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Islanders News: Hip tweets, charity efforts, and Vesey Day

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It's a little thin, I'll admit.

Jan. 18, 2010: Two men who will draw top-10 ire among LHH commenters appear in the same frame.
Jan. 18, 2010: Two men who will draw top-10 ire among LHH commenters appear in the same frame.
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Islanders Reads

If you can find some Islanders news, you are welcome to post it (or manufacture it) here. For now all we got is tweets.

  • A little more about that last one here. [CT Post]
  • Also, good results from that charity fundraiser featuring Jon Sim and Andrew MacDonald, who you may (probably) didn't like as Islanders but you can at least concede they're good dudes. [NG News]

Beyond Islanders Tweets

An agent angles to drum up activity for his client:

  • Oh, and so does another. It's Jimmy Vesey Day across the NHL (the Nashville NCAA draft pick, since traded to Buffalo, becomes a free agent tonight), and the agent has been pressing all the buttons. [Post | Yahoo]
  • If you are dreaming of Kucherov, I mean good luck, he's just another RFA in the same situation as unsigned Ryan Strome. [Raw Charge]
  • Noting this "we redrew the NHL logos as soccer crests" only because they made poor Anaheim look like Tottenham's Pigeon Badge F.C. logo. [Sportsnet Bar Down]
  • Continuing a series, weird things from Florida Panthers lore. [Puck Daddy]
  • Look, it's mid-August so of course we're going to talk about some preseason KHL "save of the year candidate." [Puck Daddy]