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Islanders News: Neuvirth's new world; Strome's instruction; Sound Tigers' slump snapper; Marleau's miss

And on the 11th game, they won.

Three of you? That's it?
Three of you? That's it?
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The Islanders take their point from their shootout loss in Florida and head to Toronto where the Leafs' tire fire continues to burn unabated. Lets hope the Islanders don't look past the appetizer while prepping for Tuesday's main course versus the Rangers.

Islanders stuff

  • Recaps: LHH | Newsday | Islanders | | Litter Box Cats | Hornick's Skinny
  • Life away from the Sabres is something Michal Neurvirth will have to adjust to. He's ready. [Newsday]
  • As talented as he is, Ryan Strome still has much to learn about the NHL. And when he learns it... look out. [Newsday]
  • The Mike Bossy/John Tavares interviews from last night's MSG broadcast are here. [LHH]
  • Tavares' 32nd goal is a career high and there's plenty of time to add to it. [PHT]
  • Tyler Kennedy's life has an Islander hasn't quite gotten off the ground yet. [Newsday]
  • Matt Martin has good things to say about the NHL suits that hand out suspensions. [Newsday | IPB]
  • The Maven talks up the Islanders-Rangers rivalry. [Daily Freeman]
  • A fan designs a jersey to honor Nassau Coliseum. My own review: errr... no comment. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Strike up the band! The Sound Tigers won a game, snapping their 10-game losing streak. Worchester scored twice with about five minutes to go, but Bridgeport hung on for a 4-3 win. Harry Zolnierczyk, Dustin Jeffrey, Sebastian Collberg and Corey McMillan scored. [CT Post | BST]

Other stuff

  • Show me a good coach and I'll show you a competent - if not, spectacular - goalie. [CBS Sports]
  • The underwhelming Jeff Petry trade is the cherry on top of a sad drafting sundae for the Oilers. [Edmonton Journal]
  • The Devils celebrated the 20th anniversary of their 1995 Stanley Cup team with a parade of old faces and the kind of low key "ceremony" the organization does so well. [ | Fire & Ice]
  • Today is International Women's Day. So take the time to talk to the special women in your life and thank them for being them. And while you're at it, congratulate the Boston Blades for winning the Clarkson Cup and beating the Montreal Stars in overtime of the Canadian Women's Hockey League championship game. [Durham Region]
  • Patrick Marleau just... ugh. He's going to be seeing this in his nighmares for a long time, especially if the Sharks miss the playoffs. [CBS Sports]