Bits: Nabokov talks to "start soon"; around the NHL, more problems at BU #isles in videos.
The Islanders host the Senators for a 1 p.m. Presidents Day start. This is a Gigantor-sized contest, as the Senators are one of the teams the Isles must catch to continue to dream their impossible...
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Hearing CBJ gives Voracek, 1st round pick and 3rd round pick for Carter.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 23, 2011
Sweet! Love when good players leave the division! Gord Miller GMillerTSN Gord Miller Done deal, and it's a blockbuster. Phi trades captain Mike Richards to LA for Brayden Schenn and Wayne Simmonds. 44 seconds ago
Courtesy of ESPN's player survey. Does this even make sense?
4. If you knew you were getting traded, what would be the team you'd least like to be traded to? Why?
Tied with 25 percent of the vote were "any team not in the playoffs" and the Edmonton Oilers, because "they're the least likely to win the Cup," "they're in last place," and "they always seem to be rebuilding." Other answers: Atlanta, "because it's not a hockey market" and "they have no fans," New Jersey, "because I've heard horror stories about how things are done there," the Islanders, "because it's Long Island," Toronto, "because of the media scrutiny," Columbus and Calgary.