Thursday? Seriously? In that case, everyone enjoy the win from yesterday.
- Recaps: LHH | Newsday | NY Post | Daily News | Islanders | NHL.com | WIIM
- Eric Hornick has The Skinny from Sunday and the Islanders' clinching scenarios. With some help, Thursday could be a big day.
- Matt Martin is, once again, the NHL's record holder for hits in a season. He sounds really psyched about it, too. [Newsday]
- Stanley Cup coach history doesn't favor Jack Capuano. [Fanpost]
- JPinVA's thoughts on the Islanders March and a hopeful April. [Fanpost]
- The Sound Tigers lost to Hershey 4-3 on Sunday thanks to some unspecial teams play. [CT Post | Soundin' Off post-game]
- His health waning, St. Louis Today celebrates Al Arbour's place in Blues and NHL history (and why the city is still looking for a Stanley Cup after 48 years).
- Blogger Todd Cordell tracks the Generals' top line, including the dynamic Dal Colle.
- From yesterday's game preview: Chris Ogsood and Jimmy Devellano remember the Coliseum [Red Wings] | and radio voice Barry Landers gets one last call [Islanders].
Around the league
- Condolences to Mike Babcock, who lost his father, Mike Sr. on Saturday. The coach will be in Saskatchewan for the funeral Wednesday. [CP]
- That's some nice dishin' by the Winnipeg Jets. [SB Nation]
- Brian Engblom won't let a puck to the forehead stop him. [CBS Sports]
- In the Times, a hockey phenom gets noticed. [McDavid]
- Speaking of Connor McDavid, the Hockey News continues its descent into abject lunacy by advocating the Penguins trade Sidney Crosby for the first overall pick. No, I'm not making this up.
- This is a new one. Lunatic slashes opponent's leg during warm-ups. [CBS Sports]
- Congrats to Nebraska-Ohama and Providence, who joined BU and North Dakota in the Frozen Four. [SBN College Hockey]