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Callup Walter played Gordon's system in Bridgeport

There are 4 comments on the Newsday story from Dec 17, 2008, titled Callup Walter played Gordon's system in Bridgeport. In it, Newsday reports that:

Center Ben Walter, who scored 14 points in his first 16 games with Bridgeport this season after returning from a sprained left knee, was called up to replace injured Nate Thompson for the Islanders against ...

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skating on sand

Henderson, NV

#1 Dec 17, 2008
Why isn't DiP being sent to Bridgeport for conditioning? Why throw him right into the lions den? Why not let him get a good work out in net and see how he does or are the powers that be afraid to see him fail down there? Will it bruise his tender ego?
Len

New York, NY

#2 Dec 17, 2008
skating on sand wrote:
Why isn't DiP being sent to Bridgeport for conditioning? Why throw him right into the lions den? Why not let him get a good work out in net and see how he does or are the powers that be afraid to see him fail down there? Will it bruise his tender ego?
I'd go one step further and keep him there for "conditioning" for the rest of the season while the Isles work through the growing pains of teh youngsters and a new system. Maybe they can teach him to stay in the net for more than 30 seconds at a time.
Len

New York, NY

#3 Dec 17, 2008
Might be time for Silly to hang them up. I really like the guy but his body seems to be telling him enough is enough.
JOHN

United States

#4 Dec 19, 2008
Len wrote:
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I'd go one step further and keep him there for "conditioning" for the rest of the season while the Isles work through the growing pains of teh youngsters and a new system. Maybe they can teach him to stay in the net for more than 30 seconds at a time.
Maybe he'll appreciate being in the NHL -
It seems he's forgotten where he came from-

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