Islanders trade Guerin for conditional pick to Pens

New York Islander Fan Central | 3/04/2009 10:17:00 AM | | | |

Updated 12:05:

The wavier claim list was announced from Tuesday, Jon Sim was not mentioned at all Miroslav Satan was not claimed. A few waivers were claimed, none by Garth Snow.

Newsday: Mr Logan in the Islanders blog at Newsday has more speculation on Bill Guerin while Trent Hunter comments on the leadership or young players on the roster while Doug Weight speaks about his relationship with general manager Garth Snow and what's ahead for him.

Hunter's comments were from Tuesday's optional practice.

Also included is another link to live video coverage.

Sportnet feed is only for Canada, but their widget is tracking live trades.

Updated 2:45pm
Islanders website: Has details of Guerin to Pittsburgh for conditional 5th that at best can become a third round pick.

Updated 3:00pm

Mr Botta reported Sim was sent to Bridgeport and Nate Thompson was activated.

Newsday: Mr Logan in the Islanders Newsday blog looks at the Guerin trade and has some classy words about him and noted the trade conditions are as follows:

The Islanders get Tampa Bay's fifth round pick from Pittsburgh for Bill Guerin. If the Penguins make the playofss, the Isles get the Penguins' fourth-round pick. If the Pens win a round and Guerin plays at least 50 percent of the games, then, the Isles get Pitt's third-round pick. That's it.

Newsday: Mr Logan also had Bill Guerin's comments from his Tsn interview upon being traded to Pittsburgh and confirmed Mr Botta's report of Sim to Bridgeport.

Daily News: Peter Botte has Bill Guerin's Tsn interview and an article on the trade deadline for New York with Sim-Thompson exchange.

NYI Fan Central Comments:

Even considering the market Garth Snow did not do very well here based on how a few second rounders got passed around for plays like Recchi or the players from the Leafs.

Of course the cap prevented a lot of deals.

Best of luck to Bill Guerin moving forward.

Thanks to everyone on the live chat, nice job.

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