Islander Notables

New York Islander Fan Central | 4/05/2009 01:38:00 PM | | | |
Watertown Daily Times: Reported senior forward Shea Guthrie was named the Most Valuable Player at the Clarkson University men's hockey team's annual awards banquet Saturday night in the paper Sunday afternoon.

Guthrie, a New York Islanders draft pick, finished second on the team in scoring this year with 13 goals and 14 assists in 30 games. Guthrie also had the game-winning goal in 40 percent of Clarkson's wins this season.

Senior co-captain Tyrell Mason won the Paul J. Pilon Award, which goes to the player who excels both academically and athletically.

NYI Fan Central Comments:
Islanders have decisions to make with regard to signing both prospects. Pierre LeBrun seemed to feel Saturday Scott Gordon could be joining Ron Wilson's Team USA staff as an assistant coach and represent the US at the World Championships.

Bruce Garroich in his Ottawa Sun Sunday space here where he throws a few hundred things against the wall hoping it sticks claims sources say John Tavares does not want to play for the Islanders but the writer says the Isles are bound for KC despite the binding lease until 2014-15 and Tavares recent comments praising the Isles young players and saying he absolutely will play where he's drafted.

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