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Islanders Gameday News: Cizikas on IR; Swaggin’ on ‘em; Yash is back (in Ottawa)

Also, listen to Anders Lee “celebrate” his two goals.

NHL: New York Islanders at Tampa Bay Lightning
We’ll miss ya, bud.
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Setting out on their own, the Islanders play four games in the next six nights, each on the road. Tonight, they are in South Florida for a date with the Panthers. Leave your FIGs here before the 7:30 p.m. start.

Islanders News

  • Casey Cizikas was placed on IR retroactive to last week, but is still day-to-day. [Islanders]
  • The Islanders may have caught Doug Weight’s swagger - I’ve heard it’s been going around lately. [NHL]
  • Anders Lee was mic’d up for his two-goal game against the Senators the other night. Have a listen. [MSG]
  • The Sound Tigers lost Saturday night after Utica scored a late goal to take the game. [CT Post]
  • And lost a lazy and sloppy game on Sunday to Providence. [CT Post | Soundin’ Off | Sound Tigers]
  • David Quenneville had a goal to trigger a Teddy Bear toss during Medicine Hat’s lost to Brandon. [Tigers | Medicine Hat News]
  • Nick Pastujov scored for Michigan to help put away USNTDP. [Michigan Daily]
  • Kelly Hrudey discusses Travis Green’s coaching style and how it was affected by Al Arbour. [Sportsnet VIDEO]
  • Andrew Ladd and Johnny Boychuk visited a Hicksville elementary school to sign autographs and hang with the kids. [Hicksville Patch]

All Around You

  • Last night’s NHL scores.
  • Old friend Alexei Yashin seems to have made amends with his first NHL organization, as he was invited back to play in the Senators alumni game. [Ottawa Sun]
  • The NHL is hoping the salary cap could bump up to around $80 million next year. [Sportsnet]
  • The increase in offense this season, league-wide, doesn’t appear to be slowing down. [NHL]
  • Mark Scheifele is the NHL’s biggest fan. No, I am! [Sportsnet]
  • Paul Bissonnette’s (BizNasty’s) new mockumentary aims to show the lighter side of NHL players. [Sportsnet]