Newsday’s Alan Hahn reports that the Islanders intend to woo pissed off puckheads by offering $10 tickets to select games. Not to be outdone, Rangers owner James Dolan has pledged to lower ticket prices 10%.

Though any concession to the long-suffering supporters of North America’s 7th or 8th most popular spectator sport should be applauded, I think further grand gestures are in order. The Islanders could, for example, give several lucky fans the opportunity to hit Stan Fischler (above) in the knees with a tire iron between periods of the home opener.