9/27/08

Florida at New York 6pm (Summerside)

New York Islander Fan Central | 9/27/2008 03:05:00 PM
Islanders website: Has the preview for tonight's game against Florida at 6pm from Summerside.

Sound Tigers.com: Has an interview with team captain Bill Guerin where he talks about camp, how he feels Tambellini and some of the other young players will do as the website also has a preview for tonight's game.

Islanders website: Recaps camp from Moncton with comments from several players.

Newday: Greg Logan's blog update wraps up training camp from Moncton with Scott Gordon on more injuries and a limited group of veterans skating tonight in Summerside against Florida with Andy Sutton joining the list of injured players. The coach also wonders if his practices contributed to the injury situtation that has held back things he has tried to do the last few days and comments he has never seen this many nagging injuries.

Mr Logan is promising blog updates (depending on wifi connection) from Summerside for tonight's game against Florida.

General manager Garth Snow comments on the health of Rick DiPietro and what's ahead along with talking about the experience at Moncton and despite the small crowds whether they should return.

NYI Fan Central Comments:
What can I write about a training camp that virtually none of us got to see beyond a few video clips, it felt distant and sure it seems the coaches system is something a technically flawed club needed. Having written that the injury problems that have been a constant with so many of these players throught their careers are lingering.

New York Islanders lost four hundred plus man games to injury last season which led the NHL, it's not conicidence some players are breaking down even if Tambellini and Bergenheim have not been a part of that for the most part in their young careers.

As for Moncton no knock on the folks there, the New York Islanders need to hold camp on Long Island and in New York City to bring as much attention to the club as possible.

This is a New York team, time to tone down the Long Island mantra and connect with your fan base all over New York, that's how you sell tickets and market your product.






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