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Islanders News: Turgeon on Arbour, Return of McDonald

“Al was able to get in your mind and make you believe you could go through a brick wall.”

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The first link today covers two of my favorite Islanders- (and Blues-, as it happens) associated people ever.

Islanders Reading

  • Alumni Corner, Pierre Turgeon on Al Arbour: “He was like a dad to us.” [Isles]
  • The Islanders will host “The Last Game” project for climate change awareness. [Isles]
  • Colin McDonald, Official Friend of Tavares and Fan of the Lamoriellos, is back in the organization on a deal with the Sound Tigers. [CT Post | Soundin’ Off]
  • McDonald was one of four newly announced signings by Bridgeport. [BST]

Speaking of Colin McDonald, he plays a small role in this nice story:

Some fun:


  • McKenna has landed a post-playing gig as broadcaster with Vegas. [Knights on Ice]
  • It’s kind of crazy that Jake Gardiner isn’t signed yet, but maybe the Coyotes will be the team. [Five For Howling]
  • SIx ways the NHL can improve the in-arena experience. [ESPN]