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[Bits] Tavares & Teemu number retirements, LI Scam

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. John Tavares will have his number retired by his junior team, Teemu Selanne will have his number retired by the Ducks and a Long Island scammer will be given...

13 draft picks, 84 feet, 1169 NHL GP

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NHL teams keep drafting large men higher than they should, because the dreamed result if it pays off is just too juicy to resist.

[Bits] Great Greats, Pinky Problem, High on Habs

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Looking at the greatest of greats, Steve Mason broke his pinky, a Montreal meth dealer won't be seeing any games this season and PK Subban wants his money.

[Bits] Easier Being Greene, Fight at PK Corral

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NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Andy Greene stays in New Jersey, PK Subban will most likely stay in Montreal (but not before haggling with the Habs), the Jets are stuck on the runway and...

Critical Thinking Cult: Don't fear the stat keeper

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Rather than being wrapped up in some silly war among old school columnists and bloggers, analytics should just be seen as a newer, more accurate way to measure and understand longheld hockey...

Zeitgeist: Sharks expect Ice Girls to lead to Cup

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[humor] The Sharks are looking to re-establish their place in the tough Western Conference and feel their new Ice Girls are the key free agents they needed to acquire. Having girls cleaning the ice...

[Bits] Trots joins Nolan; Subban talks Leafs

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Bryan Trottier is set to join Ted Nolan in Buffalo, while P.K. Subban talks about whether he'd ever want to play in Toronto.

[Bits] Depth, loopyball and commercials

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Thomas Hickey gets some sun, Casey Cizikas talks the old days, and the Islanders have depth so let's get the season started already.

Hashtag Isles: Summertime Bleus

Sometimes I wonder what I'm gonna do / There ain't no cure for the summertime Churchman.

Thank Bossy, John Tavares is no Ryan O'Reilly

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The three-year contract drama with the Colorado Avalanche and Ryan O'Reilly is a reminder of the anxiety the New York Islanders avoided with their best player.

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