A pair of teams coming off of tough losses will face off Wednesday night as the Anaheim Ducks host the New York Islanders at Honda Center.
The Ducks (1-1-1) are coming off a 2-0 home setback to the Calgary Flames on Monday night while the Islanders (1-1-1) absorbed a 3-2 shootout loss at home to the St. Louis Blues that afternoon.
Word of Goodell’s memo was just reaching Eagles players as they walked off the practice field Tuesday afternoon. Jenkins said that the mission remains the same regardless of whether the NFL decides to implement a league-wide mandate that every player must stand during the national anthem.
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