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New York Islanders Training Camp: Five forwards sign PTOs

New York Islanders Training Camp: Five forwards sign PTOs

Editor's Note: This post was inadvertently deleted by Fumblethumbs the Gremlin; so this is a restored version of Thursday's post -- not new news. Apologies for any comments that were lost. With the opening of training camp Thursday -- physicals and media today, skating tomorrow -- the New York Islanders also announced five additional names to fill out the camp roster. The following five have signed professional tryout contracts -- some are already on minor-league deals -- and can help fill out the rosters for the split squad games against the Ottawa Senators in St. John's. Much of this info...

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