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Satan preparing for a comeback?

 If you have mastered how to navigate the new site already (I'm still learning) you'll be able to find a more comprehensive story about this online, but skating at Iceworks in Syosset yesterday was a familiar face, ex-Islander Miroslav Satan.

Not completely surprising given Satan still keeps a summer home in the area and is not making his usual off-season trek to his native Slovakia given the recent birth of his daughter, BUT, remember this is only a couple of weeks after agent Allan Walsh tweeted that he was in discussions with the Islanders about Satan's potential return to NY.

Satan confirmed his agent and the Islanders have spoken a few times last week, but that it has been relatively quiet recently.

When asked about a potential LI homecoming, Satan said he'd be open to the idea.

"I'm not saying no to anything right now," Satan said.

Satan, who said he has interest from a few different teams, but not Pittsburgh, said he would prefer to stay in the East and will hopefully have a destination determined in the next few weeks.

"I've got to make up my mind quickly and decide where," Satan said.

Satan, who had 36 points (17 goals and 19 assists) in 65 games with the Penguins this season, will be returning home to Slovakia in a few weeks for his turn with the Stanley Cup.

He said he plans to bring the Cup to a charity hockey tournament, a rally in his hometown, a local hospital, and a potential visit with the president.

"Not too many times has the Stanley Cup been there," Satan said.

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Josh Bailey, who recently returned from a weekend in Nova Scotia while participating in teammate Jon Sim's charity function,  was also among the group who skated at Iceworks yesterday 

Tags: Miroslav Satan , Josh Bailey , Jon Sim , Allan Walsh

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