Found January 24, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
Despite leading the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in scoring for the first half of the AHL season, Islander prospect Nino Niederreiter wasn't invited to the team's training camp two weeks ago.   Kevin Schultz suspects Isles general manager Garth Snow may not have spoken with Niederreiter about why he was snubbed, prompting the Swiss forward to request a trade: If I’m a manager of any business, hockey or otherwise, I want to make sure my employees understand why I make difficult decisions. Especially if those decisions will impact them negatively. If I’m the manager of a hockey club and decide to leave some of the top minor league players off the training camp roster, I’m failing at my job if I don’t explain to them why. Explain that there is a plan, we’re going to take things slow, and now isn’t the right time (or whatever the reasons). That way, when the news comes down it’s not a shocker. It may not be what they want to hear, but it could likely result in a closed-door disc...
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