Are you ready for some hockey? Like, this afternoon? Because you're gonna get some anyway.
- Dom looks at the lines for the split squad games, which are definitely an ominous portent of future disaster and team strife. Or something.
- In Arthur Staple's preview of the game, Jack Capuano says to expect different line combos. And Colin McDonald admits that the camp competition has a lot of this year's Islanders on their toes. [New$day]
- Brock Nelson isn't sweating this whole "potential first line left wing" thing or anything. [Point Blank]
- Also from IPB, Jaroslav Halak and Chad Johnson are getting the lay of the land inside the Islanders locker room.
- No, really. John Tavares is ready for the season to start. Believe it or not, even he has skills he feels he needs to improve. [Islanders Insight]
- NEW! Garth Snow was the guest on SportsTalk 1240 with Gary Harding and John Panarese last night talking about camp and who's who. (h/t to DP'sKnees).
- Ryan Johansen is either getting an offer from a KHL team or he isn't. One thing we know: the offer won't be from former Blue Jacket and current CSKA Moscow GM Sergei Fedorov. [Puck Daddy]
- Not to be outdone by their in-state rivals, the Flyers will also have a third jersey next year that has a familiar look. [Broad Street Hockey]
- Behind the scenes with NHL video coaches. Plus news on what the Bruins expect from Loui Eriksson this year and updates on the Reilly Smith/Torey Krug stand-offs. [Boston Globe]
- Surely there is some Ottawa Senator that you hate and/or envy. [LHH]
- Seriously, could Jaromir Jagr play until he's 50? Personally, I wouldn't put anything past that guy. [In Lou We Trust]
Josh Ho-Sang and Michael Dal Colle are enjoying their time lining up alongside John Tavares and Kyle Okposo.
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