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Islanders News: SongCenter, Pulock's plan, Coliseum calls, Ho-Sang fantasy

Abby Wambach is *not* an Australian species.

He might object to his Dobber grade.
He might object to his Dobber grade.
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It was a holiday weekend in the United States, and a banner weekend for their women's national soccer team, which won its third FIFA World Cup.

But now, Islanders prospect camp beckons this week.

Islanders Reads
  • Ryan Pulock talks about the transition from WHL to AHL, and his aspirations for an NHL spot this fall. [Brandon Sun]
  • Andong Song, the Isles draft pick and first-ever NHL draft pick born in China, on SportsCenter. [Isles video]
  • Employees of Nassau Coliseum reflect on the many years there...and getting laid off as SMG's lease expires. [Newsday]
  • A case for Capuano being part of the transition to Brooklyn. [Islanders Insight]
  • Have you fantasized about Joshua Ho-Sang? Dobber Hockey has. In a fantasy sports way, I mean. [Dobber]
  • Jeff Tambellini is back on North American shores. Because it's the smart Lightning doing the signing, you should be scared. [Lightning]
  • The cap hits of the five most expensive players for each Metro team. [@MikeDarnay]
Parts Unknown
  • The NHLPA announced all of the player-elected arbitration filings. There are 23, Derek Stepan and Braden Holtby are among them. (No Islanders are; Thomas Hickey and Anders Lee already signed extensions.) [NHL]
  • This is what life is like at the NHL Draft, via a Kings scout. Good process read. [Mayor's Manor]
  • Alex Burmistrov, who left for the KHL in part because of life under Claude Noel (or so it appeared), discusses his return to Winnipeg. [NHL]
  • Every city has its generalist columnists who must opine on everything, and this guy is definitely one of them. [STL GameTime]