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We have sent the Boulton for special offseason training.

Like you wouldn't lose your composure if you met Bobby Nystrom?
Like you wouldn't lose your composure if you met Bobby Nystrom?
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

No new signings, no big interviews, no controversy. But we've got some Boulton.

Islanders Things

  • Eric Boulton is ready for battle. Like, Fort Bragg ready. [Twitter]
  • Register now for the Islanders Children's Foundation Golf Outing. [Isles]
  • It sounds like the Gulls youth team will get to play at the Islanders practice facility again. This is evidently controversial and the organization accuses the Isles of "trying to cripple" it. [Newsday]

More Significant than Any of All This

Our own Keith Quinn, when not doing a BAD JOB!1, does nice things. Check out the summer benefit for the ELIJA School and kids with autism. Facebook event details here. Kickstarter here.

I Suppose There are Other Teams

  • (Re)signings galore (yes but Casey Cizikas...): Mike Hoffman for four years in Ottawa [Silver Seven] Petr Mrazek for two years in Detroit. [WIIM] Freshly bought-out Matt Carle lands in Nashville on the cheap. [Tennesseean] Bill Peters as coach for two more years in Carolina. [Puck Daddy]
  • Hot NCAA prospect Jimmy Vesey expected to flirt with the Hawks, Rangers. [Puck Daddy]
  • Chris Kreider aims to play "fast, mean, imposing" which I assume is code for "run even MORE goalies." [Newsday]
  • How to top teams structure their salary cap? [Flames Nation]
  • The New York Riveters turn to Asia for a goalie in Sojung Shin of the South Korean national team. [NWHL]
  • Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand recruited David Backes to Boston Bruins [CSNNE]
  • Your long wait to learn the NHL 17 soundtrack is now over. [TSN]
  • BREAKING: NHL players on Twitter can run into difficulties. [SI]
  • Want to cover women's hockey? SB Nation's upcoming women's hockey site is looking for staffers (and a name, BTW). Join the team. [SBN]