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Islanders News: Red Salvation; Hamonic non-update; Ladd sale

Buckle up for the weekend doorbuster sale.

Sorry, Dougie.
Sorry, Dougie.
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The Islanders now get to spend two whole days in Alberta before Sunday night's game in Edmonton. I can't even imagine the type of excitement they might find.

Islanders links

  • Recaps: LHHNewsdayIslanders | NHL.comNYI Skinny | M&G
  • Re-live Josh Bailey's OT winner again and again. [LHH]
  • Thomas Hickey, who tied the game in the third period, enjoys playing in his hometown. [Newsday]
  • Add Travis Hamonic's agent to the list of people saying he won't be traded at the deadline. []
  • Newsday has more on Hamonic's status, the UFA forwards and the run-up to Monday.
  • Bridgeport's Thursday practice was without a sick Mike Halmo. [Soundin' Off]
  • Forgotten man Kevin Czuczman is a trusted veteran member of the Bridgeport blueline. [CT Post]
  • Revisiting the Sound Tigers time of Brock Nelson. [BST]
  • Third String Goalie focuses his attention on the career of Eric Cairns.

Beyond the 'Dome

  • Scratch Andrew Ladd off your Christmas list. He's back in Chicago now after Winnipeg traded him for Marko Dano and a bunch of other things. [SCH]
  • Scratch James van Riemsdyk off of everything because he's done for the season with an injury [PPP]. Joffrey Lupul, too [PPP]. Oh, and the Habs' Jeff Petry, too [EOTP]. Yeesh.
  • The SBN Blog Council convenes to guess deadline moves.
  • Steve Yzerman wants to end the Jonathan Drouin saga by the deadline if he can. [Raw Charge]
  • The Flyers are reportedly in on Drouin because of course they are. [BSH]
  • Down Goes Brown on the many emotions fans feel when their team makes a trade. [Sportsnet]
  • It's almost March and the Panthers are still leading their division. What gives? [LBC]
  • The NHL might be looking at an outdoor game on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. [The Hockey News]
  • Finalists for this year's Patty Kazmaier Award for the most outstanding NCAA women's hockey player have been announced. [SBN College Hockey]
  • It's been a bad, bad year in Toronto for Michael Grabner. [Hockey Writers]
  • Ryan Kesler's hockey inspiration was the virtual Red Wings team in NHL '94 for the Sega Genesis. Nice. [TSS]