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Islanders New: Brock concert continues; Sad banner day; Dal Colle and Generals strike first

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Fragile.
Fragile.
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Islanders news

  • Head scout Trent Klatt is moving on and moving home. [LHH]
  • Another goal from Brock Nelson is all the US would need in a 1-0 win over Frans Nielsen-free Denmark. [USA Hockey | NHL.com | Islanders site has a look in at Nelson, Anders Lee and Nikolay Kulemin at the tournament]
  • Meanwhile, Oshawa took a 1-0 lead over Erie in the OHL final with Michael Dal Colle's early third period goal acting as insurance. [Yahoo.ca]
  • NSFIF (Not safe for Islanders fans) VIDEO: The Stanley Cup banners come down at the Coliseum. You have been warned. [Newsday]
  • Yesterday was the anniversaries of some incredible games at the Coliseum; one a Cup final Game 1 for the ages and one moment in the spotlight for a career role player. [NYI Skinny]
  • Interested in the some game-used Islanders gear? This FanPost has some info.

Around the league

  • There will be a Game 6 in Washington on Sunday. [BSB]
  • Michal Rozsival is done for the playoffs after his ankle exploded in Game 4 against the Wild. [SCH]
  • It's Mike Babcock hunting season as the Red Wings grant their coach permission to talk with other teams. [WIIM | ESPN]
  • So with no Lou, what will happen to In Lou We Trust? A very Lou response from blog honcho John. [ILWT]
  • This dancing spaceman tried to throw Carey Price off his game. Nice try, Neil Armstrong. But no dice. [Deadspin]
  • Keith Tkachuk's son is now a junior hockey player. Yes, you are old. [SBN College Hockey]
  • The list of kids drafted into the WHL this year reads like an army of Fremen from Dune. Lot of Kaiden/Caidin/Cayden/Kaiydyn variations out there in Western Canada. [Deadspin]