‘Game two will be in the Marina next Saturday afternoon with a 3:00 faceoff on WGR Sports Radio 550 and NBC.’
Archives for April 22, 2007
'A schedule for the series is yet to be released.'
'“It’s a lot of fun just to be back out there and playing and be right into the playoffs, which is the most exciting time of the year,” Connolly said. “To move on to the next round, it’s just a great feeling to be back.”'
'“It’s a learning process and I think he learned from that last year,” Daniel Briere said after Game Five. “I was very impressed with his last game in New York, the effort he put in. It was just an all-around great game on his part. And tonight he made another great play on Max’s goal. Everybody was expecting him to just drop it right when he got inside the blue line. And I think Poti expected that too. Next thing you knew he was around him and that’s when he dropped it, when everybody thought he was going to take it to the net. That’s what Thomas is all about. You never know what to expect when he’s coming down on you. And that’s one of his biggest strengths.”'
Is the finger of blame unfairly pointed at one group? (New York Times)
Islanders aren’t the victims here (New York Post)
Deserted Isles (New York Post)
Will they stay or go? (New York Newsday)
Smyth a most uncommon player, and Isles must find way to keep him (New York Newsday)
'Sabres forward Jason Pominville added, “We expected a battle. We had to battle for every game.”'
'“We tightened up and didn’t want to make a mistake and that sort of hurt our play,” Ruff admitted of the tense final period. “It’s tough, you get that lead and you’re preaching let’s not make the big mistake (but) we took our foot off the accelerator and, give them credit, they saw a dog that was back on its heels and they came right after us.”'