Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Islanders Claim Schremp From Oilers

From Katie Strang of Newsday:

Rob Schremp, who was placed on waivers by Edmonton yesterday, is now officially an Islander. Given the team's 30th-place finish last year, the Isles had first priority on Rob Schremp when they decided to put in a claim on the 2004 first-round pick last night.

Good development move on the Islanders part. The Islanders needed another talented yet has not cut it in the NHL player to see how he will do in Gordons system. If he produces, Oilers fans are going to be scratching their heads. Both Schremp and Tambellini, have to have breakout years, if not, they will become career AHL players after this year. Look  at Giroux from Washington. Killed it last year with Hershey, but again, didn't make the cut with the Caps this year.

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