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Remade defense: Boychuk, Leddy in; Pokka, Brennan out

Arthur Staple was all over the Islanders’ late-camp revamp of their defense corps today. The Big Club traded from numbers back there and from draft picks to acquire Johnny Boychuk from the

One in, one out: Wednesday notes

The biggest-name remaining draft pick to sign for the Islanders was Ville Pokka. Pokka signed. There you go. Jesse Graham is the lone remaining player whose rights could expire for the Islanders on

Nilsson to Russia announced (was Belated Tuesday boxes/notes)

Edit: Kazan announced it has signed Anders Nilsson to a one-year contract. His KHL rights had been sold earlier, as linked below, so, yeah, this was the next logical step. If it’s spring conference

Nilsson up, Poulin down

The Islanders swapped goalies this morning, sending Kevin Poulin to Bridgeport, calling up Anders Nilsson. Since his last stint in the NHL, when Evgeni Nabokov was out injured, Nilsson has had his

Full weekend: Albany postgame

The Devils had moments where they were coming pretty hard — “Albany always comes hard, finishes checks,” Matt Donovan said; “you’ve kind of got to match it” — but Anders Nilsson made sure they

Special night: Springfield postgame

Scott Pellerin said Ryan Strome’s day-to-day. The team’s off until Tuesday after keeping Springfield winless in five, so there’s two days right now. Odd, if you think about it, but with all the PK

Donovan, Nilsson down

With Lubomir Visnovsky and Evgeni Nabokov back from their assorted injuries, the Islanders sent Matt Donovan and Anders Nilsson down. This appears to make Donovan eligible to play during the Olympic

Good news/bad news on the Island: Monday-night notes

The Islanders lost Evgeni Nabokov early in their game tonight against Dallas; Kevin Poulin took over, and the Isles announced only a lower-body injury on their veteran goalie. But the Big Club won it

Nilsson returns

As Arthur Staple reported earlier, Anders Nilsson is coming back down from the New York Islanders. Evgeni Nabokov returns to their lineup tonight, backing up Kevin Poulin. Nothing about a

Milner up; Staple: Nilsson too

In the words of the great Sammy Adams "we goin..coast to coast"— Parker Milner (@milzy35) November 17, 2013 I thought that was Thomas Paine. Shoulda paid attention in history. The