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Monday, January 31, 2011

Ty Wishart

It appears that Ty Wishart has joined the isles for their practice today, in
advance of their game in Atlanta tomorrow.

Here's an nhl.com feature on Wishart, who has yet make his NHL debut:
http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=385003

One interesting note on Wishart -- sources seem split as to where he was born ..
by about 2500 miles or so. Some places list Belleville, Ontario (birthplace of
Eddie Westfall), others list Comox, British Columbia (birthplace of Cam Neely).
It appears that Wishart did grow up in Comox, attending the same high school
(Highland Secondary School) that Pamela Anderson did.


Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home
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