Islanders' defensive corps getting he...

Islanders' defensive corps getting healthy

There are 5 comments on the Newsday story from Nov 16, 2008, titled Islanders' defensive corps getting healthy. In it, Newsday reports that:

Islanders defenseman Brendan Witt , recovering from a sprained knee, went through his first full practice during the morning skate before last night's game against Ottawa at the Coliseum.

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Clifton, NJ

#1 Nov 16, 2008
Witt said. "To me, if I can only play two out of the three, it's not ready, and I'm not going to put the team in that situation. I'd never do that."
Is that a shot at DP I hear? Good. It was beyond stupid that DPs ego was more important to him than coming back 100% the first time. He was never healthy enough to start the year & now he's gone for who knows how long. I'm still ticked off about what he pulled.

It'll be great to get Witt back.

Clifton, NJ

#2 Nov 16, 2008
And I agree with Gordon about Bailey. He looks very comfortable out there. He's got incredible vision & wonderful passing skills out there. I want to see him start shooting, but if he continues to play this way over the next 6 games, then there is absolutely no reason what so ever to send him back to Junior. Very very impressive for an 18 year old child playing in this league. Let's hope he keeps it up.

“Hoping LI moves past the 70's”

Since: Feb 08

Long Island

#3 Nov 16, 2008
I cant WAIT to see Witter play again.
And yes, Josh Bailey really is looking good out there... better than most (all?) of us would have thought he would!

Edison, NJ

#4 Nov 16, 2008
what harm could bailey do we cant get worse he is only helping....just keep him

Howell, NJ

#5 Nov 16, 2008
Speak for yourself metal
Bailey is a player-always has been.

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