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Islanders News: Victory, Beck demotion, Jonsson infection, Strome promotion

Happy Thanksgiving. By all means, indulge in some bits.

See, but if you take your helmet off then you get that great flow.
See, but if you take your helmet off then you get that great flow.
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Happy Thanksgiving! Today is that holiday in the United States, and the league is going dark with no games.

But you still may need reading while at work (if outside the U.S.) or while avoiding family (if stuck hearing racist Uncle So-and-So opine on anachronistic things).

Islanders Reads
  • The Islanders took care of business with a thorough if narrow 3-1 win over the Flyers. [LHH | Newsday | Post with curious Karate Kid lead | Inquirer | Isles | NHL]
  • We graded the Islanders first quarter with stats and leaders and charts and such. [LHH]
  • Taylor Beck was sent back to Bridgeport. In related news, maybe Ryan Strome is on the way back? [Newsday] UPDATE: Yes. Strome was recalled today.
  • Doyle Somerby is flashing some offense with BU. [SBN College Hockey]
  • Alarming news out of Sweden as Kenny Jonsson is struggling with a major health issue, an infection and blood poisoning. [LHH | Aftonbladet]
  • The night in goalie injuries, part 1: On a conditioning stint with the Sound Tigers, J-F Berube left last night's game with an injury. [Soundin' Off]
  • The Sound Tigers lost the game to Yann Danis, by the way. [CT Post]
  • The night in goalie injuries, part 2 (and a bummer): Kevin Poulin suffered a dislocated knee cap again. [Sportak]
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