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Islanders Gameday News: I miss the honky-tonks, Dairy Queens and 7-Elevens

The Islanders preseason schedule moves from Nassau to Brooklyn.

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Home, home again.
Home, home again.
Bruce Bennett

Tonight the New York Islanders return to Brooklyn for another trial run. Next year at this time, they'll be there for good.

  • Who's going to the game? Who wants to meet other LHHers beforehand? Check in at McNally's FanPost.
  • The Isles are excited to revisit Brooklyn and Travis Hamonic just might eat off the concourse floors. [Isles | Post]
  • John Tavares is also excited to return to Oshawa for a jersey retirement. [Durham]
  • Denis Potvin has been added to the first-half promo schedule for the Coliseum's final season. [Isles]
  • We talked to Stanley Cup of Chowder about their former and our new backup, Chad Johnson. [LHH]
  • 10 Wrong Predictions about the 2014-15 Islanders. [Islanders Insight]
  • Tonight's opponent, the Devils were bludgeoned pretty good by the Flyers last night. [ILWT]
  • An Isles season preview by GuardianLV
  • Rick DiPietro's radio work has been so good, they gave him a 15-year regular role. [Newsday]
  • Casey Cizikas is fighting hard for a job. Ville Pokka impressed Jack Capuano. [Newsday]

Regarding the Hurricanes game, this quote from that story is a defensible statement:

...but it's scary in the context of this one:

Standard training camp-speak, mostly. And Capuano acknowledged that veterans with guaranteed jobs will often ease back in more than guys on the bubble. But still.

Neither Nasau nor Brooklyn nor an Island. Discuss.