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Islanders News: What's black and white and red all over? A plane full of angry Islanders

Now boarding a long, long flight to California.

Come back here.
Come back here.
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Islanders stuff

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  • In an article about the popularity of the black and white jerseys, Brett Yormark admits that the color scheme is the brainchild of Jay-Z and the Barclays marketing department. [NY Times]
  • There are a lot of bugs right now, but give Barclays Center and the Islanders time to work them out. [Rant Sports]
  • John Tavares is a fan of the 3-on-3 OT so far. [The AP]
  • Knew I forgot something: Bridgeport beat Hartford 1-0 on Sunday, its second shutout of the weekend. Clearly, Ryan Strome is a defensive genius. [CT PostSoundin' Off on some rough stuff]
  • Joshua Ho-Sang had three assists in Niagara's win on Saturday night and is on quite a hot streak right now with 15 points in eight games. [St. Catharine's Standard]
  • That Bob McKenzie article must have really hit home for Michael Dal Colle, who scored another couple of goals yesterday as Oshawa lost to Flint in a shootout. Dal Colle has 10 points in his last four games. [Durham Region]
  • After the game, unrelated to Dal Colle or the Islanders, the Flint players staged a revolt against management over some ownership nepotism. Winging It In Motown has some details., too. Wild stuff.


  • Adam Larsson might be getting a phone call about this hit on Jared McCann in the Devils' OT win over Vancouver last night. [SBN]
  • Meanwhile off the ice, Canuck Brandon Prust tweets some fightin' words at Jersey's Bobby Farnham after an on-ice scuffle. [SBN]
  • Checking with each team via possession stats at the 10-game mark. [NHL Numbers]
  • Times are tough in Brooklyn, but even tougher in Denver, where the Avalanche are bleeding goals. [Denver Post]
  • But don't judge that Ryan O'Reilly trade just yet (even though third-year pro Nikita Zadorov was sent to San Antonio of the AHL one day after Strome's demotion). [Denver Post]
  • Cam Talbot's having some issues out in Edmonton. [C&B]
  • The U.S. Women's National Team won their sixth Four Nations Cup with a win over Team Canada. [NWHL]
  • NWHL commish Dani Rylan talks to Hockey Night Live about the league's development so far.
  • Pieces falling from the roof? Obviously United Center is a dangerous place to play. Move the Blackhawks to Kansas City. []