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by Paul on 01/19/06 at 12:46 AM ET
One candidate who is believed to have already made contact with the Islanders is Syosset native John Weisbrod, who is currently a Northeast-based pro scout for the Dallas Stars. Weisbrod not only has a connection to Lamoriello, which is enough of a resume-booster, but also has close ties to Carolina Hurricanes coach Peter Laviolette. And, according to several persons with knowledge of the situation, that is the foundation of a second dream scenario for the Islanders. If Steve Tambellini and Brent Sutter don't work out as a GM/coach tandem, another option is Weisbrod as GM and Laviolette possibly being lured back to Long Island as coach and director of player personnel.read on
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