If you are all Arboured out, this isn’t the link roundup for you. On the other hand, if you’re all Arboured out, you don’t know what you’re missing.
- I had to write why the guy was truly something much more than a pro sports coach. [LHH]
- Brian Compton’s recap of yesterday’s Al Arbour memorial was fantastic. [NHL]
- The official site has more, plus photos. [Isles]
- Newsday with story -- the practice rink is now Al Arbour Rink -- and photos.
- A little more here. [Inside Hockey]
- The Post took a "John Ledecky gets it" angle. [Post]
- Remember that if you are moved by Arbour and the conditions that took him too soon, you can donate to the Center for Dementia Research by buying any of our t-shirts.
- Meanwhile, upgrades at Barclays are happening, says Ledecky. [Newsday]
- And here's Jaroslav Halak in his Team Euro career. [Isles Twitter (but not #IslesTwitter)]
- NHL prospects talk about what they expect, with a brief came from Mathew Barzal. [National Post]
Why your team sucks, Canucks edition. [PPP]
More on the Ice Guardians film project. [THN]
John "the other" Madden will coach the Blue Jackets' Monsters affiliate. Which means he won't get a PTO from the Isles, I guess. [Blue Jackets]