Thursday, April 22, 2010

Matt Moulson: Playing Every Game as His Last

Scott Gordon talks highly of him as often as he is asked. And he was asked almost nightly. Moulson was the only Islander this season to net 30 goals. “I should have had at least five more but you jinxed.” He told me the night he hit 30. It wasn’t my fault.

Scott Gordon told Matt that he should play every game as if it was his last because he could always be sent to Bridgeport. That was the deal. “No player has every taken my advice to heart the way Matt did.” He wasn’t supposed to make it out of training camp, he wasn’t supposed to stick. He stuck like super-glue to buddy John Tavares and a young struggling team.

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