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Islanders News: The next stop is, Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center

Transfers available to a 2-1 lead in the series.

Can't he just take the D straight to Coney Island?
Can't he just take the D straight to Coney Island?
Robert Duyos-USA TODAY Sports

Game Three is tomorrow night at Barclays Center. You know how they call United Center the "Madhouse on Madison? Make Barclays the "Asylum on Atlantic Avenue."

Islanders links

  • Recaps: LHH | Newsday | NY Post | Islanders | | NYI Skinny | LBC
  • About that first ever playoff game in Kings County. Time to set some new noise records and make some new memories: Newsday | CBS NY | Point Blank
  • It's been a wild season for Ryan Strome, who has pushed himself further so far in the playoffs (posted after Game 1). []
  • Matt Martin made friends behind enemy lines in the Esiason household, and learned about giving back to the community. [Newsday]
  • Denis Potvin talks about his affinity for the Panthers, says he won't talk about Nassau Coliseum because of politics, then talks about Nassau Coliseum and politics. []
  • Quinnipiac defenseman Devon Toews signs his ELC with the Islanders and some idiot blogger's got lame jokes about his last name. [LHH | QU Chronicle]
  • The Sound Tigers sealed the deal and are in the playoffs for the first time since 2012 after a 3-2 win at Portland. Bracken Kearns's third period goal was the winner. [CT Post]
  • Mathew Barzal was pointless, but Seattle beat Everett 2-1 on Friday to take a 3-1 lead in the series. Game 5 is tonight. [T-Birds]
  • CSKA are on the ropes after a 2-1 OT loss to Metallurg in the Gagarin Cup final. Ilya Sorokin had 24 saves but his team's skaters have gone cold after Game 1.
  • Newest Sound Tiger and short-time Frontenac Michael Dal Colle had a big impact on the latter franchise's culture. [Whig]
  • Misha Song is still doing his part in growing hockey in China. []

Other Things

  • Detroit is down 2-0 to Tampa Bay after a testy, melee-marred Game 2 loss. [WIIM]
  • Meanwhile in St. Louis, the Blues lost to both the Blackhawks and the Video Reviews. [SBN]
  • And the Predators have a 1-0 lead on the Ducks after a 3-2 win in Anaheim last night. [OTF]
  • For Game 2 of the Rangers-Penguins series, Henrik Lundqvist should be in, but Dan Girardi will be out and Evgeni Malkin and Marc-Andre Fleury are up-in-the-air. [ preview]
  • Arik Parnass does god's work visualizing power play performances. [NHL Special Teams]
  • This insult cannot stand. Expect a trade request to be on your desk in the morning, Cliff Fletcher. [Hockey Wilderness]
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