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Arthur Staple, with Newsday since 1997, has covered high school sports, college sports, baseball, hockey and football.
EDMONTON -- The deadline has passed and it's safe to say just about every observer, from the professional types on TSN and Sportsnet up here to just about every fan on Twitter, feels the Islanders failed. A few thoughts and notes on the last several weeks of profound disappointment in Islander country:
-- The Thomas Vanek trade quite obviously fell short of expectations. Once Vanek rejected...Read more »