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01-22-2013, 05:28 PM
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Originally Posted by MattyMo35 View Post
That's a bad situation, that he just made worse. He had no business in the NHL last year, and if you're going to throw him in the NHL, at least give him competent line mates. He's playing well in the AHL, so it looks like he's turning it around. I feel bad for Isles fans, the organization is running itself into the ground.
I find it difficult to be critical of Niederreiter here, until the full story is out. He was crap last season, and has worked his ass off this year and done well. I think this all comes back to the fact that the Islanders didn't invite a few players to camp. He feels he has something to prove, has done well and they didn't even want to have a look at him. Sounds small and petty, but I can see that being the bigger issue than still being in the AHL.

I just hope it is resolved, would hate to see the Blackhawks or Wings picking him up.

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