"2 world junior golds with this guy and now Olympic gold. #boom #love'em" (P.K's Instagram)The 2014 Winter Olympics has concluded. Canada, with New York Islanders captain John Tavares sitting on the sidelines, defeated Sweden to win gold in men's ice hockey. The final stretch of the 2013-14 NHL regular season begins on Tuesday, but Long Island's hockey team should be focused on preparing for next season.As Arthur Staple wrote early this morning, team General Manager Garth Snow should be prepared to sell. Shipping off pending free agents Thomas Vanek and Andrew MacDonald is a necessity; and, while the Islanders "aren't in a position to be coveting first-rounders," they need to turn this this ship around quickly. Adding a couple of late first-round draft picks to go along with the team's...

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