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PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 27: Pittsburgh Penguins Goalie Tristan Jarry (35) makes a save on New York Islanders Left Wing Anthony Beauvillier (18) during the first period in the NHL game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Islanders on March 27, 2021, at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA. (Photo by Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire)

September first came and went, and unlike last year, the New York Islanders did not announce all their signings (minus Andy Greene). We are 20 days away from Islanders training camp.

The New York Islanders Alexander Romanov will wear a new number with his new team, is Tristan Jarry the answer for Pittsburgh and are the Montreal Canadiens about to sign RFA Kirby Dach?

These stories and more in today’s Rosner Wrap:

NYI Hockey Now: Alexander Romanov does not have the luxury of wearing his no. 27 with the Islanders as his new captain Anders Lee owns it. It’s also retired for John Tonelli. Romanov will wear no. 28, becoming the 29th player in franchise history to don it. Who else has worn no. 28 throughout the years? New York Islanders.

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NYI Hockey Now: In an exclusive interview with NYI Hockey Now, Finnish reporter Tiia Honkomaa discusses Aatu Räty. From what went wrong with Kärpät, to the turnaround with Jukurit, to his performance at the WJC, we cover it all! New York Islanders.

NYI Hockey Now: On Wednesday, the New York Islanders and 2022 second-round selection Calle Odelius came to terms on his entry-level contract. He will not be attending Islanders training camp as his season in the SHL begins two days after camp starts. Here’s our story from when we got to talk to him after being drafted. New York Islanders.

Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Should the Pittsburgh Penguins sign 27-year-old netminder Tristan Jarry to a long-term contract? Is he the goaltender who got exposed in the 2021 postseason against the New York Islanders or is he the goalie, that even hurt, has the ability to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a fighting chance? Pittsburgh Penguins.

Philly Hockey Now: Sam Carchidi caught up with Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Laughton after he took part in an unofficial intrasquad scrimmage Tuesday, and it was good to catch up. Laughton has recovered from a late-season concussion and is excited to play for new coach John Tortorella.Philadelphia Flyers.

Montreal Hockey Now: With the Montreal Canadiens set to begin training camp in a few weeks, it appears that the team and restricted free agent centre Kirby Dach could be closing in on a new contract. Late Thursday afternoon, Sportsnet NHL and Montreal Canadiens insider Eric Engels reported that one of the contract options that the Canadiens and the Kirby Dach camp have been discussing is a four-year contract that would carry a $3.5 million salary cap hit. Montreal Canadiens.

Detroit Hockey Now:  A day after Swedish players were being issued warnings about the consequences of doing so, one time Detroit Red Wings defenseman Adam Almquist was agreeing to terms on a contract to play for Traktor Chelyabinsk of the KHL. Detroit Red Wings.

Vegas Hockey Now: The other day, Owen Krepps gave my picks for the Vegas Golden Knights 2022-23 line combinations. This got me thinking back to last year’s roster and had me pondering the question on whether or not this season’s upcoming team is better than last year’s.  Vegas Golden Knights.

Vancouver Hockey Now: For all the talk of JT Miller’s future with or without the Vancouver Canucks, it’s been easy to overlook the fact that captain Bo Horvat will also be an unrestricted free agent (UFA) come the summer of 2022. The 27-year-old stalwart and the team’s 9th-overall NHL Draft pick in 2013 is finishing out his second deal with the club, a six-year contract that paid him an average of 5.5-million per season. Vancouver Canucks.

National Hockey League: After starting the 2021-22 season as a depth goaltender, Jake Oettinger emerged as a rising star for the Dallas Stars, providing unreal goaltending during the 2022 postseason, especially in their seven-game first-round series against the Calgary Flames. It took all summer, but Oettinger has agreed to terms on a three-year deal worth $12 million.