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Islanders News: Grinding Down; Toews & Quinnipiac move on; Yak wants to pack

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Calms, storms and all that.

Take a seat.
Take a seat.
James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

The Islanders have extended their Easter break for another day. They're back in Brooklyn tomorrow night for a rematch with the Hurricanes.

Islanders links

  • Wait. Were there really no Islanders stories from yesterday? I guess everyone needs a break.
  • But AATJ still brings their Metro snapshot.
  • This will have to do. Devon Toews and top-seeded Quinnipiac are going to the Frozen Four after a 4-1 win over UMass-Lowell. [SBN] The rides are over for Kyle Schempp (Ferris State) and Doyle Sommerby (BU) after tough losses this weekend.

Other stuff

  • The Rangers didn't do the Islanders any favors last night. [BSB]
  • Claude Giroux should be the in the Flyers line-up tonight after a scary hit Saturday in Glendale. [BSH]
  • OMG The Devils have sent Cory Schneider to Albany! (for conditioning). [Fire & Ice]
  • Speaking of scary, Clarke MacArthur details just how difficult it is to come back from concussions. [Ottawa Citizen]
  • Nail Yakupov had asked the Oilers for a trade prior to the deadline. [Puck Daddy]
  • More college: Tony Granato might take over at Wisconsin [WIIM] | Who is Jimmy Vesey and why are the Predators breathlessly waiting for him? [OTF]
  • The Taiwanese Women's team won the Women's Challenge Cup of Asia. [PPP]
  • Journeyman Jason Labarbera has more concerns than just hotel living. [The Hockey News]