Thursday Chum Bucket: Isles will move to Brooklyn in 2015

  • After years of uncertainty surrounding whether or not they would be able to stay on Long Island, the New York Islanders announced yesterday that they will be moving to Brooklyn to play in the new Barclays Center starting in 2015. [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • Try to feign shock and surprise: an 82-game season has now been deemed "unlikely." [Puck Daddy]
  • Friend of the blog We're Gonna Need a Bigger Podcast recorded a new episode discussing CBA negotiations. [iTunes]
  • The dudes at The Royal Half were nice enough to have me on their podcast where we discussed everything from Ryane Clowe's impending free agency meaning the Sharks might no longer have players capable of playing the puck from the bench to the Dallas Stars' old third jerseys with the uterus logo. [All the Kings' Men]
  • Completing the hat trick of podcasts, here's one featuring an interview with Philadelphia Flyers forward Matt Read on zone entries. [NHL Numbers]
  • Remember those new rules the OHL instituted to curb fighting at the beginning of this season? They've worked. [TSN]