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Saturday, January 08, 2011

The Young Get Younger

It appears that Frans Nielen will definitely not play for the Isles this
afternoon and reports are that Jeremy Colliton will.

The Isles thus have 21 healthy bodies: Average age: 25,39 years -- average
birthdate August 16, 1985

If Trevor Gillies is the scratch, the average age of the 20 players dressed
would drop to 25.07 years -- average birthday December 14, 1985.

Gillies, who will turn 32 this month, is the second-oldest healthy Islander.

Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home
telecasts since 1982. Visit my blog: forever1940.blogspot.com and follow me on
Twitter @ehornick

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