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Sunday, October 27, 2013

Austria, O Austria

Only 5  6 Austrians have played in the NHL -- by later in the week three of them will have played for the #Isles.
Thomas Vanek
Michael Grabner
and Thomas Pock (59 games for Isles in 2008-09)
The other Austrians: Andreas Nodl and Christoph Brandner  (and Michael Raffl, just this year)
Maybe this should be the new team song: 
  Austrian National Anthem

(Austria beat out Germany for the last spot in the Olympics so Vanek and Grabner will be headed to Sochi; Austria is in a group with Canada)

Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since January 21, 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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