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Islanders News: Scott Mayfield resting...for a recall?

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No more phones, no drones...Autonomous Zone.

"At home, resting."
"At home, resting."
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The Islanders are home again tonight, this time with the 3-6 Carolina Hurricanes on tap. Any chance Scott Mayfield will be involved? Either way, leave your FIG picks here.

Islanders Reads
  • Since the Great Line Breakup of last week, Josh Bailey has been seen more with John Tavares. (Capuano on 91's linemates: "It's not going to be a set thing.") [Newsday]
  • The fourth line has been seen giving first-rate effort. [Newsday]
  • Matt Martin was seen at the NHL Store for Hockey Fights Cancer. (Seriously, cool event.) [NHL]
  • Microscopes were seen examining Isles attendance in Brooklyn. [PHT]
  • Mathew Barzal was seen assisting five of Seattle's seven goals over Brandon. [Seattle Times]
  • The Bridgeport Sound Tigers went missing as the Falcons visited, and conquered. [BST | CT Post | Soundin' Off]
  • Among the missing: Mayfield, resting for an unspecified healthy scratch (Imminent callup?). [@fornabaioctp]
  • The third episode of Islanders Anxiety is here! The Leboff and The Saraceni discuss Hickey's injury, own goals by an old man, the Strome scratch, and much more. [LHH, and now on iTunes and Stitcher Radio too]
  • A great, quick review of how cool Lubomir Visnovsky was to some Isles fans (and LHHers) in Nashville. [LHH FanPost]
  • FanPost review of first impressions at Barclays Center. [LHH]
Beyond the Island
  • Highly touted Noah Hanifin may be back in the lineup against the Isles tonight after receiving his first healthy scratch. He's just 18, but I'm sure some fans were up in arms. [NHL]
  • Leafs prospect Jeremy Bracco left Boston College mid-season for the OHL. [PPP] But was it the right decision? [SBN College Hockey]
  • Jonas Hiller left last night's shootout loss to Ottawa with an injury after a collision from Bobby "don't call me Kreider" Ryan. [NHL]
  • Johnny Gaudreau has nice moves. (ed.: But he's no Johnny Hockey.) [SB Nation]
  • Dan Bylsma is returning to Pittsburgh for the first time as coach of the Sabres, and Ray Shero recalls when he hired the AHL coach. (That's, like, NOT A REEL NHL cOAch!1) [NHL]
  • Pierre-Edouard Bellemare is out two weeks. [BSH]
  • Between that injury and Sean Couturier being Rinaldo'd, the Flyers will take Vincent Lecavalier out of storage for the first time this season...as fourth-line left wing! [NHL]
  • Painstaking review of how the Blue Jackets season disappeared in a matter of weeks. [Grantland]