It's been a long time, but the Islanders are finally drafting and keeping talent again.
Brock Nelson is the "other" 2010 first-round pick of the New York Islanders, but he's becoming every bit as important as Nino Niederreiter.
Before 1998 they drafted well: Luongo(1997), Dumont(1996), Chara(1996), Redden(1995) After 2007 they restarted their focus on quality drafting: (the whole 2008 class), Tavares(2009),...
The New York Islanders broke from recent history by selecting big Edmonton defenseman Griffin Reinhart with the fourth overall pick in the 2012 NHL Draft.
Looking back at NHL norms to divine reasonable expectations for Garth Snow's late-round draft picks for the New York Islanders.
Sorting Islanders topics, from the upcoming draft, to existing prospects, to free agency just around the corner.
Looking back at Mike Milbury's mixed Islanders draft record gives us a gauge for our expectations for Garth Snow's drafts.