Ct Post: Michael Fornabaio updated his blog Wednesday and reports Ben Walter and Shawn Bates should be joining the Sound Tigers at practice Thursday. Bates will be with the club until around Thanksgiving on a conditioning stint.
NYI Fan Central Comments:
I guess this means Guerin returns to the lineup against Pittsburgh and a decision on
whether the Islanders dress seven defenders with Berard's return or Jackman sits down. Still no word on where Freddy Meyer is going to play. It will be interesting to see what happenes with Bates when his conditioning stint ends.
Point Blank: Chris Botta updated his blog and confirmed Guerin went to Pittsburgh and his playing status will be determined after the morning skate along with Walter and Bates going to Bridgeport.
USHL.com: Finally released it's fan Q & A with Islander prospect Blake Kessel today.
New England Hockey Journal: Matt Kalman has an update on Petteri Nokelainen now that he is healthy and getting an opportunity with the Bruins.
FastHockey: Announced Pat LaFontaine has joined its Strategic Advisory Board. This company claims to be the Web’s leading resource for amateur hockey content and player recruiting and lists several major NHL figures as part of this company including former Islanders Marty McInnis, Ray Ferraro, Scott LaChance, Ted Crowley.
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