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New York Islanders News: The bar’s always been set high

Anders Lee spoke of the pride in the New York Islanders locker room, the love and care and fight “the boys” have for one another. He doesn’t see why his group can’t remain a contender.

Scott Mayfield was asked about how this run raised the bar for franchise expectations, and he said, “The bar’s always been set high here. Maybe this year shows other people why we think it is.” (This no-longer-kid grew up a few miles from me, so I’m always intrigued by his experience and thoughts on the franchise I’ve followed since before he was born.