Newsday: John Jeansonne interviews new Islander Jack Hillen, with Ted Nolan's comments. Hillen had impressed Islander scouts Rob Cowie and Toby O'Brien repeatedly this year.
Islander blogs in Newsday on 4/2: Steve Zipay 5, Greg Logan/John Jeansonne 0.
St Catherins standard.com: Bill Potrecz reports the Islanders were one of several clubs with scouts at the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League playoff between the Thorold Blackhawks and the St. Catharines Falcons.
AHL.com: Reports the Sound Tigers lost to the Manchester Monarchs Wednesday 5-1 Jeff Tambellini scored, Mike Morrison started in goal.
Ct Post: Michael Fornabaio recaps Bridgeport's 5-1 loss with Jack Capuano's comments his club did not have the intensity needed, backed off and did not deserve to win. Steve Regier talked about having to cash in on the early chances but if not they have to be resilient.
Manchester Union Leader: Covers the Monarchs.
Ct Post: Michael Fornabaio has the Sound Tigers weekly which includes the playoff race upcoming games, the rules explaining why Jack Hillen cannot play for Bridgeport at all after Friday with Peter MacArthur's comments about his future contract status.
Ct Post: Michael Fornabaio blogged on the lineup changes, the loss to Manchester which puts Hershey's magic number for eliminating Bridgeport at eleven. Scott Ford missed the third after blocking a shot.
Rapid City Journal: Jim Holland has an interview with former Sound Tigers assistant coach, Joe Ferras of the new Rapid City Rush in the inagural season in the Central Hockey league.