Broadcast Newsroom: Mike Reynolds writes MSG Plus because of hiding Islander coverage or moving games to Msg+2 as they will today sustained the biggest ratings hit of any RSN with hockey, dropping 21% to a league-low 0.19 average, albeit in the nation's largest DMA.
Note-The Knicks pulled a 0.20 when rare games were placed on their Msg2 service.
AHL.com: Reports Trevor Smith was recalled for today's season finale.
04/11/2009 BOS 1 @ BUF 6
04/09/2009 MTL 4 @ BOS 5
04/07/2009 BOS 2 @ OTT 3
04/04/2009 NYR 0 @ BOS 1
04/02/2009 OTT 1 @ BOS 2
Updated Player Pos Injury Expected Return
04/11/09 P.J. Axelsson LW Undisclosed Questionable for April 12 at N.Y.
04/08/09 Andrew Ference D Undisclosed Out for the season
04/11/09 Phil Kessel RW Flu Questionable for April 12
01/10/09 Marco Sturm LW Knee IR. Out for the season
Boston Globe: Fluto Shinzawa reports Zdeno Chara and P.J. Axelsson were the only Bruins skating this morning under the watch of assistant coach Doug Houda but both there indicates that neither will play today despite not being limited.
NYI Fan Central Comments:
No big writeup today, sorry for the later preview. The Final Game of the season and the final Islander game ever for NYIFC.
HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE AND THANK YOU.