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Lighthouse Hockey Apr 8, 2014
New York Islanders vs. Ottawa Senators: Last trip home

New York Islanders vs. Ottawa Senators: Last trip home

Tuesday night's alright for fighting, Tuesday night's alright alright. For their final home game of the season, tonight the New York Islanders host the Ottawa Senators, and they can't even pretend to play the role of spoiler. Things for both sides are already spoiled. However, the entertainment for the night (aside from the goalie mismatch) could be Brett Gallant getting his NHL debut -- in a sense giving Matt Carkner a run for his money in the fight early and often race. So there's that. (You can also talk about Vancouver firing Mike Gillis, which became a topic in the a.m....
Lighthouse Hockey Apr 8, 2014
Islanders Gameday News: Closing out home schedule with a dash of Gallant

Islanders Gameday News: Closing out home schedule with a dash of Gallant

Here come the Sens. Here comes Brett Gallant. Tonight the New York Islanders play the Ottawa Senators, who employ Chris Neil, who is prone to doing stupid things. So good timing to bring up an AHL enforcer. Neil surely won't fight him, but at least there will be theater for the otherwise meaningless final home game. Billed as a Bridgeport team leader and loyal soldier, Brett Gallant is a New York Islander, and Johan Sundstrom is back in the AHL for the second time in four days. [LHH | Soundin' Off | CT Post] This has gotten some press before, but it deserves more: Matt Carkner working...

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