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Islanders News: To Bridgeport, for cuts and game fun; Europe remembers World Cup

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The unholy alliance that took down the Holy Roman Underdogs.

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World Cup Of Hockey 2016 Final - Game Two - Canada v Europe
MIXED FEELINGS.
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  • The Islanders made a few more camp moves, sending some players back to Bridgeport...which is where they are to face the Capitals tonight, so check out the rosters. [LHH]
  • Fornabaio notes that roster includes four recent Isles first-rounders. [Soundin' Off]
  • The season previews and summer overviews are starting to roll out. [Puck Daddy | SUNY]
  • Continuing the "why he could help" coverage of Dennis Seidenberg. [Newsday | THW]
  • Johnny Boychuk is naturally happy to have his ex-Bruins teammate in the orange and blue. [Isles]
  • Here are perhaps the top 10 centers in the Metro and you may have heard of them. [Japers' Rink]
  • Le adorable Parenteau The Younger. Scouts say he needs to work on his skating. [@NYIslanders]

Humor Interlude

  • Just for laughs (okay, and cool vision): Another piece on how the best answer to fixing Penn Station for its intended purpose would be...to kick the Rangers the hell out. [Times]
  • Just for laughs II: It's soccer in this case, but hey there's hope for you Hockey Manager players out there yet. [Guardian]

World Cup Remembered

  • They were a laughingstock coming in for some, but no. No sir. Frans Nielsen: "I’ve never seen anything like it," Nielsen said quietly. "How 23 guys got together that way in a short time and played so well together. I’m going to remember this tournament the rest of my life." [Globe & Mail]
  • "It said something that there was a tremor in his voice as he spoke, that he cared about a team with players from eight European nations -- Slovakia and Slovenia, Norway and Denmark, Germany and France, Switzerland and Austria..." [NHL]
  • Anze Kopitar too. "I don't think I can explain with how much PRIDE I wore this jersey.... @TeamEUR_WCH #nopastandnofuture [@AnzeKopitar]
  • Brad Marchand is on Cloud 9 though. [NHL]
  • Another blow to the Stars as Mattias Janmark is out six months with a knee injury. [Defending Big D]