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The New York Islanders are back on the ice for Day 3 of training camp before they hit the ice for their first preseason game on Sunday.

Here’s the latest from around the NHL in today’s daily links!

Despite the new NHL T.V. deal with Turner Sports and ESPN, Islander fans will see and hear the trio of Brendan Burke, Butch Goring, and Shannon Hogan on MSG Networks 70 times this season. (NYI Hockey Now)

There’s no doubt that Anthony Beauvillier has been a key piece to the Islanders postseason runs over the last two years. But time is ticking for him to reach his true potential. (NYI Hockey Now)

With the second of three training camp days in the books, Arthur Staple gives his observations. How is Zach Parise adjusting with his new team? Who looks to be the defenseman that will fill Leddy’s void? Who’s standing out at camp? (The Athletic)

On the latest edition of Hockey Night in New York, Christian Arnold and Sean Cuthbert talk the latest from Islanders camp. Andrew Gross of Newsday joins the show to give his take on what he has seen from the Islanders’ practice facility and more. (Hockey Night NY)

As the Boston Bruins continue with camp, there is not many openings on the roster. forward Jakub Lauko and defenseman Urho Vaakanainen appear to be on their last chances to crack the NHL roster out of camp. Here are two players that can get in their way. (Boston Hockey Now)

After four years in the QMJHL, Pittsburgh Penguins’ third-round pick in 2019, Nathan Legare, will be turning pro. So far during camp, Legare is unlikely to make the opening night roster but is doing everything right so far to give himself the best chance. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

For the first time since the passing of his brother, Kevin Hayes spoke to the media. He spoke about the support he and his family received from the hockey community during this tough time. Jimmy is no longer with us, but he’ll be with Kevin in spirit throughout this season and the rest of his life. (Philly Hockey Now)

In the second day of training camp, the Florida Panthers were missing two players. Newest Panther Joe Thornton was out with a minor strain and Anton Lundell missed his second day with an undisclosed injury. While these injuries don’t seem to be serious, rookie defenseman John Ludvig is dealing with a lower-body injury and could miss a few weeks. (Florida Hockey Now)

On Day 3 of Washington Capitals training camp, the intensity was there. Alex Ovechkin, who impresses more often than not, showed his quick shot and speed as he looks ready for another season. The most dominant line at camp has been Ovechkin-Kuznetsov-Mantha and should be the top line come the start of the season. (Washington Hockey Now)

Detroit’s top pick in the 2019 NHL Draft is ready to break into the NHL this season. Moritz Seider, There has been a lot of talking on social media about this player, with comparisons to Red Wings legend Niklas Lidstrom, but the young defenseman doesn’t pay attention to that stuff. (Detroit Hockey Now)

In the postseason last year, the Vegas Golden Knights power play was a disaster. Head coach Pete DeBoer stated that revamping the power play was a priority at camp. Special teams were worked on in the second half of Day 2, but the rink was closed to the media. (Vegas Hockey Now)

Due to concussion problems, long-time Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson was only able to suit up in four games last season. The now 33-year old is back healthy and feels good with the lone question being his role on this highly talented hockey club. (Colorado Hockey Now)

Tomas Hertl wants to play hockey this season but is still an unrestricted free agent as camp begins. He believes the San Jose Sharks want him back, but would also take less to join a winning team, referencing Joe Thornton and his mindset during free agency. (San Jose Hockey Now)

As a tribute to his late friend and fellow Slovakian countryman, Jaroslav Halak will wear 38 on the back of his goalie helmet to honor Pavol Demitra. He passed away in the Yaroslavl Lokomotive plane crash. Halak enters the season 19 wins away from 300 and hitting that milestone is a goal of his at the age of 36. (Vancouver Hockey Now)

Mark Giordano, at the young age of 38, is using his leadership ability early on in training camp for the Seattle Kraken. It did not go unnoticed by management as team CEO Tod Leiweke gave him a big hug when he left the ice. (NHL)

John Gibson, the starting goaltender in Anaheim, is tired of losing. Despite that mindset, general manager Bob Murray told the media that they are in the rebuilding phase and are sticking to their plan. (NHL)

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