Found July 13, 2013 on The Hockey Guys:
(Via the New York Islanders Flickr page.) By Christian Arnold (@CA_NYHockey) On Thursday night, following the prospect scrimmage and skill competition, I had the chance to catch up with defensive prospect Scott Mayfield. The 20-year-old played two seasons of college hockey with the Denver University Pioneers before making the jump to pro hockey in the spring. Mayfield played six games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, registering 10 shots and one minor penalty.  In the 39 games he played last season with Denver he put up 17 points (four goals, 13 points). The St. Louis native isn’t expected to make the Islanders right out of training camp, but could make the decision to send him down very tough on management if he has a strong showing in September. Below is my conversation with Mayfield on the prospect game, the transition from college to pro hockey and what he plans to work on during the summer: How does it feel to play in a game situation? It’s nice. It’s a little different than ...

Dee Karl: Ryan Strome: Ahead of the Pack

Were you one of the over 5,000 fans who packed the Coliseum tonight? What a great night for Isles fans and their families. Even some of the writers and their families. I arrived a little early and was worried that the Coliseum would end up looking like a Tuesday night in February during a snow storm. But shortly after, the seats filled up, and up and up. Maybe they were all...

Islanders Orange vs. Blue Prospect Scrimmage Recap

[caption id="attachment_94" align="alignleft" width="300"] image provided by[/caption] There was some hockey in July last night at The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, as the Islanders held their annual "orange vs. blue" prospect scrimmage last night. Over five thousand Islander fans came out last night to the old barn...

Brian Boucher Bests Rick Dipietro, Signs With Zug In NLA by   Steven Ellis

According to Swiss reporter Nicola Berger, EVZ Zug has signed goaltender Brian Boucher and defenseman Andrew Hutchinson.   In todays paper: #EVZ signs two imports. G Brian Boucher, #Flyers and D Andrew Hutchinson, #BarysAstana. #KHL — Nicola Berger (@BergerNeueLZ) July 13, 2013   For the goalie spot, Boucher and Rick Di Pietro were the final candidates. — Nicola Berger (@BergerNeueLZ) [...]
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