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Arthur Staple, with Newsday since 1997, has covered high school sports, college sports, baseball, hockey and football.
While on the flight from St. Louis to Los Angeles, Arthur Staple asked his Twitter followers to ask him questions on the Isles.
He received so many questions, he got put in Twitter jail for responding to so many tweets in such a short period of time.
Below are more responses to questions (responses are in bold).
OK, #Isles fans -- I'm in the air to LA and I'm here...Read more »
ST. LOUIS -- Of all the questions that could be asked about the Islanders right now -- too many to list here, and I’ve got a plane to catch -- here’s one:
Is it time to rebuild the rebuild?
Garth Snow earned praise for jumping in as an inexperienced general manager seven years ago and committing to a bottom-to-top rebuilding of the organization. He stayed small-budget and low-key, amassing...Read more »
ST. LOUIS -- Jack Capuano is a superstitious man. He’s proven that over and over in his tenure as Islanders coach, so sticking with the same lineup for a third consecutive game Thursday night here against the Blues is not a huge surprise.
That’s even with the major struggles of several forwards, and rookie Brock Nelson being a healthy scratch.
So Capuano will stick with Michael Grabner,...Read more »