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Biron was close to returning to Buffalo

Despite the Olympic-year schedule, he still would've had a tough time getting meaningful minutes in Buffalo. For his next contract, he made the right choice -- as long as he delivers.

Florida Signs Dennis Seidenberg: $2.25M

Another one off the market. Not good news for the job prospects of camp invitees Martin Skoula and Christian Backman.

Sunday LHinks: As Balsillie turns; Tavares TV; L.I. Tweetup; don't Schremp

Latest links on Islanders news, Balsillie's pursuit of the Hamilton Coyotes, and a poor reflection upon Rob Schremp

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Say It Ain't So, Garth!

Editor's Note: When the urge strikes you to write a full column/more than a comment's worth on a topic -- whether news of the moment or some grand theory you've been mulling -- by all means put it...

Caps affiliate signs ex-Islander invitee Brandon Sugden

The Capitals' AHL affiliate in Hershey has signed Brandon Sugden, whose rough past and dying father made him a feel-good story of the Islanders 2008 training camp.

"But as this salary cap universe gets better understood, it's important to recognize the importance...

"But as this salary cap universe gets better understood, it's important to recognize the importance of another type of "franchise player" -- the loyal Selanne-type, near the end of his career, who repeatedly signs under-market short-term deals with one team only."

Great bit and a great point from Earl at Battle of California on the value of a star like Teemu Selanne signing below-market deals in a salary capped world.

"Not too many times has the Stanley Cup been there," said Satan, who plans to bring the Cup to a...

"Not too many times has the Stanley Cup been there," said Satan, who plans to bring the Cup to a charity hockey game, a rally in his hometown and a hospital. "I'm bringing it home."

>>Past (and future?) Islander Miro Satan on having his day with the Cup in Slovakia. Katie Strang, taking over Newsday's Islanders beat, has the latest scraps on Satan (and his Twittering agent) trying to coax a bid from the Isles.

Blake Comeau re-signs: Yes, actual Islanders *hockey* news

The Islanders re-signed restricted free agent Blake Comeau, who had declined his qualifying offer in order to try to squeeze a better deal.

Another LW free: Tampa buys out Prospal

Vaclav Prospal would be yet one more over-30, 20-goal-ish forward I do not want on the Islanders. But if you were forced: Satan or Prospal?

The merits of Garth Snow playing hardball with Islanders free agents

Garth Snow is right to play hardball with Islanders restricted free agents like Blake Comeau.

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