Pivnick's Picks (The Blackburn Edition)

Hey everyone, Evan is unavailable to post his weekly Link Checks so I have taken up the task of rounding up the top stories regarding your New York Islanders. I did not want to take the liberty of renaming the article (Pivnick's Picks flows so well) so I decided to just throw my name on the end of it.  

Although it is summer and the Free Agency market has slowed down there have still been some interesting Islanders' articles and news.  Without further ado:

Rob McGowan
-"The Isles Were Busy, And Might Not Be Done" Rob has taken a look at the Islanders off-season so far as well as what may be still to come.

-"Where Does Marty Reasoner Fit With The Isles" Here he delves into the Islanders 4th line center and scapegoat Marty Reasoner and what his Islander future may have in store.

Mike Flannery
-"Colin McDonald - Ready To Compete" Mike discusses Islanders' newcomer and prospect Colin McDonald, a local Connecticut boy.

John Link
-"Prospect Report 7/3/12: Blue And White Scrimmage" John recalls the Islanders' annual prospect scrimmage and gives an idea of who's who of the prospect pool.

Anatolly Metter
-"Al Montoya Jets To Winnipeg, Leaves Door Open For Poulin And Nilsson" Anatolly takes a look at the goaltending situation on the Island, an yes big Rick is included in this "goaltender" talk. 

Pete Paguaga
-"Islanders First Line: Matt Moulson, John Tavares And?" In Pete's first article of the week he takes a look at the possible replacements for P. A. Parenteau on the Islanders first line.

Angelica Rodriguez
-"Hello, I'd Like To Introduce Myself, My Name Is..." TCL: Isles Edition welcomed Angelica to their staff this past week make sure you check out her introduction post as I'm sure she is as excited as we are that she is on board.

Outside Links
  
Light House Hockey 
  -"As 2036 Approaches, Officials Push New Plan For Former Nassau Hub"
  -"New York Islanders: 2nd-Best Prospect Pool in the NHL?"
 
 -"Roundup: Aging Stars, Big Trades Remain 1 Week Into Free Agency"

  Islanders Point Blank
  -"Report: Islanders Are 'Pretty Well' Done for the Summer"
 
 -"Listen: Talking Islanders with Christian Arnold of IHB"

  NY Islanders 7th Woman
  -"Another RFQ, Another Pipedream"
 
 -"NHL LTDs an OP ED"