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The New York Islanders moved another day closer to Ryan Pulock’s arbitration date.

The restricted free agent and the New York Islanders are scheduled to go before an arbitrator on Nov. 6. Surely the New York Islanders would like to handle Pulock’s contract before that date, but what will his new deal look like. I took a moment to examine what Pulock could get in terms of a contract extension. (NYI Hockey Now)

Pulock is the only Islander left with an arbitration date after Josh Ho-Sang signed a one-year deal on Tuesday. What that means for the talented, yet controversial forward’s role with the Islanders isn’t known yet. Dan Kingerski believes it’s time the Isles #FreeJoshHo-Sang. (NYI Hockey Now

National Hockey Now

The Boston Bruins looked to acquire Oliver Ekman-Larsson from the Arizona Coyotes, but a deal never materialized. Ekman Larsson confirmed to foreign media that the Bruins were one of two teams that he would have wanted to go to. (Boston Hockey Now)

What’s the scuttlebutt around hockey circles? Dan Kingerski launches the first Off the Record column with some news and context surrounding news around the NHL. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

COVID-19 cases are rising in the Czech Republic so the Colorado Avalanche has decided to move prospect Martin Kaut to another team. The Avs 2018 first-round pick has been reassigned to MODO Hockey. (Colorado Hockey Now)

Jonathan Dahlen is off to a good start to his stint in Sweden. The San Jose Sharks loaned Dahlen to Allsvenskan, where he has a team-leading 16 points in seven games. (San Jose Hockey Now)

Around the Island

Arthur Staple digs into his mailbag to answer questions about Ryan Pulock and Mathew Barzal. (The Athletic

Josh Ho-Sang is “ready to give everything,” his agent told Mollie Walker after he signed a 1-year extension with the Islanders on Tuesday. (NY Post)

Speaking of Ho-Sang, what would a successful season look like for him next season? (Eyes on Isles)

The AHL officially pushed its start date back to Feb 5. Everything remains on the table as they try to put on a season in 2021. (Associated Press)

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers did not have any additional comments on the AHL announcement on Wednesday. (CT Post)