Islander News Articles 2/7:

New York Islander Fan Central | 2/07/2008 06:23:00 AM | | | | |
Newsday: Erik Boland added a few quotes to his mini article posted Wednesday from Ted Nolan on Miroslav Satan who will be rested the next couple days, then see how he reacts in Minnesota when he will be
re-evaluated and on Jeremy Colliton with the young wingers comments that he is confident he can contribute at the NHL level.

NY Post: Dan Martin covered practice and reported Satan will travel to Pittsburgh and has Ted Nolan's comments on Jeremey Colliton, who he feels is getting better and better and deserved this opportunity.

Pittsburgh Post Gazette:: Shelly Anderson's article is on Ryan Whitney and coach Michel Terrien but the Pens site at the Post-Gazette is outstanding with almost a daily Q/A for the fans by beat writer Dave Molinary and fan chats on a regular basis.

Preview lists Ty Conklin and Rick DiPietro as tonight's starters.

Tribune Review : Has the following report on the Pens:

Kris Beech will make his debut since he was claimed off waivers Jan. 26. .
Tyler Kennedy participated in a full practice for the first time since he was diagnosed with mononucleosis on Jan. 23 but is not expected to play tonight.

Max Talbot briefly left practice yesterday after blocking a shot. He was helped off the ice by teammates but returned to finish the session and is expected to play tonight.

The ice surface at Mellon Arena is a concern with a sizable hole in the ice toward the left corner behind the goal line in the south end. The hole was covered by a spare net during practice. The Penguins shoot twice in the south end.

Ct Post
: Michael Fornabaio reports in his blog Johnstown Chiefs forward and team leading goal-scorer Jean Desrochers will be called up to Bridgeport for at least two AHL games this weekend.

NYI Fan Central Comments:
Yes, that's the team in the movie " Slapshot " for those wondering.