Islander News Articles 10/17

New York Islander Fan Central | 10/16/2008 10:57:00 PM | | | | | | | |

Newsday: Greg Logan's early recap (without lockeroom quotes) notes the Islanders averted a disaster coming out of this one with an overtime win and correctly point out Comrie had an open net for a possible second goal in the first period in his game recap.

NYI Fan Central Comments:
Updated article has Scott Gordon praise for Joey MacDonald bouncing back very well after he talked about the turnovers that hurt the club but credited his team for hanging in. Frans Nielsen talked about the play that led to the game winning goal while Trent Hunter talked about the goals he scored and the work that led to them.

Newsday: Greg Logan's second article also goes back to Sabre game and was on the penalties the club took against Buffalo with head coach Scott Gordon's comments that the club has to skate and must get away from hooking and holding as a substitute. Mark Streit comments on his expanded role as a defender playing shorthanded that Scott Gordon has had him on the ice for twenty five minutes on avg, as he feels he can do better and is very happy about it.

Sean Bergenheim comments on what he thought was his first career NHL fight against Buffalo and that you have to stand up for your teammates.

St Pete Times & Tampa Tribune along with Erik Erlendsson's outstanding blog coverage by period here recap the from Bolts media viewpoint.

Star-Tribune: Roman Augustoviz has a preview of the Gophers
freshman players which include comments from Islanders second round selection from last summers draft, Aaron Ness along with coach Don Lucia.

Karen Paurus has as an audio interview of all the freshman players with Aaron Ness
interview here.

NYI Fan Central Comments:
Gophers are the same team Kyle Okposo was playing for a year ago at this time for those curious. A bit surreal he is playing in the NHL now when you compare how far he was come so quickly.

Ct Post: Michael Fornabaio interviews former WBS Pens forward Kurtis McLean as he makes his return in an opposing uniform Friday with head coach Jack Capuano's comments on McLean does that makes it easy to suggest to the Islanders who should get the call when a player is needed. Ct Post also previews the game on Friday here.

Bridgeport Sound Tigers at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
WHEN -- Tonight, 7:05
WHERE -- Wachovia Arena, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
ON THE AIR -- Webcast and Internet pay-per-view at

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