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Islanders Gameday News: The food at this restaurant is terrible. And the portions are so small.

Another one? sigh...

Just out of reach.
Just out of reach.
Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

FIG picks for tonight’s home game against Jersey can be left here. Whatever. I'm going back to Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Nothing left to see here.

Islanders stuff

  • Recaps for sadists: LHHNewsday's recap is just dire, man. | IslandersNHL.comNYI SkinnyBSH
  • Doug Weight was not a happy man after the game, saying the game was shit. He's not wrong. [PHTMSG Video]
  • As Johnny Boychuk returns from injury, it appears Mathew Barzal has mononucleosis. Get better, dude. [Newsday]
  • Okay, so here's an actual good thing to read about the Islanders. Andrew Berkshire, now of Sportsnet, says John Tavares should be a finalist for the Selke Trophy and he has the numbers to back it up.
  • Elite Sports NY Q's and A's with Brendan Burke.
  • Taylor Cammarata, drafted by the Islanders out of the University of Minnesota in what feels like 1952, has signed an ATO with the Sound Tigers. [LHH | BSH]
  • And congrats to his new teammate Kyle Burroughs on being named the Sound Tigers Man of the Year. [BST]
  • Pat LaFontaine was on hand as the Islanders donated $30,000 worth of CCM hockey equipment to Brooklyn kids. [Metro]
  • Spend some time with the Islanders dads. They look like fun. [Islanders]
  • Anders Lee's Kan Jam fundraiser got some help from some local kids who raised money for it. Kudos, kids. [LI Herald]
  • The ribbon cutting for the renovated Nassau Coliseum is today. [Newsday]

Meanwhile, with teams worth watching...

  • Last night's NHL scores. It's over, Johnny.
  • This Sam Reinhart benching situation in Buffalo is weird. Every coach is weird. [Buffalo News]
  • What's with all the little chops to the hands players get these days? []
  • A former Senators exec is suing owner Eugene Melnyk perhaps forgetting that getting money out of Melnyk is nearly impossible. [Puck Daddy]
  • Who are the top GM candidates this summer? Asking for a friend... [E$PN IN$IDER$]
  • Also for ESPN Insider subscribers, what makes playoff dark horses tick? Might see a lot of bleu, blanc et rouge this spring.
  • David Clarkson became a punch line thanks that insane contract but good on him for finding a new purpose as a high school hockey coach. [Puck Daddy]