Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 12/30/05 at 12:56 AM ET
As of last night, heads hadn't rolled. Trades weren't made. Staying the course appears to be the game plan for now. Some players are anticipating some kind of shake-up -- scouts have been following the Islanders for about a month now -- but most agree the team, at 17-17-2, has the tools to contend for a playoff spot. What's missing is an intangible, critical element known as commitment. "Look around the league and look in the faces of other teams that are winning; the guys that have broken noses and stitches on their faces because they get in the tough areas and take a hit to make a play," said defenseman Brad Lukowich, who has two Stanley Cup rings. "It's time we started to get in the trenches, because we haven't for games, which is unacceptable."more
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