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Lighthouse Hockey Jul 13, 2016

Islanders News: Las McPhee, Coach Carkner, Mayfield be with You

I am very honored to be able to lead the Team To Be Named Later. Today, GMGM is expected to rise again. However, this thread is for daily Martin-Chimera-other debate v. 12.1. Islanders Reads Scott Mayfield was signed to a two-year contract extension. It's a one-year deal, and it's a bit cheaper than the contract Brian Strait just completed. [LHH | Isles] Matt Carkner talks about the back injury that returned, making him retire as a player and join the Bridgeport coaching ranks. [Connecticut Post] George McPhee is expected to be named GM of the expansion franchise in Las Vegas today....
Lighthouse Hockey Jul 8, 2016

Islanders News: Carkner retirement, Parenteau return, center Strome, King hog

This is how it all went down. Some late-week reads from here and there... Brooklyn Arthur Staple with a ton of observations on the Islanders offseason (UFA shopping is done), Garth Snow's rationale on free agency and a potential Hall trade, and more. [Newsday] Garth Snow was on SiriusXM and said a few things [mp3], like considering Ryan Strome better as a center. [LHH (updated with audio link and full quote on Strome)] P.A. Parenteau is excited to be an Islander (again), fulfilling his destiny. [Isles] Matt Carkner is excited to call it a career. [Isles] Derek King is excited to be an...
Lighthouse Hockey Jul 7, 2016

Islanders News: Carkner calls it quits; Shane Prince and the Sandley Cup

Puck Cancer. Islanders Stuff Matt Carkner officially retires, per his Facebook page. Michael Fornabaio says Carkner will remain with the Sound Tigers in some capacity. Congrats on a long career, dude. When you're 37, every team is a young team. Still, Jason Chimera says nice things about his new co-workers. [LHH] PAP is back, baby! and on the Point Blank Podcast. Would a Dennis Wideman-Josh Bailey trade make sense for both the Islanders and Flames? Take it up with HockeyGoalieEh. [M&G] So far, the Islanders' summer moves have gotten a big fat "meh" from the anonymous NHL execs that...

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