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Islanders Bits: Brooklyn Arena Inside View

That's how it goes / Everybody knows
That's how it goes / Everybody knows

The Devils tied up the Tri-State Hate series again last night, and Mike Rupp turned things up to 11 once the score was out of hand, looking for a ruckus, throwing a shot at Martin Brodeur, and leading to my favorite gif of a playoffs that have been filled with great gifs.

Here are some comments and inside views of the new Brooklyn arena, which will be home to a basketball team and Leonard Cohen concerts -- and maybe a preseason hockey game if there's no work stoppage. ("Say goodbye to Alexandra leaving / Then say goodbye to Alexandra lost" ?). You can see that if it has hockey, the seating will be on top of that rink:

Memorial Cup: After two games aside, all teams are 1-1, which is awesome and hasn't happened since the tourney went to this format in 1983. This kind of drama is why Carte Blanche secured the naming rights, I tell ya'.


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Bonus Cohen NHL lyric:

Everybody knows the war is over
Everybody knows the good guys lost
Everybody knows the fight was fixed
The poor stay poor, the rich get rich
That's how it goes ...
Everybody knows