Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 10/18/14

NEWARK, NJ - SEPTEMBER 29: Mark Streit #2 of the New York Islanders warms up before playing against the New Jersey Devils during their preseason game at the Prudential Center on September 29, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
from Arthur Staple of Newsday, There are nine games and 17 days until the NHL's trade deadline, so plenty can change for the Islanders between now and then. But it doesn't appear the Islanders' plans for Mark Streit, Lubomir Visnovsky and Evgeni Nabokov, three veterans who are on expiring contracts, will change between now and April 3. The Islanders and Streit began preliminary extension talks last month. Talks will begin shortly with Visnovsky and Nabokov, according to sources. continued
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