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Ay, Rocco!

Like Medusa, the sight of Nick Leddy's full head of hair is too much for humans to stand.
Like Medusa, the sight of Nick Leddy's full head of hair is too much for humans to stand.
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He said it. Not me:

Enjoy your Wednesday.

Islanders links

  • Recaps: LHH | Newsday | NY Post | NY Daily NewsIslanders | NHL.comNYI Skinny | BSB
  • Not a bad day for Scott Mayfield. In Bridgeport in the morning, scoring goals at Barclays in the evening. [Newsday]

  • Brooksie has concerns (and the Rangers have injuries). [NY Post]
  • Per Elliotte Friedman and Darren Dreger, Jon Ledecky may have also talked to former Vancouver brass Mike Gillis and Laurence Gilman about the team president gig. great... [LHH]
  • Ledecky also spent the game surrounded by Islanders alumni including Bryan Trottier and Ed Westfall. [Newsday]
  • Finally, the owner and Sparky were at JFK for a Rotary Club event. It happened at Hangar 81, not to be confused with Hangar 18. [Islanders Gallery]
  • This Brett Cyrgalis story about the search for a winger for John Tavares isn't that bad, but the headline is some Grade A fear mongering from The Post.
  • Due to injuries, the Sound Tigers have recalled Kyle Schempp from Missouri and signed the awesomely named Rocco Carzo to a PTO. [CT Post]
  • The best man for the Islanders' team president position might be our own Khan Noonian Singh. Those late 20th century eugenics experiments might finally pay off for humanity. [FanPost]

Around the NHL

  • Last night's NHL scores.
  • Scary scene in Newark last night as a hit from Taylor Hall knocked Vancouver defenseman Philip Larsen out cold. Larsen had to be stretchered off but he was later awake when taken to a hospital. [AP]
  • An autopsy reveals that former NHL Marek Svatos died due to a drug overdose. [SBN]
  • The league is looking into moving into new digs in NYC. [NY Post]
  • And here are the leaders in All Star voting after one week. Weird, Jean-Francois Berube isn't one of them... [NHL.com]

And now it's in my head (but why did they edit the song for this video?)