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Islanders News: Your mom calls the vacuum cleaner, "Jaws?"

Honey, if you call and I'm not home I'll be at the gym or the gun club.

Old time hockey! Eddie Shore!
Old time hockey! Eddie Shore!
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Actual Islanders things

  • Kevin Poulin is back for another year of trying to put it all together, with a one-year, two-way deal. [LHH | Isles announcement]
  • They don't call Johnny Boychuk "Johnny Rocket" for nothing. The man likes to shoot first and ask questions later. [NDRE FanPost]
  • At home, Boychuk is more Mr. Clean than Mr. Fix-It during the offseason. [Islanders | Artistic License, courtesy of LHH]
  • Shannon Hogan stops by the IslesBlog podcast to talk about her prep, her career and her first year with the Islanders.
  • The Hockey Writers uses the crystal ball to predict the Islanders leading scorers next season.
  • Matt Carkner will return to the Sound Tigers via a two-year contract, which Arthur Staple thinks is part of a player-coach role. [BST Announcement]
  • Also via Staple, set your anxiety levels to DEFCON 5:

Riveters News

  • Huge news for the Riveters as they sign goalie Jenny Scrivens who was a standout for Cornell. [LHH | NHWL announcement]
  • NWHL commish Dani Rylan talks about her longterm goals for the league and women's hockey in New York Magazine.


  • Fashion News Explosion! The Avalanche and Ducks will have new third sweaters next season. Anaheim is bringing back the old Mighty Ducks logo on their more recent orange. [Anaheim Calling] | Colorado can't make up their minds and end up with a pile of derp. [Mile High Hockey] | The possible leak of the Red Wings Stadium Series jersey makes for sad Wingers in Motown.
  • Corey Pronman puts out his prospect rankings for E$PN IN$IDER$ ONLY. The Islanders come in fifth in the NHL from what I hear.
  • This is NOT how you host a movie night, Ducks. Typically, people hosting movie nights provide the movie. [SB Nation]

CCTV asks Andong Song about getting drafted, the Olympics and what this whole "hockey" thing is all about.