It's been a long time, but the Islanders are finally drafting and keeping talent again.
Doug Weight notched his 1000th career NHL point and Josh Bailey scored his 1st NHL goal in the Islanders' 5-4 loss in Phoenix.
The Islanders visit the Rangers for the third installment of this New York rivalry. The teams split the first two meetings.
"It was kind of an awkward feeling because they announced it and, obviously, everybody has been waiting for Josh to get his first NHL goal ... He knew it; I knew it. It was just awkward. I just said, "Sorry, buddy. Sorry I got in the way.'"