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Update 9:52: Tuesday's game could be moved to Wednesday due to the impending storm. Pierre McGuire said, during an appearance on TSN 1050?radio in Toronto, "that there's a real good chance that [Islanders vs Rangers] will get canceled and moved to Wednesday night."


The New York Islanders will return to work after the All-Star break just in time for a potentially historic snow storm to hit Long Island.

Tags: Blizzard, Islanders, nassau coliseum, new york islanders, new york rangers, News, Snow Storm
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When it comes to hockey news, August is a barren?wasteland. So we bring you a "non-hockey" hockey story.

If you have spent anytime on the internet over the last few days you've seen numerous hockey stars taking part in the "Ice Bucket Challenge." Participants dump buckets of ice water onto their heads to help raise awareness for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. NHL stars such as Craig Adams, Zdeno Chara and Sidney Crosby have all accepted the challenge... And now the Islanders have gotten in on the fun via their AHL affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

Tags: Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Islanders, Sparky the Dragon, storm
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It's not very often that I'll highlight a marketing gimmick here at Point Blank; the site has always had that independent tagline at the top and I intend to uphold that (OK,?we probably can't say bad things about the Mets but other than that it's true).?I'm also not going to ignore something awesome either. To explain, let's start with this tweet from the Sound Tigers' Official account yesterday:

? The Sound Tigers (@TheSoundTigers) August 16, 2012Oh yeah, that's a totally normal hockey tweet for mid-August... Or not.

Tags: ahl, matt donovan, minor league promotions, Editorial Aside, Sound Tigers, sound tigers, storm
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