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Lighthouse Hockey Nov 10, 2014

Flex Position: Fantasy Football lends insight into Brian Strait's place on the Islanders

A lot of words about nothing. Also, Brian Strait. When the Islanders announce their line-ups via social media before games, a few common phrases can be read across the internet including, "Why is Brian Strait playing?," "Strait again? Seriously?," and "Did Brian Strait miss his launch into the sun?" It's been a rough year or three for the one-time waiver pick-up, and the defensive depth the Islanders added over the off-season has made Strait (even more) arguably the team's most expendable defenseman. Yet, when someone is injured on the blueline, Strait is the first player in to replace him....

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