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Islanders Gameday News: Jacket fitting; Cappy the mensch; Boulton the Immortal

Watch what happens!

He's real good now.
He's real good now.
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After a day off, the Islanders are back at it, tonight at home against Columbus. Two points would be nice.

FIG picks go here. Game time is 7 pm.

Islanders links

  • Thomas Greiss was the NHL's Second Star of the Week after a couple of shutouts. Sign this dude, already. [LHH]
  • Doug Weight gave his guys the day off on Monday after a draining week. But there's still work to do. [Newsday]
  • Shannon Hogan says goodbye to Jack Capuano who by all accounts was a pleasure to work with. [MSG Networks]
  • The Point Blank Podcast goes live for a video version covering the Islanders's recent run of play. But the passion is still the same.
  • If you don't know who Jax Taylor is or you've never heard of Vanderpump Rules, don't read this. [LHH]
  • After a long hiatus, Altar of Bossy returns to invoke The Wolf to clean up the Islanders' mess. [Warning: Rated T for Teen with Violence and Blood]
  • Niagara fans have voted and Ryan Strome is named the Best Ice Dogs center of all time. [Ice Dogs]
  • Congrats to prospect Collin Adams for being named one of the USHL's Players of the Week.
  • Eric Boulton is the last of a dying breed, still plying his trade after 20 years. [Hockey News]

Around the NHL

Greiss stops by NHL Now to talk about his Second Star honor and mountain biking and to say no, really, the commute to the arena in Brooklyn is fine and in fact better than it is in San Jose and Arizona.