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The Islanders Have A Hockey Player In Matt Moulson

from Michael Farber of Sports Illustrated,

Maybe the Islanders, who began the week 14th in the Eastern Conference, are moving in the right direction. But in comparison to, say, Minnesota or Florida, it seems like turning around the fortunes of this franchise is more difficult than making a K-turn with a battleship.

“Sometimes (winning) is a slower process,” Islanders left winger Matt Moulson says. “Some teams find it quicker. In our case, it’s been slow but steady, a matter of really finding the right people that fit together.”

Moulson is a reminder that a team does not have to be egregious in order to find players.

Of course, Moulson might have been harder to find than most. As a boy growing up in the sprawling Toronto suburb of Mississauga, virtually every team in the Greater Toronto Hockey League cut him. As a teenager, hardly a squad in the 416 or 905 area codes didn’t tell him to take a hike.

When he was 16, Moulson had to drop down a letter, to the AA level, which is not exactly the fast track to having your own hockey card.


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a ray shero mistake for sure.

Posted by gretzky_to_lemieux on 12/14/11 at 11:46 PM ET

shazam88's avatar

a Dean Lombardi / Terry Murray mistake for sure

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 12/15/11 at 12:33 AM ET


A great story about perseverance and staying true to your goal.

Posted by Hockey Skills from United States on 12/15/11 at 09:15 AM ET

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