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Islanders News: Mallrat to Europe, Donovan too? New Mo' look

Found a new mall to haunt.

Taking my stuff and heading north.
Taking my stuff and heading north.
Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Well, it's a Wednesday anyway.

Islanders-Related Substance

  • The Islanders' ECHL affiliate Missouri Mavericks unveiled a new uniform. Not terribly different. Still very RBK-ified. [Sportslogos]
  • Shane Prince had a question about the trade that brought his former teammate Mika Zibanejad to the Rangers. [Twitter]
  • Former Sound Tiger and (briefly) Islander Kael the Mallrat has gone to Europe. (Michael Fornabaio heard that Matt Donovan might too.) [Sverige]

Not 'Round Here

  • More about the Zibanejad trade though: The Ottawa gamble on experience [Ottawa Citizen] And the Senators rather cheap move that cost them a 2nd-round pick to seal the deal. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • 30 NHL players who sound like rejected Pokemon. [Yahoo]
  • Reflecting on the saga that was watching Steve Stamkos maybe leave for free agency except not. [Two for Spearing]
  • On that note, his agent Pat Morris talks free agency, though mostly in Bettmanese. [TSS]
  • A little more on how the "lockout/buyout-protected" signing bonuses could be an issue in the next CBA. (Ahh! That word!) [TSN]
  • Jason LaBarbera has retired from goaltending to become goaltending coach for the WHL Calgary Hitmen. [Hitmen]
  • Phil Kessel brought the Stanley Cup to Toronto's hospitalized youth. We eagerly await Steve Simmons' response. [NHL]
  • George McPhee said he'd like to be one of those GMs who wins a Cup in his second job. A look at the history. [Sin Bin]
  • Is Joffrey Lupul done? [Leafs Nation]
  • ATTENTION HIRING MANAGER: Brandon Prust would really like a (NHL) job. [Puck Daddy]
  • Inside the women's league re-signing process. [SCOC]
  • A must: Down Goes Brown grades NHL celebrity captains of 1991. (Yes, that really happened.) [Sportsnet]
  • A Wings-specific Pokemon sendup that I don't understand, but looks funny if you do. [WIIM]