NHL Draft: New York Islanders Coverage

Review: 'Cold a Long Time,' on Duncan MacPherson

Reviewing John Leake's "Cold A Long Time: An Alpine Mystery," which investigates what caused -- and covered up -- the death of Duncan MacPherson, the New York Islanders 1984 first-round draft pick.

Nino Niederreiter Isn't Alone: 2010 NHL Draft's Tough Rookie Years

The struggles New York Islanders fans saw in Nino Niederreiter's rookie year are quite common for 19-year-old NHLers -- and in fact they troubled Niederreiter's fellow 2010 draft picks Erik Gudbranson, Ryan Johansen and Brett Connolly.

Four Years Later: The New York Islanders' Pivotal 2008 Draft

The New York Islanders' 2008 draft is worth a periodic revisit because eight of its 13 picks still represent a pivotal cog in the franchise's rebuild.

Retro Video: Milbury Tries to Deal at 1997 NHL Draft

CBC video from 1998 shows Mike Milbury trying to wheel and deal with his extra first-round pick at the 1997 draft, talking to the Calgary Flames and Tampa Bay Lightning.

Draft Bust Debate: Patrik Stefan vs. ... Rick DiPietro?

What makes a draft bust? Is it overreaching by the drafting team, or is it a player's failure to meet his pre-draft hype through the whole of his career? Or perhaps a combination of both?

New York Islanders Defense Depth Chart after 2012 NHL Draft

How the New York Islanders organizational depth chart stacks up on defense after the 2012 NHL Draft and before the free agency period opens July 1.

LHH Zeitgeist EXCLUSIVE: Garth Snow's Pre-Draft Itinerary

What was Garth Snow thinking when offered a shocking trade of draft picks to Columbus GM Scott Howson? A procured e-mail from the Islanders may have the answers. Or it might be a parody.

NHL Draft 2012: Trent Klatt on the Islanders Draft Haul

The New York Islanders selected only defensemen in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but player development lead Trent Klatt says that wasn't exactly by design.

For Visnovsky, sometimes the puck like butterfly

The New York islanders acquired a blueline and powerplay contributor in Lubomir Visnovsky, but the character and popular interview reportedly has offers on the table to flee to Europe.

Islanders NHL Draft Wrap, Rounds 5-7: THIS Many Defensemen

The New York Islanders ran their draft table with nothing but defensemen, picking one blueliner in all seven rounds of the 2012 NHL Draft.

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