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Islanders Gameday News: Ho-Sang’s demotion; Bridgeport bookkeeping; Hrudey & Arbour

Also, Staple answers your questions.

NHL: New York Islanders at Minnesota Wild
Let the battle resume.
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A two-game swing through the Central Time Zone begins tonight in Minnesota. FIGs can go here. Don’t pick Ho-Sang. :(

Islanders News

  • Why shouldn’t you pick Ho-Sang for the FIG? He’s been sent down. [Newsday | LHH | CT Post]
  • Arthur Staple tries to make some sense of the move as part of his mailbag. [Newsday]
  • This team somehow keeps finding ways for him to not get into the lineup. [NY Post]
  • Craig Morgan thinks John Tavares would be the perfect fit for the Coyotes, but believes there’s no way he doesn’t re-sign with the Isles.
  • Breaking down Casey Cizikas staying on for the 5-on-3 kill with no stick and one glove. [NY Post]
  • Another foggy day in Bridgeport, apparently. [Soundin’ Off]
  • And a council committee is backing the proposed amphitheater at the baseball field at Harbor Yard. [CT Post]
  • David Quenneville is up to 18 points in 10 games after his Tigers’ win over Red Deer.
  • Kelly Hrudey’s new book mentions his relationship with Al Arbour, a man thought of like a father to many former Islanders.


  • Marc Bergevin says the answer to the Habs’ woes is “in that room.” [TSN]
  • The Golden Knights will allow Vadim Shipachyov to look for a trade. What a saga.