So the Islanders finish up the preseason with a loss and three majors for Joel Rechlicz, and Jeremy Reich broke his left wrist in a fight. Yes, it’s not even this year yet, and it’s that kind of year.

Carolina assigned Rob Hennigar to the ECHL. The Devils waived Jay Leach and Tim Sestito. (Greg Moore is reportedly there, too.)

Ilya Zubov wants out of Binghamton.

Tough Adirondack hockey trivia.

The AHL re-did its Web site.

Former Nighthawk Sylvain Couturier has job security.

Filip Bondy points out danger on 161st Street. Meanwhile, it’s a good thing New York built those two baseball-only ballparks and got rid of those multi-purpose stadia, right?

And finally, Scott Adams believes China is doomed.

Michael Fornabaio