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Islanders News: Well, that was a little... deflating

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May your boxes be lucrative.

Are those nachos?
Are those nachos?
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Apparently, there’s some sort of American football game going on today. Probably just in time to step away from the Islanders for a day. The results of the last two games were disappointing and they have a packed week coming up starting tomorrow.

Enjoy the wings.

Islanders stuff

  • Recaps: LHH | Newsday | NY Post | Islanders | NHL.com | NYI Skinny | Canes Country
  • Last night was You Can Play Night and Islanders ambassador Casey Cizikas says we need to accept each other as family. [Newsday | NHL.com]
  • Yes, Doug Weight reads the analytics, so says the man himself. Also, Cal Clutterbuck's newest injury is in an old place. [NY Post]
  • Stan Fischler's notes and takes about the NY Metro Three. [MSG Networks]
  • Eight was enough for the Sound Tigers, who had their winning streak stopped by a 3-2 loss to Springfield. [CT Post | Soundin' Off]

Other stuff

  • Last night's NHL scores. Lots of goals, lots of points handed out.
  • Minor moves: The Leafs claimed defenseman Alexey Marchenko and waived their version of J-F Berube, Frank Corrado. [PPP] | The Devils traded forward Vernon Fiddler to the Predators for a fourth round pick. [AATJ]
  • You know who not enough people talk about as being ridiculously good? Nicklas Backstrom. [WaPo]
  • Video: The Maven also spent some time with Brooklyn native and Department of Player Safety head Damian Echevarrieta. [MSG Network]
  • The Flames enjoyed their practice outside in Central Park. Now they need to just beat the Rangers this afternoon at MSG. [The AP]
  • Man, this was 10 years ago? Still the best I've seen. Good luck tonight, Gaga. [SBN]