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Islanders News: Ziggy, Satan and the Other Jonsson

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Revisiting some old Islanders who made international fame.

Zigmund Palffy #16...
The lone light in a dark time. A lighthouse of hockey if you will.

A good Friday and final day of May to you.

Islanders Reading (and Listening)

  • In the latest Islanders Anxiety, Dan and Mike discuss the Brock Nelson contract and the sexy potential of Noah Dobson, as well as some outstanding international former Isles. [LHH]
  • Not a lot else happening just now. But the Isles are recycling so we’ll recycle too: The blueline’s progress this year. [Isles] And Maven revisits Bossy’s 50-in-50. [Isles]

ICYMI, Steve plugged this yesterday but it’s worth revisiting (and adding to) the replies (“still think there’s hope for john tavares” is a great comic interlude):

Stanley Cup Final

  • The NHL has suspended Oskar Sundqvist for one game and this is their explanation of his decision-making as depicted by frame-by-frame video. [NHL video]
  • His victim, Matt Grzelcyk, is in concussion protocol and did not travel with the team for Game 3. [NHL]
  • On a defensive-minded Stanley Cup final. [TSN]
  • Craig Berube is “saying there’s a chance” Vince Dunn will return for Game 3. [NHL]

Elsewhere

  • Nikita Zaitsev has requested a trade out of Toronto just two years into his seven(!)-year contract, presumably because #lifewithTavares, while Kyle Dubas still hopes (hee hee) to get Mitch Marner signed by July 1. [TSN | PPP]
  • In review: Was this Joe Pavelski’s swan song in San Jose? [Fear the Fin]
  • A look at a few late risers among European prospects for this month’s NHL draft. [Broad Street Hockey]