Mark Streit is 31 and had one good year with a high-scoring team. Expect his 60+ points to fall to around... 30+. Ach, at least it's something. More to come from Garth I'm sure.
Nice tribute to Bates. He was no All-Star, but he was one of the few who gave a shite consistently. There were some years that couldn't have been easy.
So here he is, your newest New York Islander (and yes, the only reason I put this clip here is to check out the hottie French Canadian announcer):