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Drop A Beat

by Jesse D. Eisenberg / New York Islanders

While the Islanders will certainly miss the veteran presence that defenseman Mark Eaton brings their blueline, I’m pretty sure the biggest void left by the assistant captain’s hip injury will be felt off the ice… and not in the cheesy “leadership” sense.


Mark Eaton knows every word to every rap song ever played in the Islanders locker room. Straight out of Compton, a.k.a. Wilmington, Delaware, Eats can go word-for-word with the likes of Drake, Jay-Z and Eminem, all while lacing up his skates.

No word on weather he’s written any original rhymes yet, or if he can freestyle, but if this hockey thing doesn’t work out, I’d definitely pay good money to watch him battle.
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