New York Islanders Daily: Casey Cizikas You Can Play Awareness
Saturday night was You Can Play Awareness night at the Barclays Center. The New York Islanders ambassador had some words on the subject yesterday.
“I think so…We’re a big family. Whoever it is, we’re going to welcome them with open arms. Every team is a family, and it takes every single person to bring that family together. It would definitely be big for the sport.”
Big for the sport it definitely would be. It would certainly be a first, and a step towards expanding the horizons of the NHL, and all sports for that matter.
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Honestly, in year 2017 it shouldn’t matter what your race, religion or sexual orientation is if you can contribute to winning hockey games you should play. That’s what this initiative is all about.
Isles Tweet Of The Day
Don’t let this Falcons collapse distract you from the fact that the Rangers have won 1 Cup in 77 years.
— CD (@JTsHelmetHair) February 6, 2017
After two weeks of sitting J.F. Berube looked rusty (Eyes On Isles)
Not a great effort from the backup goalie on Saturday night. He hadn’t played in two weeks and it showed.
The Islanders are pretty much stuck with Jaro. They’re in a tough position with their goalies for sure.
Chimera has certainly settled in after a slow start. He was honored by the team on Saturday for hitting 1,000 NHL games played.
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