Veteran Weight showing his value with...

Veteran Weight showing his value with Isles

There are 6 comments on the Newsday story from Jan 30, 2009, titled Veteran Weight showing his value with Isles. In it, Newsday reports that:

He might be 38 years old, but Doug Weight has been a breath of fresh air in an Islanders' locker room that is showing the strains of rebuilding under rookie coach Scott Gordon , whose methods have left several ...

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United States

#1 Jan 30, 2009
Keep Weight...sign him up for another year.

Logan-thanks for keeping it positive!!!!

Linden, IA

#2 Jan 30, 2009
great article today

Syracuse, NY

#3 Jan 30, 2009
Weight is a real class guy. I think the isles will surprise a lot of people in a couple years...hopefully they will still be on LI.
David Volek

Allen Park, MI

#4 Jan 30, 2009
I third the signing of Weight for another season. If Okposo and/or Bailey become half the players Weight was over his career, the Islanders will be a better team.

Yonkers, NY

#5 Jan 31, 2009
I Fourth the signing of Weight for next season....For just the influence he has over centers like Neilsen and Bailey alone. You can see Bailey progressing fast and Frans has made a Quantum leap in progression. Plus all the things i heard on Bottas blog about Weight, one more year!one more year!
Morris Wanchuk

Berthoud, CO

#6 Jan 31, 2009
Thats BS that Wang loses that kind of money, all organizations no matter what type have P&L to off set taxes. So saying 20 25M is not accurate

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