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This New York Islanders mailing list features die hard Long Island-based fans and a loyal contingent of Canadian and international Islanders fans. This group is public, and anyone may join. However, you must abide by the brokenstick constitution.


--1. Arguing is allowed; personal attacks on other members is not.

--2. No berating other lists or other list members.

--3. Posts that are not hockey related are deemed to be off topic, but may be posted if clearly identified ( , , *1, , or some other identifier) in the subject line.

--4. Don't CC a brokenstick member if sending messages to brokenstick. No point in sending him the same message twice.

--5. Any behavior deemed by the brokenstick group committee to be disruptive and unwelcoming to other members may lead to moderation or banning.

*1-NIRM = No Islanders Related Material


The shot is taken, the stick breaks, and the defender has to choose whether he will defend with no stick or skate hard to the bench and get another. Will another player notice his plight and hand-off his own stick? Will the other team notice his handicap?

Most posts here are just an expression of an opinion - a shot, IOW. If the shot goes into the stands or hits someone on your own team, take better aim next time so you aren't penalized. Shooting with the intention of hurting someone might mean that the shot gets blocked before it reaches the 'Net.

Playing with a broken stick, in most leagues, is a penalty. Go to the bench and get another stick! Don't throw away the old one, though.

There is a lot of value in a broken stick.

Take care, take risks, game on!

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