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New York Islanders Daily: No Time For Moral Victories

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 22: Doug Weight poses for a portrait during the 2011 NHL Awards at the Palms Casino Resort June 22, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 22: Doug Weight poses for a portrait during the 2011 NHL Awards at the Palms Casino Resort June 22, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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After the New York Islanders loss to the Philadelphia Flyers head coach Doug Weight had an interesting take on the game.

For 40 minutes the New York Islanders played like, as our pal Mitch likes to say, le poop. But, in the third period, the Isles were gritty, they hit em first, and when the Flyers hit them first they dropped the gloves.

Surprisingly, Josh Bailey and Jordan Eberle mixed it up in some tussles in the third period. After the game Doug Weight seemed pleased with the Isles effort in the third period.

Take a listen for yourself:

Good news guys! The Isles got blown out but showed heart this time. The “could be the best loss of the year” quote is what really got me.

I’m a big Doug Weight supporter but this kind of attitude I don’t appreciate. After four losses in a row, a drop out of a playoff spot and the litany of other on-ice issues the Islanders have I don’t want to hear talk of any moral victories.

Moral victories don’t count in the standings, only winning does. If the Islanders don’t start doing the latter then it’ll be another year wasted. I’m sick of the loser mentality, I really am.

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