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New York Islanders Tea Leaves: Ziggy played for time, jiving us that we were Voodoo

Arthur Staple leads an in-flight Q&A session with Islanders fans. Topics include Chad Johnson, contract talks and alternate captaincies.

Be careful back there, man.
Be careful back there, man.
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Some people spend their time on airplanes reading magazines, watching TV or playing video games. Fortunately for Islanders fans, Arthur Staple of Newsday doesn't own a Nintendo 3DS and spent his flight to Detroit answering questions on Twitter and not playing 3D After Burner II (which is what I would be doing).

There weren't a whole lot of earth-shattering revelations in this installment, but a few of Staple's answers shed a little extra light on some recent Islanders events.

As always, we thank Arthur for opening the floor and taking the questions. See more of Arthur's Twitter feed (@StapeNewsday) for his music and food recommendations.

On the Parade of Legends passing through Nassau Coliseum:

On when we will next see The Invisible Man, back-up goalie Chad Johnson:

On Jaroslav Halak's recent misadventures in puckhandling:

On the always-concerning penalty kill:

On Casey Cizikas, who was clearly hobbled versus the Bruins:

On Kyle Okposo's sudden injury:

On Cal Clutterbuck, who now wears the alternate captain's "A" in Okposo's absence.

On contract negotiations with... everybody:

On the future of the team's ECHL affiliation:

Somehow, it always comes back to food: