German Rubstov – He gets high marks. He’s back where he was pre-injuries. He’s strong on his skates, makes intelligent plays and is already solid on the PK. All great signs for him to start the season with. Joel Farabee – He knows where to go without the puck.
The Islanders said their good-byes to each other in what was breakup day yesterday. They are heading to the offseason with something to be proud of. They finally advanced past the first round for the first time since 1993. This is another step in their playoff development. Advancing to the Eastern Conference