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COMRIE TAKES PEI BY STORM

Saturday, 09.22.2007 / 3:47 PM / News
By Jason Lockhart  - Website/Publications Coordinator
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COMRIE TAKES PEI BY STORM

Center records second hat trick of camp, with scrimmage held in Summerside, Prince Edward Island

Mike Sillinger and Mike Comrie
It was a homecoming for Islanders assistant coaches John Chabot and Gerard Gallant, who both grew up in the small community of Summerside, Prince Edward Island, but it was Mike Comrie who stole the show, scoring three goals for Team Blue in the Islanders' intra-squad scrimmage on Saturday afternoon. John Chabot's Team Blue ultimately won 5-4 with Bill Guerin getting the clincher in the shootout session.

The Islanders' had a hero's welcome upon arrival in Summerside. Garnering a police escort, the Islanders peered through the bus windows to witness cars honking and fans waving.

"A lot of guys come from small Canadian towns, so we appreciate playing in places like this," said Mike Comrie. "The people of Summerside were very welcoming, and we thank them for their hospitality."

Guerin had two assists in regulation and Rick DiPietro played one period of shutout hockey for Team White.

Just past the midway point of the first period, Team White struck first. Derek Damon drove by Jordan Hart and pushed the puck past Joey MacDonald with the assist going to Miroslav Satan.

With 7:18 left in the first period, White scored again. Mike Sillinger found Trent Hunter at the side of the net for an easy re-direct.

Blue cut the lead to 2-1 when Guerin and Comrie teamed up. Guerin fed Comrie for a semi-breakaway. Comrie slid the puck under Maxime Ouellet at 4:24 of the second period.

It was all tied up at two when Guerin danced through the defense and found Comrie, who rifled home a slapshot at 9:56 of the second period.

White re-gained the lead when Jeremy Colliton found the back of the net 3:09 into the third period.

Aaron Johnson found Comrie for his second breakaway of the game and third goal of the contest, late in the third period.

In the shootout, Team Blue picked up goals from Gordie Dwyer and Guerin. Miroslav Satan scored the lone Team White shootout goal.

Today marked the end of Training Camp in Canada with the Islanders returning to Long Island.


Slapshots: For the ceremonial puck drop, Bill Guerin jokingly knocked away Mike Sillinger's stick in order to win the faceoff…The beautiful Summerside Wellness Center ice hockey rink was finished earlier this year and is home to the Summerside Junior A Capitals…The College of Summerside Performing Arts pipe and drum unit played a rousing rendition of a traditional tune during the first intermission…Today's game was a sellout of 4,012…Today's three stars were 1. Mike Comrie, 2. Miroslav Satan, 3. Aaron Johnson…Bill Guerin graciously accepted the prize of a few dozen oysters as the captain of the winning Oyster Cup Team.


TEAM WHITE
Goaltenders
39 Rick DiPietro
1  Maxime Ouellet

Defensemen
32 Brendan Witt - 4 Bryan Berard
6  Matthew Spiller - 24 Radek Martinek
43 Andrew MacDonald - 56 Dustin Kohn

Forwards
7  Trent Hunter - 18 Mike Sillinger - 81 Miroslav Satan
20 Sean Bergenheim - 52 Tyler Haskins - 38 Marc Cavosie
10 Richard Park - 72 Jeremy Colliton - 64 Olivier Labelle
37 Kip Brennan - 59 Derek Damon – 48 Steve Regier


TEAM BLUE
Goaltenders
35 Joey MacDonald
60 Mike Mole

Defensemen
25 Andy Sutton - 44 Freddy Meyer
2  Aaron Johnson - 14 Chris Campoli
49 Drew Fata - 68 Jordan Hart

Forwards
26 Ruslan Fedotenko – 89 Mike Comrie – 13 Bill Guerin
54 Gordie Dwyer - 65 Chris Gaudet - 42 Jason Pitton
27 Darryl Bootland - 51 Frans Nielsen - 28 Tim Jackman
58 Masi Marjamaki - 40 Justin Bourne - 77 Trevor Smith


* For more scoops and insights from Training Camp check out these blogs from the Islanders PR department


* You can also find more coverage of Training Camp at www.soundtigers.com


Check out Islanders TV all week and search "Training Camp" for exclusive video coverage of Islanders Training Camp.





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