Newsday: Greg Logan has the Friday Islander Insider which includes a lot from Andy Hilbert who is just concentrating on playing vs scoring and has ten points in twenty two games with Scott Gordon on how he does not cheat the system.
* Mr Logan on the working relationship between coach and general manager with regard to Garth Snow's choice as in Scott Gordon with Sabres head coach Lindy Ruff's comments.
* Sidney Crosby on his former Halifax neighbor in Joey MacDonald and how happy he is to see him in the NHL.
* Scott Gordon about how players who would not seem the best fit for his system on paper can do well in it citing Trent Hunter because he is dedicated to it with the theme how will Mike Sillinger play when his conditioning assignment ends after Saturday?
* Brendan Witt talks about the third period breakdowns, Andy Sutton compared when happened to him vs Ryan O'Byrne of the Canadians on Monday.
Newsday: Mr Logan had an update in the Islanders Newsday blog where he feels Josh Bailey is a lock to stay based on the coaches reaction as he praised Bailey while the Islander coach said he has not gotten any official word on it and ultimately his opinion will be ask for but it's the general managers decision.
Mr Logan also reports Manny Fernandez starts in goal with Boston playing Detroit in it's next contest.
Sound Tigers.com: Previews tonight's game at home against Hartford.