Marc-Andre Bergeron Traded to Wild—Islander News, 6/10

NYI Fan CentralSenior Analyst IJune 10, 2008

New York Islander Fan Central has the following updates to round out 6/10 coverage:

* Katie Strang of Newsday had an interview with Kyle Okposo and Garth Snow's comments about the young prospect which likely was from last week at a team event.

* An Islander website review of the ten draft picks the club will have in Ottawa and why the Blake Wheeler situation drops the Isles to 36th. 

* Al Arbour nominated for the Joe Drago coach of the year award at the 40th Annual House of Kin Sports Celebrity Dinner and Awards Wednesday night.

* Some words from the Isles first Captain, Ed Westphal about the salary cap and today's league.

* SI report on Rick DiPietro and Garth Snow who will be in Toronto Wednesday for the meeting on the goalie equipment working group which is supposed to be a one day event.  

* Former Islander Marc-Andre Bergeron traded Tuesday to the Minnesota from Anaheim for the same third rounder Garth Snow received at the trade deadline which made his teams powerplay point shot significantly weaker at a time the club won six in a row to climb back into contention.

* The retirement of former Islander Trevor Linden which is expected to be announced Wednesday.

 * The dismissal of a Marc Crawford in Los Angeles Tuesday by Dean Lombardi who many Islander fans wanted Charles Wang to hire a few years ago.