Newsday: John Jeansonne covered practice with comments from Ted Nolan on all the players with Bridgeport who will be called up for Thursday's game and Blake Comeau who has been with the Isles for close to fifty games.
NY Post: Mark Hale had five very short paragraphs burried at the back of the Post as tonight's Islander game preview with no quotes. The Daily News had absolutely nothing.
NY Sun: Kevin Greenstein has the NHL power rankings where he puts the Islanders record on the defense, despite the fact the shots are down against the goaltenders from a year ago.
Newsday: Greg Logan blogs on the new arena in Pittsburgh and wonders why the Town of Hempstead has stalled the progress on an Islander renovation while noting Msg is in a perfect place to attract business despite it being older than the Coliseum and having attendance problems over serveal periods of it's history? Ted Nolan reports Frans Nielsen may come off the IR to play against Philadelphia Saturday. Islanders’ senior vice-president of sales, marketing and operations, Chris Dey is the focus of Friday's Islander Insider to tell us what the team is planning moving forward.
Sound Tigers website: Reports on Bridgeport's 3-2 regulation win at WBS Pens Wednesday. Ben Walter, Matt Keith and Colton Fretter scored for Bridgeport with Mike Morrison in goal.
Ct Post: Michael Fornabaio recaps Bridgeport's win at WBS Pens and has Matt Keith, Jack Caupano and Mike Morrison's comments on his the win and the club buying in with how many shots they blocked along with playing desperate hockey.
Steve Regier, Matt Spiller, Jeremy Colliton and Tim Jackman are being returned to the Islanders for tonight's game.
Ct Post: Michael Fornabaio's Sound Tigers weekly is on the upcoming games, Jesse Joensuu getting ready for his Bridgeport debut and Jack Capuano on how with a constant surplus of players everyone has to earn a spot in the lineup among several items.
Ct Post: Michael Fornabaio blogs on the Sound Tigers win last night.
Times Leader: Tom Venesky recaps the Pens loss to Bridgeport.
Citizens Voice: Also covers the Pens.