Islander News Articles 11/6

New York Islander Fan Central | 11/05/2008 09:58:00 PM | | | | | | | |
Newsday: Katie Strang's article is on Jeff Tambellini playing more physical along with comments from head coach Scott Gordon about what he must continue to do and Bridgeport head coach Jack Capuano about how Tambellini played for the Sound Tigers.

Jack Capuano also has a few words about Blake Comeau's recent play.

NYI Fan Central Comments:
He's getting to the high quality area's of the ice and working to get in position, if he does this the goals and points will come. The chances have been and that's what you look for. Is Scott Gordon pushing his buttons? I have no idea but if he does not do these things he will play his own way out of this organization because he has had a lot of Islander coaches and enough chances.

Priceless shot of Edmonton gm Steve Tambellini in the stands at Msg during the semi-fight/shoving match.

Atlanta-Journal Constitution: Mike Knobler's coverage includes an update on starting goaltender Kari Lehtonen's back which has kept him out since last week as he skated along with Scott Gordon and Thrashers coach John Anderson having in-game interviews with Darren Eliot.

Ondrej Pavelec started in goal and won in goal 5-3 against Florida in the Panthers last game, Zach Bogosian has started rehabilitating his broken left leg and expected to be our for about six weeks.

Grand Forks Herald: Brad Elliott Schlossman had an update on Islanders prospect Jason Gregoire with comments from UND coach Dave Hakstol.

Rapid City Journal: Jim Holland reports former Islander head coach Ted Nolan visted the team Wednesday. Nolan according to the writer has ties with Rapid City coach Joe Ferras, who was an assistant coach with the Sound Tigers before coming to Rapid City.

Nolan addressed the team before a practice at the Roosevelt Ice Arena.

Windsor Star: Dave Waddell reports on former Al Arbour assistant Brian Kilrea being honored as the CHL's winningiest coach.

Ct Post: Michael Fornabaio's game article is on left wing Blake Comeau and Bridgeport moving into a tie for first place with Hershey at 8-3-0-1 after Wednesday's win with head coach Jack Capuano's comments on his winger and the clubs play. It's the first time the Sound Tigers have led their division this late in a season since March 2004.

Ct Post: Mr Fornabaio had a post game blog with a lot of items.

Wilkes-Barre Times Leader: Has the Pens coverage along with beatwriter Jonathan Bombulie's excellent blog coverage of the club here in the Citizen's Voice.

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