Islanders in Diapers


Gettin' Charty: EV Goals/GP for OHL + WHL Forwards

A look at recent successful goal scorers in the WHL and OHL, and what it might tell us about the NHL future of New York Islanders draft picks Michael Dal Colle and Joshua Ho-Sang.

Ho-Sang Unloads on Hockey Canada Snubs


Throughout 2014, New York Islanders prospect Joshua Ho-Sang (1st round, 28th overall) has been asked: "Why haven't you received an invitation back to Hockey Canada camp?" He's grown tired of the...

Views: Okposo's rebirth, Top 10 Isles prospects


In The Hockey News (which picks the New York Islanders 6th in the Metro), Kyle Okposo discusses how he turned his game around. Meanwhile, the Isles have seven players listed on ESPN's Top 100 NHL...

On Ones Who Walk Away: Kichton, Spurgeon, ahems...


A check-in on the New York Islanders draft picks since 2008 who the franchise elected not to sign.

Persson on Ovechkin, Isles fans, angry Sutters


John Persson discussed a range of topics with hockeysverige, so we capture a few of the best nuggets on Anders Nilsson, the Sutter family, and Islanders fans.

Kabanov thanks fans, calls move his choice


In a Facebook post thanking fans and praising the Isles staff, Kirill Kabanov called his parting from the organization his choice.

BUYOUT: Isles, Kabanov to part


Kirill Kabanov has been placed on unconditional waivers by the New York Islanders, the first step on the way to a buyout by the club.


Good Company: Ho-Sang's OHL EV assist rate

A look at Joshua Ho-Sang's assist rate at even strength in the OHL has him in the company of the forwards selected at the top of the 2014 NHL Draft.

Blue/White Scrimmage [Game Thread of Projections]


A parade of New York Islanders prospects, not all of them defensemen and obscure goalies, face off tonight in the annual Blue/White (and sometimes Orange) scrimmage. We watch, gawk and yearn.

Camp Round Up, Day 1: Wide Eyes and Microphones


The Islanders kicked off their 2014 Rookie Camp - the final one at Nassau Coliseum - and brought together fresh draft picks, returning "veterans" and local walk-ons. Here's a collection of bits,...


2014 Isles Mini-Camp, Scrimmage Rosters


The following is the published roster for this week's New York Islanders prospect mini-camp, which runs through Sunday, July 13, with the annual Blue/White scrimmage at Nassau Coliseum on Thursday.

Poulin Files for Arbitration: What's he want?


A CBA-diving look at what Kevin Poulin might seek after filing for salary arbitration with the New York Islanders.

Key RFAs qualified, but some will wander away


The New York Islanders completed the standard and expected issue of qualifying offers to restricted free agents today, but that doesn't mean all of these youngsters will be back with the team.

Top 25U25: #2 - Brock Nelson preaches, you follow


It wasn't gaudy numbers, sheltered minutes, nor unsustainable percentages that impressed in Brock Nelson's rookie season. It was his performance as a three-zone player in multiple roles on multiple...

Top 25U25: Travis Hamonic leads D at #3


Travis Hamonic has played 252 NHL games before age 24, and the Islanders have him locked up for another six years.

Top 25U25: At #4, Strome poised for breakout


Ryan Strome's game has shown it is beginning to translate to the NHL level, as it did from juniors to the AHL.

Top 25U25: Love and fear for Calvin de Haan at #5


Clavin de Haan as one of the top young Islanders? Enthusiasm tempered by wounds and fear.

Top 25U25: Griffin Reinhart nears liftoff at #6


Whatever his offensive ceiling, Reinhart is going to be a large man in the NHL, and projects to at least be a minutes muncher who is above average defensively. He's an asset the Isles need.

Top 25U25: Pokka at #7, a name like a villain


He's a PP QB, an excellent passer and set up man, but lacks that hard shot from the point that Pulock possess.

Top 25U25: #8 Anders Lee, power forward of dreams?


Anders Lee's exciting NHL debut at the end of 2012-13 was a cool story, but it masked some weaknesses. In 2013-14, Lee appeared to be making all the necessary adjustments to excel.

Top 25U25: Pulock, the other WHL meat at #9


After four consecutive years holding a fifth-overall or better pick, the New York Islanders' reward for a 2013 playoff appearance was a 15th-overall selection in the NHL draft. They could have done...

Top 25U25: At #11, Donovan shedding skin?


At age 24 and due a qualifying offer, has Donovan established himself just in time?

Top 25U25: Scott Mayfield inches up to #12


There is definite value to a guy who can be a pain in the ass to good opponents -- particularly when the player is young and not in the "but I got reputation" phase of his career.

Top 25U25: At 13, Cizikas fell, can he get up?


A bulldog of a player whose engine always appears to be in high gear, Casey Cizikas by his own admission took a step back last season.

Top 25U25: At 14, Collberg is next Vanek, surely


Sebastian Collberg has skill he exhibited against his own peers, but needs to figure out how to "play with men."

Top 25U25: Czuczman #16 at age 23


As a fairly sought-after college free agent, Kevin Czuczman's debut was rocky, but his finish was promising. He'll have some room to prove his merit before the prospect onslaught tests him.

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