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The Deke Squad – Issue No. 5: Tavares Early Season Exit, Garth Snow’s Comments, & the “Oshie Rule”

By Rich Dias-Rodrigues
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Welcome to the Deke Squad – Issue #5

Rich Dias-Rodrigues and Chris Triantafilis take a week’s worth of social media conversation, as well as in-house blathering, and bring it altogether for you, the reader.

Be sure to leave a comment below, as the point of it all is to organize a place for hockey fans, especially Islander ones, to come and have an intelligent discussion.

How it works: One question. One screen. One poll. Click ‘Next’.

Three in total.



This week’s topics:

  • John Tavares: Should NHL players participate in the Olympics
  • Garth Snow: Were his comments directed towards the IIHF justified?
  • Should the NHL adopt the “Oshie Rule” in the shootout?