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Islanders News: More Carp lad, more Ladd fish

Also: Stan Fischler is happy.

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Ottawa Senators v New York Islanders
Summer means more time to spend with the cuteness.
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Is it Friday? It’s Friday.

Islanders Material

  • Andrew Ladd took a turn with NHL Tonight to talk about things like giant fish and next season. [NHL video]
  • Seeing Clavin de Haan re-signed makes Stan Fischler happy, and reminds him of the long road from draft day 2009. [MSG]
  • Ex-Islanders and ex-many-team NHLer Brent Sopel holds a clinic for dyslexic children. [NHL]
  • New Isles assistant coach Kelly Buchberger was among the crew reminiscing at a Glen Sather golf tournament that raised $425,000 for the ‘90s-era Oilers’ small-market money problems charity. [RM Outlook]
  • Bridgeport police will play a scholarship fundraiser to benefit an officer’s daughter who lost her mom. Sound Tigers coach Brent Thompson will coach the police. [CT Post]
  • The Bruins hope adding longtime Islanders goalie coach Mike Dunham as goalie development coach will help things. [CBS Boston]


Uh-oh, don’t tell the Penguins fans but Vegas’s Vadim Shipachev expects to wear #87...

  • Jack Eichel and the Sabres appear headed toward an eight-year deal. The conclusion of which will surely lead everyone to wonder whether he wants to stay in Buffalo. [Die by the Blade]
  • Brutal: Promising young Coyotes blueliner Jakob Chychrun is out with knee surgery. [FFH]
  • Longtime Senator and Predator Mike Fisher retires after 17 seasons, thanks Nashville. [NHL | Tennesseean]
  • Flames GM Brad Treliving hired his old boss from the Coyotes, Don Maloney. [Flames]
  • Olympic drug watchdog and IOC member Dick Pound thinks the NHL is wrong to skip the 2018 Olympics. [Sportsnet]