Anchorage Daily News: Doyle Woody has an article from the hometown paper on the newest Islander, Nate Thompson about being claimed on waivers, Scott Gordon from working together in Providence along with what's ahead and why he will wear the #45 for New York.
Boston Globe: Fluto Shinzawa has comments from Bruins assistant general manager Jim Benning along with head coach Claude Julien who had high praise for Thompson who the team tried to trade but according to Benning, there were other teams besides the Islanders who were interested in claiming Thompson.
On July 28, the Bruins re-signed Thompson to a one-year, $500,000 contract, according to the writer he had a strong training camp, serving mostly as a fourth-line center and penalty killer.
NYI Fan Central Comments:
Always love finding articles from hometown papers on players, and comments from the organization that let him go. Classy stuff again from the Bruins.
Make your own judgements where he plays here, fourth line center/penalty killer.