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Islanders News: There should be a game tonight

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I feel like if the Isles didn’t play last night, they would’ve played tonight. Y’know?

NHL: FEB 25 Rangers at Islanders
Koivula deserves some time on the cover.
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Winter came in with a bang, huh? Although it’s going to warm back up this weekend. Why do I always talk about the weather in this space?

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Islanders News

  • Arthur Staple’s got one more mailbag for all of you about to go postal. It’s the miscellaneous mailbag, filled with arena and ownership discussion and his Doc Emrick story. [The Athletic]
  • Otto Koivula and Anatoly Golyshev are playing well right now and there is no news on Oliver Wahlstrom’s injury. [Islanders Prospect Report]
  • Uwe Krupp joined the Isles’ site to talk about what he’s been up to since retirement. [Alumni Corner]
  • Mets fans are salivating over new ownership, having seen what a good ownership group can do to a franchise like the Islanders. [NYI Hockey Now]
  • Stan Fischler recalls the 1993-94 season, the first without Bill Torrey behind the scenes. [Maven’s Memories]
  • Pediatric cancer survivors earned a private tour of UBS Arena. [Islanders]

Elsewhere

  • What does the next Return to Play plan look like? Well, it’s not too certain yet. [ESPN]
  • We do know there won’t be a Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2021, though. [Sportsnet]
  • In the meantime, want to project World Juniors rosters? Of all the kids, only one Islander is projected to make a national team: Simon Holmstrom for the Swedes. [The Athletic]