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Sunday Islanders News: Bridgeport breakdowns; Defensive decisions; Amanda Kessel takes New York

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After a quick trip to the country, it's back to Brooklyn.

Washington Capitals v New York Islanders
Again. Old picture.
Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Happy Sunday. Jets-Seahawks are on at 1 p.m., Giants-Vikings is tonight tomorrow night.

Until then...

Islanders news

  • Recapping the Islanders 2-1 loss to the Capitals in Bridgeport last night. [LHH | Islanders]
  • The detailed recap from Sound Tigers beatwriter Michael Fornabaio focuses on Ryan Pulock, Adam Pelech and Scott Mayfield and who will end up back in Bridgeport (better not be Pulock).
  • Fornabaio's post-gamer covers the Bridgeport coaches and other connections from last night.
  • The prospects have impressed the coaches so far at training camp. Sadly, some are going to be cut. [Newsday]
  • The Islanders are helping Team Beijing realize their hockey dreams. [NHL.com]
  • kcNYI wants to get Barclays area meet-up going for the opener on Oct. 13. [FanPost]

Other Stuff

  • Christian Ehrhoff will be at Bruins camp on a PTO. [SCoC]
  • St. Louis' Jaden Schwartz will be out four weeks with an elbow injury. [StL GT]
  • The Riveters' Amanda Kessel is already one of New York's best hockey players, and making a fraction of a fraction of what the other ones make. [NY Post]
  • Did... did Claude Giroux steal the World Cup of Hockey trophy? Broad Street Hockey has some damning photo evidence.