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Islanders News: Greiss saves, Kasparaitis carries on, defense reviewed

Lithuanian' ain't easy.

The era-appropriate ghost.
The era-appropriate ghost.
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It's Tuesday and you look like you could use some Kasparaitis.

Islanders Reads

  • Thomas Greiss survived jet lag and went 3-0 to help take Germany to the World Championship quarterfinals. [LHH | IIHF]
  • A review of the Islanders defense and what to expect heading into next year. [Newsday]
  • A final prospect look at the trio of forwards who were in their respective OHL, WHL and QMJHL finals. [Isles]
  • Another way of looking at Isles prospects, through various individual "awards" (most improved, underachieved, etc.) [Hockey's Future]
  • Darius Kasparaitis, on his career (which is still continuing, kind of): "If I had gone to the NHL ten years earlier, they would have killed me. And if I had gone ten years later, they would have put me into the penalty box all the time." [IIHF]

From the Beyond

  • Sidney Crosby scored early in overtime to give the Penguins a 3-2 win and even their series with the Lightning at 1-1. [NHL]
  • Jeremy Roenick said more silly things during last night's broadcast, and one target of his critiques scored the overtime winner, naturally. [The Comeback]
  • Some instant learnings from Game 2. []
  • Anton Stralman, who last saw action when he broke his leg in a tangle with Anders Lee, had his 2016 playoff debut and scored a goal (but was out of position on the winner). [NHL]
  • The decision about when Steven Stamkos can comeback, or if during these playoffs, could come soon. [TSN]
  • Dylan McIlrath: Needs to be part of Rangers' future, not a punchline. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • Here is the schedule and times for the [credit card of some sort] Memorial Cup.
  • The Toronto Marlies veterans beat the Albany Devils veterans in Game 7 to reach the AHL East final. [Tor. Star]
  • NHL participation in the 2018 Olympics isn't looking so hot. [Edmonton Journal]