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Islanders Gameday News: Clutterbuck close; Sound Tigers slip; Pens pink slip Johnston

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Please win.

Go get 'em.
Go get 'em.
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The Islanders take their two stolen points out of Columbus and come home to face the scrappy Devils this afternoon at Barclays Center. Game time is 5 pm, so skip that Cowboys-Packers game and get to Brooklyn.

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Further reading

  • Another year, another head coach for the Penguins, who axed Mike Johnston yesterday. On a Saturday! That's cold. Former Bruins coach Mike Sullivan gets called up from Wilkes-Barre to figure out how to fix this. [NHL.com | Pensburgh | Pit. Trib | Rossi goes scorched earth on Mario | CBS says it's the defense, stupid.]
  • Another problem for Pittsburgh is replacing Pascal Dupuis. [Pensburgh]
  • The Maple Leafs will have a new logo for their 100th anniversary next season. It should just be Mike Babcock's face. In Blue. [Sportslogos.net]
  • To get his banner in the rafters, the Oilers and Glen Sather had to bury some long-standing hatchets. [Brooksie]
  • For a team call the Wild, Minnesota is anything but. [BoC]
  • Revel in the timeless drama of Bard Marchand's To Shoot or Not Too Shoot soliloquy. [SCoC]

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