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Islanders News: Second verse, same as the first; Keep your fingers away from the Rocket

Watch your digits.

So close, yet so far.
So close, yet so far.
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Use the next couple of days wisely as prep time for Thanksgiving. Next game is Wednesday against Philly.

Islanders linkage

  • Recaps: LHHNewsdayNHL.comNYI Skinny | EOTP
  • Health Tip: Don't let your fingers get in the way of a Johnny Boychuk slapshot. Brendan Gallagher will have surgery today on his hand and is out indefinitely. [EOTP]
  • Butch Goring is a man with great stories and a place in NHL history. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Massive amounts of salt are usually required to read Bruce Garrioch, but he adds a few possible tidbits to Garth Snow's position on the Travis Hamonic situation. [Ottawa Sun]
  • The Sound Tigers lost to Springfield 2-0, but tensions were high and things got a little crazy. [RecapPost-Game]
  • Where are all the young Islanders? DPKnees investigates in this FanPost.
  • Michael Dal Colle could be traded this season - to somewhere else in the OHL. [TSS]
  • Everything (well, almost everything) you ever wanted to know about the Islanders' prom king and queen, Matt Martin and Sydney Esiason. [NY Post]
  • Video: Long Island kids try hockey for free, adorably. [Islanders]


  • All About the Jersey once again snapshots the Metro Division.
  • Steven Stamkos and others have been getting scoring tips from the guy who almost ruined Alex Ovechkin. []
  • Landon "Son of Ray" Ferraro was picked up by the Bruins off waivers from Detroit. WIIM reacts.
  • The Riveters have won back-to-back games over the Boston Pride after Sunday's 3-2 victory. [NWHL]