Happy Easter/Happy Passover to everyone. If you're scoreboard watching today during that big family dinner, here's one to keep an eye on. Don't everyone hold their breath at once.
So #Isles can clinch as soon as tomorrow if Ottawa loses in regulation to Leafs— Stephen (@StephenCLorenzo) April 5, 2015
- Recaps of a relief: LHH | Newsday | NY Post | Daily News | Islanders | NHL.com | NYI Skinny
- Mikhail Grabovski is taking things slow, but inching his way back from his head injury. [Newsday]
- Buffalo News Coliseum Memories: Bryan Trottier on his second home | Buffalo's last first overall pick was some guy named Pierre Turgeon. | Mike Harrington almost became a permanent resident of the Coliseum.
- The Decades Night returnees remember their special moments. [Newsday | Islanders]
- Video: News12 Long Island captures Decades Night. May require sign in. You're probably not missing anything.
- Brooksie wants to see more than just eight former Islanders at next Saturday's final regular home game and teases a secret ceremony in the works.
- TODAY'S MUST READ: Brian Compton on the legacy, the community and the chase for one last Cup at the Coliseum. [NHL.com]
- In The Times, an essay of fandom lost and found.
- The Strome Boys are a'comin' [Newsday]
- Stephon Williams made 30 saves for his first Sound Tigers win. [CT Post | Soundin' Off Post-Game | Williams feels he's ready for the pros. [CT Post]
- Oshawa polished off Peterborough in their playoff series on Friday, with two helpers from Michael Dal Colle. [Durham Region]
- Thomas Vanek is a hypnotist. [SB Nation]
- Former Toronto mayor/well known crack smoker and all-around buffoon Rob Ford is now on the Hockey Hall of Fame's Board of Directors. It's not as bad as it sounds but it does sound hilarious. [SB Nation]
- Could the Bruins trade injured Marc Savard's contract to a cap-floor team in need of an extra contract? Nah. They would never do that... [SCOC]
- RIP Canadiens legend Elmer Lach, who passed away yesterday at 97. [Eyes On the Prize]
- Maybe if we all ask the Easter Bunny nicely for one last treat... [SB Nation]
As always, make your Easter epic: