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Rookie Game Round 2
Here's the link to last night's story about first-round draft pick Nino Niederreiter's first game, and goal, as an Islander.
Kyle Okposo will be happy Niederreitet heeded his advice to get pucks on net; Trevor Gillies should also be proud that his pre-game chat with Alex O'Neil was fruitful...O'Neil certainly proved he can fight.
The rookies get a chance to avenge last night's lost tonight at TD Garden. I will not be at the game (heading back to NY to prep for first day of training camp tomorrow), but I'll catch up with a couple of guys before I leave.
No skate today for the Islanders, just meetings. More later...