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Friday, April 08, 2011

Chchchanges... only 9 of 20 from Isles home opener to dress tonight

Of the 20 who suited up for the Isles in the home opener on October 9 (a 5-4
shootout loss to Dallas -- and boy don't the Stars wish that one had been won in
reg/OT).... only 9 are expected to dress tonight.

The survivors: Bailey, Gillies, Parenteau, Martinek, Moulson, Konopka, Comeau,
Tavares, and DiPietro

The others: Injured: Eaton, Hunter, Mottau, Jurcina, MacDonald, Nielsen, Weight
Waived/Traded/Juniors: Sim, Wisniewski, Niederreiter, Roloson

Only 6 players from last season's finale and only 5 players from last season's
opener are expected to dress tonight:
Last year finale: Gilllies, Okposo, Moulson, Reese, Haley, Tavares
Last year opener: Bailey, Okposo, Martinek, Moulson, Tavares

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
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