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Islanders News: "A fresh, hellish twist on a terrible habit"

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Just trying to capture the spirit of the thing.

These poor bastards have no idea what's about to happen.
These poor bastards have no idea what's about to happen.
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I know the last thing anyone wants to do right now is cover themselves in Islanders-related paraphernalia, but please don’t forget the weekend sale going on at Gameday Depot for all of our Lighthouse Hockey apparel.

If you were thinking about buying a shirt for yourself or someone else, do it now. And think of the donations. Thank you.

Now, on to the "news:"

Islanders stuff

  • Recaps: LHH | Newsday on a "hellish" game in San Jose | | NYI Skinny | FTF
  • So Ryan Strome was scratched. Again. Because his scoring has dried up. Again. The kid needs help. [Newsday]
  • Arthur Staple did an impromptu airport Q&A late last night. You can read the inquiries and his responses here. Thanks as always to Art for doing these. They do make us feel a little better (I think).
  • The Islanders and their significant others and all of their many, many canine friends still love Long Island. [NY Times]
  • Speaking of pets, you can order the Islanders Pucks and Paws calendar here.
  • Bridgeport beat Wilkes-Barre Scranton last night and have won four straight. [CT Post | Soundin' Off on hard workin' Sound Tigers]
  • Prospect Collin Adams has been named to the U.S. Junior team for the World Junior-A Challenge coming up in Alberta. [Freep]


  • Some teams can overcome not being in a playoff position at Thanksgiving. The Panthers think they can. [Miami Herald]
  • Every team has bad contracts and Down Goes Brown neatly categorizes them all. [Sportsnet]
  • Big defenseman Matt Carle, most recently of the Predators but previous with Philly and Tampa, has retired. [Tennessean]