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Islanders News: Merci Beauvillier; Deadline Decisions; Allergic to Ice


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Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

The Islanders shut out the Habs on the road, are 2-0 on their road trip and are still clinging to a playoff spot (thanks to points percentage) after Boston's 4-1 win in Los Angeles. It’s Friday and it’s going to be 70 degrees today and tomorrow. Now’s a good time for a deep breath.

Islanders things

  • Recaps: LHH | Newsday | NHL.comNYI Skinny | EOTP
  • Relive Anthony Beauvillier's (and his dad's) great moment again and again. [SBN]
  • Doug Weight looks at the bright sides of the Islanders many recent injuries. [Newsday]
  • Arthur Staple answers your mail about the trade deadline and... the trade deadline. [Newsday]
  • Bracken Kearns' recall means Tanner Fritz gets a new line [Soundin' Off]. Whoever's in, the Sound Tigers have their own playoff push to worry about. [CT Post]
  • Parker Wotherspoon scored a goal in Tri-City's win over Portland on Wednesday. [Tri-City Herald]
  • King Kullen and Vita Coco Coconut Water want to help you meet John Tavares at an Islanders game. Because Long Island. [King Kullen]

Around the NHL

  • Last nights NHL scores. In addition to the Bruins win, the Leafs get a point out of a shootout loss to the Rangers.
  • The Penguins traded a second (2nd!) round pick and prospect to the Hurricanes for 82-year old Ron Hainsey. [Pensburgh]
  • So apparently Kevin Shattenkirk was all but traded but he didn't want to sign an extension with the receiving team, believed to be the Lightning. [Puck Daddy]
  • Travis Yost looks at the ramifications of the Senators maybe trading Curtis Lazar and invokes a name we're very familiar with (and maybe bitter about) around here. []
  • The Coyotes almost had enough votes for a new arena until they didn't. [AZ Central]
  • The life of an oft-traded NHL can have it's advantages and disadvantages. Like lots of jerseys for your kids' rooms. []
  • Imagine being a hockey player who's allergic to ice. This kid at Quinnipiac is living that exact scenario [SBN]. I know a guy who works at a pizzeria who's allergic to flour. Guess you gotta do what you gotta do.

Great goal, kid. But, beyond that: THE JACKET IS BACK.