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New York Islanders – Offseason Prospect System Review

By |2018-08-19T11:53:20-04:00August 19th, 2018|31-in-31 Series, Feature Story|

  Offseason Moves   Nothing much happened this summer on Long Island. The organization let go of long-time General Manager Garth Snow and Head Coach Doug Weight, replacing them with Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz, respectively. They “quietly” let franchise player and captain John Tavares escape. Top four oft-injured defenseman Calvin de Haan also walked [...]

New York Islanders 2018 Draft Review and Development Camp Updates

By |2018-07-17T23:11:09-04:00July 18th, 2018|31-in-31 Series, Feature Story|

31 in 31 Series, July: New York Islanders   Draft Review   A sign that reads “under new management” at the Islanders draft table would be understatement. They have a new GM in veteran Lou Lamoriello, a new head coach in veteran Barry Trotz and soon they’ll have a new captain, with star center John Tavares [...]

August 31-in-31: New York Islanders

By |2018-06-12T11:01:20-04:00August 19th, 2017|Feature Story|

The New York Islanders underwent some pretty heavy plastic surgery over the course of the offseason. They made three big swaps: Shipping inconsistent young forward Ryan Strome to Edmonton in exchange for offensive winger Jordan Eberle; donating a first and a second round pick to Vegas in exchange for them taking Mikhail Grabovski’s contract as [...]

July 31-in-31: New York Islanders

By |2018-06-12T11:09:38-04:00July 20th, 2017|Feature Story|

The Islanders ended up with five selections in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft as GM Garth Snow shuffled the deck a bit in light of his team’s performance in 2016-17 plus the fallout from the Expansion Draft. The Islanders dealt their first selection (15th overall) to Vegas in exchange for the Knights to take on [...]