes & Noble digital tablet device ENCORE PROJECT: which is the NOOK Color device launch in November of 2010 using my vast publishing experience, PDF workflow and magazine publishing know-how. 

My publishing work ranges from Senior Designer to assisting the production of one of the United States first publishing ventures with China. I have done everything from design web interfaces for a international audience, to design a logo for use on a NASCAR car. I have designed and/or Project Managed: website look and feels, commercial graphics, posters, direct mail, flash presentations, HTML newsletters, web content updates, editorial content, blogs, logos, graphics, and much more. I am a print production expert that has successfully moved into the digital sphere. 

I am a published, nationally known, blogger/writer. I have been featured in the Huffington Post, as well as credentialed by the NHL. 

My work and efforts of the past 4 years have been written about in Sport Illustrated, the NY Times, Newsday, and in Street and Smiths SportsBusiness Journal. My work and site have received mentions on Yahoo, TSN, National Post, SBNation, KuklasKorner, Huffington Post, NBC Chicago, MSNBC and much more. 

I manage, designed, and own a large NHL blog of credentialed and regular bloggers that receives over 5 million pageviews yearly called: 

As a trained artist, I use my iPad to create Illustrations. You can see them at this address...
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NHL credentialed blogger, Onboarded magazines onto the NOOK Color for Barnes & Noble, Huffington Post Featured blogger who has appeared on the front page of the main site, New York, Olympics, and Hockey. Winner of several online Photoshop competitions. Recently made Mashable News in testing Google+'s policies with parody/homage accounts, having them to change their rule about deleting them to having them available for Business Accounts. Considered the "Andy Kaufman of bloggers" in the sports blogging world.
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    Art Education/Drawing, 1988 - 1993
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  • CBS
    Hockey Columnist, 2011 - present
  • ThomasNet
    Digital Production Mgr, 2011 - present
  • Hockey Independent
    Owner, Managing Editor, Lead Writer, 2008 - present
  • The Huffington Post
    Blogger, 2008 - 2011
  • Thomas Publishing/HockeyIndependent/Huffington Post
    Production Technology Manager by day, Blogger by night, 2008 - 2010
  • Marvel Comics
    Intern, 1990 - 1992
  • Southbay Newsapapers
    Layout Artist, 1994 - 1996
  • Thomas Publishing
    Designer, Art Production Manager, Multimedia Associate, 1996 - 2008
  • Barnes & Noble
    ePublishing Manager, 2010 - 2011
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Massapequa, Long Island - Brooklyn, NY - Middletown, NY - Kew Gardens, NY
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The Fourth Period :: New York Islanders :: The Islanders March Madness o...

NEW YORK, NY -- There are two ways to look at the inevitable swoon this month, as the New York Islanders have lost 4 games in a row for the

The Fourth Period :: New York Islanders :: Islanders trade deadline primer

NEW YORK, NY -- Read the conjecture and the articles, and you'd think Garth Snow is riding a shopping cart like a Zamboni on the Nassau Coli

The Fourth Period :: New York Islanders :: High Value of Competition and...

NEW YORK, NY -- Now that all the games have been played, we are nearing the final cuts and configurations. As I have said all summer long, t

The Fourth Period :: New York Islanders :: New Hope for Islanders in Fin...

NEW YORK, NY -- It is another year and a new hope for New York Islander fans... For one thing, there is a new hope for a change of the owner

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Eulogy: Remembering the 2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins

(Ed. Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we're bound to lose some friends along the journey. We've asked for these losers, gone but


RWW on G+, talking about what’s next on the Web.

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New Deal accomplishments: Do conservatives who attack the New Deal actua...

This excerpt, which is courtesy of the Free Press, comes from Michael Hiltzik’s new book, The New Deal: A Modern History. During the years o

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Google Plus Widget. Show off with your new designed Google Plus Widget. The widget allows you to show the visitors of your blog or website t

Gallof: Hockey Prospectus Draft Expert Says Islanders Should Stay Course...

The NHL Draft is less than two weeks away and rumors continue to swirl over what the Islanders will do with their first-round selection. Som

Inside A Secret NHL Focus Group: How A Top GOP Strategist Is Helping Hoc...

You're going to hear a lot about "shared sacrifice" from the NHL in the days and weeks to come. That's the word from inside a secret emergen

Gallof: Trade Deadline Reality — Islanders’ Snow Not Shopping For Magic ...

For Islanders fans, the trade deadline is annually almost as frustrating as summer free agency. Fans seem to hold onto the dream that there

Daily Dot | Anonymous plans three-pronged attack on November 5

The Daily Dot interview: Kreayshawn. By Austin Powell. The Daily Dot: The Hometown Newspaper of the World Wide Web. News + Features Dot Lead

Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert Crash CONAN NYC

Nice to see these guys in the audience, but don't they have shows to do?

Amazon unveils trio of Kindle e-ink readers

Amazon unveils the Kindle Touch for $99. A 3G version will retail for $149, while a cheaper no-touch version will sell for $79. Read this bl

Google's Uphill Battle With Facebook Just Got Steeper

Google+ has experienced quite the roller coaster ride since launching its field trial in June. Now, it's time to consider their eulogy.

THE BRIDGE: 11th Anniversary of 9-11 | Hockey Independent

(this essay is my Huffington Post featured 10th anniversary piece, updated and re-edited for today: 9/11/2012) I recall an old

Welcome back: Rockstar announces GTA V

The game developer has replaced its Web site with the GTA V logo, but has not divulged any game information. A trailer will debut next week.

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Extremely informative and thorough. Knows his stuff, and really spent the time and effort to look at every little thing. Even the current house owner was: "Wow, my inspector was never this thorough!" as he watched Tommy in action. Very happy with his work and felt that he really looked to give us key information that was also for our ownership/maintenance of the house in the longrun. Top notch... and I'm not really one who has the time or the inspiration to give reviews but this is well-deserved. In a field of some mixed review I saw by many others who came "recommended", Tommy Adamescu is one of those rare breeds: the real thing. Was exactly what my wife and I wanted and needed for a home inspection. Hire him without reservation for your own inspection.
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Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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