See, I told you he'd find a way into the game somehow. (But, for real, I hope everything was cordial and friendly.)
New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) February 3, 2016
- Recaps: LHH | Newsday | NY Post | NY Daily News | Islanders | NHL.com (all new!) | NYI Skinny | Wilderness
- The guys were happy for J-F Berube on his first win as an Islander
- That snow-postponed game against the Flyers is now the Islanders' final game of the regular season. [LHH]
- The Hockey Buzz podcast talks to sports anthropologist Jillian Fisher about her Blue and Orange Army experience.
- Mikhail Prokhorov completes his purchase of the Nets, Barclays and Nassau Coliseum from Bruce Ratner. [Nets Daily]
- Want to hear NHLers' including John Tavares give their thoughts on the falling Canadian dollar? Well, here you go. [The AP]
Back to work, everyone
- Looks like Connor McDavid's clavicle is okay.
McDAVID. IS. BACK.https://t.co/J2vjqimBcJ— NHL (@NHL) February 3, 2016
- We're still waiting for a decision on Dennis Wideman's fate, but Elliotte Friedman's 30 Thoughts looks at all the sides (and a lot of All Star tidbits]
- The Stars are a long way from the steamroller they were at beginning of the season. [DMN]
- Vancouver placed Brandon Prust on waivers, and Nucks Misconduct is all broken up about it. Winging it in Motown presents a nuanced and thorough examination of whether the Red Wings should pick him up.
- The Flames also put the journeyman's journeyman Mason Raymond on waivers. [M&G]
- Johnny Gaudreau was born to be a hockey player (in south Jersey, of all places). [Players Trib]
- Will Michael Grabner be on the move again very soon? [PPP]
- The Leafs will have a new primary logo next season. Yep, it's still foliage. [Sportsnet]
- Darcy Regier is leaving the Coyotes for personal reasons. [AZ Central]
- That petition to get Mike Milbury off of NBC has over 10,000 signers. [Awful Announcing]
- Did you watch last Friday night's All Star Game music extravaganza on NBC SN? I did. If you did, too, we are part of a very, very exclusive club. [Puck Daddy]
And he gets the seat of honor next to Shannon Hogan and the live studio audience.