Islanders News: Theories on what ails; Outdoor game buzz; Forbes NHL values

Evidence of battling. - Jesse D. Garrabrant

Injuries? Yes. Subsequent defensive struggles? Yes. Goaltending? Not gonna talk...

With the New York Islanders suffering a few mistakes per game that their goalies can't rescue stinking it up, the natural off day topic has become: What's ailing them?

Less Miserable Places
  • Don't look, but you know you want to: The Sabres' third jerseys debuted. [SB Nation]
  • We share "if you don't like underlying stats, here's a safe intro" pieces quite a bit here, but this one is honestly a great general primer with a picture of which teams (admit to) use(ing) them. [Province]
  • What is grit? Do the Oilers need it? (And don't you mean TEH GRITZ?) [Copper & Blue] A particular good comment by Adam Wu in the comment section there.
  • The Hurricanes are shopping their struggling forwards Jiri {NSFW] Tlusty and Tuomo Ruutu? [Dreger via SB Nation]
  • On the declining presence of Russians in the NHL. [USA Today - For the Win]. I blame Monsanto and Comrade Collapse Disorder.
  • Justin Bourne snaps a screen cap of the Sabres bench during the end of another loss, concludes they don't care. ("They" being "except Ryan Miller.")
  • In his weekly rant, Larry Brooks is angry about things. [NY Post]
  • Speaking of completely obnoxious formats, YOU KNOW WHAT WOULD MAKE A GOOD WAY TO TALK ABOUT 10 TEAMS THAT SHOULD MAKE A TRADE? IF WE PRESENTED THOSE TEAMS IN A SLIDESHOW FORMAT [B/R].

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