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Islanders News: Dogs let out; Pulock outlook soon; Strome mama

Let's hope all the Ryans had a restful night and have a joyous off day.

Boy, you don't know who you're messin' with.
Boy, you don't know who you're messin' with.
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Happy Saturday.

Islanders readings

  • Recaps: LHHNewsday with Cal Clutterbuck ice complaints | NY Post | NY Daily News | Islanders | | NYI SkinnyFFH
  • Ryan Pulock came up from Bridgeport, played less than a full period, then got hurt. If he or the already-injured Nick Leddy can't go on Sunday, Adam Pelech will be recalled. Dr. Jack Capuano was not optimistic about Pulock's situation. [Newsday | NY Post. Both also include the same unsatisfactory answer to the Mathew Barzal lineup conundrum]
  • Congrats to Mr. and Mrs. Strome who had at least one son score last night. [SBN | Bar Down]
  • A view of the game from our English Islanders Fan. [FanPost]
  • Meanwhile in Bridgeport, Joshua Ho-Sang and Michael Dal Colle hooked up for the first of maybe many goals together. [LHHCT Post]
  • Miro Satan on the World Cup, his days as an Islander and his favorite non-ice game, chess. [The Hockey Writers]

Other Stuff

  • The depleted Blackhawks have given up 10 power play goals in their first five games of the season and could be without defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk for a while because of an injury. Good thing they have Brian Campbell, who played forward last night in a loss to Columbus. [Sun-Times]
  • Dale Weise is a True Flyer now, and will serve a three-game suspension for an illegal check. [BSH]
  • Take a deep breath when looking at early season possession stats. [Hockey Wilderness]
  • A video about the history of Cooperalls, the legendary hockey pants of the early 1980's (may be region blocked). []
  • The first in a series of dispatches from the press box of Tampa's Amalie Arena. Lesson one: there is much food. [Raw Charge]

Here's MSG's feature on Brendan Burke, living his dream of being an NHL announcer right in his own backyard.