Danis strong in goal but Isles lose to Pens, 1-0

There are 20 comments on the Newsday story from Feb 26, 2009, titled Danis strong in goal but Isles lose to Pens, 1-0. In it, Newsday reports that:

For 150 minutes and six seconds, Islanders goaltender Yann Danis was perfect. He hadn't given up a goal since a long shot by the Rangers' Scott Gomez bounced between his legs a week earlier.

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Battfist

Howell, NJ

#1 Feb 26, 2009
All Im saying is KO! He leaves it on the ice night after night. He is getting in tune with his star player.

Hillan- this guy is showing he can play...

Danis-if keep this type of play up-Joey Mac is out of luck.

Frans and Bergy seem to be playing better together on the same line.
kallur

Andes, NY

#2 Feb 26, 2009
Here's another thing I don't get: Hillen showed he could play from his very first shift at the end of last season -- at MSG, no less. So why did he start the year in the minors? Why didn't the Isles, with an abundance of D-men, trade one for a scorer, or, better yet for the Isles' way of thinking, a 2011 second-round draft pick?
skating on sand

Las Vegas, NV

#3 Feb 26, 2009
Battfist wrote:
All Im saying is KO! He leaves it on the ice night after night. He is getting in tune with his star player.
Hillan- this guy is showing he can play...
Danis-if keep this type of play up-Joey Mac is out of luck.
Frans and Bergy seem to be playing better together on the same line.
McDonald/Danis- Gordon has a bit of a problem here. The way Danis is playing right now,If Gordon plays Danis it looks like the team is being competitive and trying to win and if he does win we move up in the standings depending on how Atlanta plays ,however if he plays McDonald , almost guaranteed to lose,it's going to look like Gordon is trying to tank the rest of the season to get the first pick. Hmmm such a quandary. And yes, Doc OK looks better every game. He reminds me of Greg Gilbert without the toughness which hoefully will come eventually.
skating on sand

Las Vegas, NV

#4 Feb 26, 2009
OOPS, I hoPefully. I forgot to "P". I hope the word quandary didn't unsettle too many of you readers. I'm sure it made you run for your dictionarys.
Marek

Los Angeles, CA

#5 Feb 26, 2009
skating on sand wrote:
OOPS, I hoPefully. I forgot to "P". I hope the word quandary didn't unsettle too many of you readers. I'm sure it made you run for your dictionarys.
That's "dictionaries".

Thanks a lot. I started the day fine, but now I'm all unsettled.
Feces for Jesus

Forest Hills, NY

#6 Feb 26, 2009
If the Rangers and Isles combine teams, maybe they'd be able to score.
skating on sand

Las Vegas, NV

#7 Feb 26, 2009
Marek wrote:
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That's "dictionaries".
Thanks a lot. I started the day fine, but now I'm all unsettled.
I stand corrected and humbled. I've been learning how to spell and how to use proper punctuation and grammar by reading this forum. hoow em eye doeeng?
Marek

Los Angeles, CA

#8 Feb 26, 2009
skating on sand wrote:
<quoted text> I stand corrected and humbled. I've been learning how to spell and how to use proper punctuation and grammar by reading this forum. hoow em eye doeeng?
Better.
champ4

AOL

#9 Feb 26, 2009
defense!!!!!!! about time.... lol lets go islanders........ i say go with the d man mc needs to go..........
champ4

AOL

#10 Feb 26, 2009
on a fact that i may add the fisherman favors mc its true i mean really.but he has to see now that the d man is much more better then the mc wake up gordon..... mc has to go....its not about it anymore.the d amn is a real good focused..golie just in case dp isnt on his game for next year we have a real good golie with his own sense of style.and yes we need a reaL GOOD goal scorer or mabey two and we will be allright..
champ4

AOL

#11 Feb 26, 2009
by the way the rangers lost lol. does any one like the peng.new uniforms? i think there horible....
Battfist

Columbus, OH

#12 Feb 26, 2009
kallur wrote:
Here's another thing I don't get: Hillen showed he could play from his very first shift at the end of last season -- at MSG, no less. So why did he start the year in the minors? Why didn't the Isles, with an abundance of D-men, trade one for a scorer, or, better yet for the Isles' way of thinking, a 2011 second-round draft pick?
Maybe because he played in a different system last year...

there was nothing wrong with sending a guy like Hillen down to the AHL to get more ice time to fine tune his game.
Battfist

Columbus, OH

#13 Feb 26, 2009
Feces for Jesus wrote:
If the Rangers and Isles combine teams, maybe they'd be able to score.
I doubt it.
ThenewislesGM

New Rochelle, NY

#14 Feb 26, 2009
Once again, why we need to draft Tavares instead of Hedmen. We need someone who can turn into a proven goal scorer because the free agent signing thing isn't working right now. We can't rely just on Okposo. Losing was another step in that direction.
kallur

Andes, NY

#15 Feb 26, 2009
Battfist wrote:
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Maybe because he played in a different system last year...
there was nothing wrong with sending a guy like Hillen down to the AHL to get more ice time to fine tune his game.
Mike Bossy adjusted pretty quickly to Arbour's system, hardly his own.(True, Arbour was smart enough to allow some leeway.) Hillen is talented. As with any talented player, you tell him what you want, he does it.(Helen Mirren once said any good director only has to tell you one of four things: faster, slower, more, less. Hockey must be similar: think D, think O, pass more, shoot more.)
skating on sand

Las Vegas, NV

#16 Feb 26, 2009
Marek wrote:
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Better.
tank yoo.
skating on sand

Las Vegas, NV

#17 Feb 26, 2009
champ4 wrote:
on a fact that i may add the fisherman favors mc its true i mean really.but he has to see now that the d man is much more better then the mc wake up gordon..... mc has to go....its not about it anymore.the d amn is a real good focused..golie just in case dp isnt on his game for next year we have a real good golie with his own sense of style.and yes we need a reaL GOOD goal scorer or mabey two and we will be allright..
case in point! this is my teacher
Battfist

Columbus, OH

#18 Feb 26, 2009
kallur wrote:
<quoted text>Mike Bossy adjusted pretty quickly to Arbour's system, hardly his own.(True, Arbour was smart enough to allow some leeway.) Hillen is talented. As with any talented player, you tell him what you want, he does it.(Helen Mirren once said any good director only has to tell you one of four things: faster, slower, more, less. Hockey must be similar: think D, think O, pass more, shoot more.)
Love the analogy.

I just think they were giving those who earned their ice time a chance-guys like Campoli...Gervais...Meyer.
I wasnt sold on Hillen at first but the last two games-he showing promise. It makes the Campoli trade even look better.
Dr Phil

AOL

#19 Feb 26, 2009
As for last night; Okposo left it in the locker room, Bailey was of no impact whatsoever,Nielsen was nowhere to be seen, Bergenheim couldn't score on my grandmother, and she's dead, and Tambellini, well, he was Tambellini. As for defense, is Sutton in their plans for next season? Freddy Meyer?
Albuquerque Mike

AOL

#20 Feb 26, 2009
Battfist wrote:
All Im saying is KO! He leaves it on the ice night after night. He is getting in tune with his star player.
Hillan- this guy is showing he can play...
Danis-if keep this type of play up-Joey Mac is out of luck.
Frans and Bergy seem to be playing better together on the same line.
I thought you were a big DP fan! You don't come back from hip surgery 100%, and there is less chance if you've had it twice, once on each hip. Danis played great last night, but we need real no. 1 goalie. Now the Rangers have the coach the Islanders should have had.

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