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[Mini-Bits]: More Dobson; The Kids are Alright

Also, the year of the condor.

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2018 NHL Draft - Portraits
He’s all the rage in Canada right now.
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It’s brutally hot out there, folks. Stay cool today. Don’t go outside; sit on your computer and read Bits all day.

Islanders News

  • Since the previous Bits, numbers 24, 23, and 22 in the Top 25U25 Islanders series. No spoilers, you’ll have to find out for yourself. [#24 | #23 | #22]
  • Bon voyage, mon ami: Shane Prince is taking his little red Corvette to Switzerland. [LHH]
  • Mike B posted Part 3 of his “Cheaper than Therapy” saga. Stay tuned for more. [LHH]
  • VIDEO: Noah Dobson’s development was helped by his year in Austria, as well as the Memorial Cup win. [TSN]
  • Billy Smith is eager to play in the Timmins NHL Celebrity Golf Tournament at Hollinger Golf Club.
  • Oh hey:


  • Dobson wasn’t the only defenseman to garner attention at the World Junior Summer Showcase; Quinn Hughes made an even bigger name for himself, as well. [The Province]
  • Remember when those crazy bastards at the Bakersfield Condors thought bringing a condor to the arena wouldn’t have been a problem? That was five years ago. Re-live it! [The Athletic]