Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 05/12/13 at 09:21 AM ET
from Larry Brooks of the New York Post,
The path here, to the overtime of Game 6 of the first round and to accompanying accolades was actually the easy part. It’s not about being quirky anymore. It’s about solidifying. About building on a solid foundation. About getting from here to there by becoming the type of franchise that can attract marquee free agents.
It won’t be about the building in Brooklyn. It will be about the organization.
The Islanders have been playing with house money against the Penguins, and I bet you thought it was Charles Wang’s money. This is the last time for that.
One round doesn’t quite qualify as a joy ride. But it has sure been fun. The Islanders have raised the echoes. They have raised expectations.
Now comes the hard part. Now it gets serious. It’s about time.
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