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Niederreiter Wants Islanders To Trade Him

With Nino Niederreiter still in the minors and not getting an invite to the Islanders shortened six-day training camp, his agent has asked the team for a trade, a league source confirmed.

The trade request, first reported by ESPN.com, came early last week in an email, right around the time the Islanders made call-ups from their AHL affiliate in Bridgeport in order to fill out the roster.

Niederreiters agent apparently was displeased his client was not part of that group, despite the fact Niederreiter played 55 games with the Islanders last season, and this season is leading the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the teams AHL affiliate, in scoring.

Any conversations I have with players, that remains between us, Islanders general manager Garth Snow said last night.

For more on this story visit: BRETT CYRGALIS, New York Post


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