Looking Ahead to Islanders’ Opening Night: On with the Show!

Posted: 2nd October 2009 by Michael Gasparino in NHL
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Overture, curtain, lights! This is it. We'll hit the heights! And oh, what heights we'll hit! On with the show, this is it!

You know what that's from, don't you? Answer at the end of the post (and if you're over 40 and you don't know, you didn't watch enough television as a child).

A few quick thoughts as we get ready for the Islanders' season opener Saturday night against the visiting Stanley Cup champs, the Penguins.

Doug Weight was named team captain, and it is the absolute right call. A team with so much youth needs a respected veteran as captain, and the players clearly hold Weight in high regard. Good call with Mark Streit, Brendan Witt, Richard Park, and Kyle Okposo getting the "A." They all deserve it.

Charles Wang and Tom Suozzi announced the new lease, ...

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