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Islanders News: Leddy lagging; Goalie battlegrounds; Dance the Tortorella again

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Islanders and Friends

  • Sure, technically, Nick Leddy doesn't have a point yet this season but, fortunately, he's still Nick Leddy. [Newsday]
  • After losing their first game of the season on Sunday, the Sound Tigers look to get their mojo back. [CT Post]
  • Bridgeport injury and special teams notes. [Soundin' Off]
  • Greatest Hockey Legends on the legendary legend of Bryan Trottier.
  • Down Goes Brown on ornery goalies. May contain a reference or two to one Billy Smith. [Grantland]
  • Message to the baseball fans from Daniel Murphy lookalike, Johnny Boychuk:

Torts Reform, Mark V

  • By now you know that The John Tortorella Show will be set up in Columbus for a while, as hockey fans everywhere await his next embarrassing meltdown. [TSN.ca]
  • The Cannon comes to terms with the change, while also saying thanks to Todd Richards for all his work. Is this the right move?
  • Fear the Fin says the Jackets' problem was luck, not coaching.
  • What, not Randy Carlyle? PPP tries to find a new spot for the old Leafs coach.
  • The most fun part is that, this is pretty much all the Islanders fault. But it's weird to see from the other side. [LHH]

The Rest

  • Zac Rinaldo remains garbage. This is relevant to the Islanders' next game. [SCoC]
  • The Blues will be without Paul Stastny for a few weeks because of a broken foot. This is relevant to the Islanders' next next game. [St. Louis Game Time]
  • Tonight, a young exiled Duke returns to what was once his kingdom to inherit. [NY Post]
  • Who constitutes the best third lines in the NHL? Our own International Space Station ranks on the list (but only if you consider the numbers). [Along the Boards]
  • The only story about the Penguins and Stars equipment managers that you'll ever need to read. [Pitt Trib]
  • ESPN's E:60 does a touching segment on paralyzed hockey player Travis Roy, who's life changed 20 years ago. [YouTube]
  • The life of an NHL linesman is a hectic one. [Pacific Standard]
  • Puck Daddy asks NHLers who the league's best referee is and the No. 1 answer is "Mr. Who the Hell Knows?"

Fox Sports 1's Katie Nolan spends a day as a New York Riveter.