New York Islanders: The Islanders couldn't find a trading partner, so Jason Wiemer was placed on waivers. The whole episode has disrupted a good start by the Islanders and prompted captain Michael Peca to respond to claims that he didn't get along with Wiemer.
Nashville Predators: Nashville has no trouble giving maximum effort in games against the Red Wings. Now the challenge is figuring out how to get the same energy against other foes.
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