A look at where the Isles sit in the crease, and whether they can address it at the deadline.
The Islanders have removed one goaltender who wasn't working. Will his replacement make a meaningful difference?
The New York Islanders have put Rick DiPietro on waivers, the latest in a fascinating saga with the once-franchise goaltender.
Anders Nilsson and Kevin Poulin are first in line to take over the New York Islanders goal crease for the long term. That makes their battle in Bridgeport worth watching.
The New York Islanders have two health question marks in goal, with Evgeni Nabokov turning 37 and Rick DiPietro enduring injury after injury. But prospects Kevin Poulin and Anders Nilsson are ready to step in should either of the veterans falter.
Kevin Poulin is the most promising goalie prospect in the New York Islanders system, but like all prospects there is uncertainty, and like all Islanders goalies there are injuries.
Anders Nilsson is one of two 22-year-old goaltenders who give the New York Islanders a promising future in the crease.
The New York Islanders fell 7-3 in the final game of the 2011-12 NHL season, Al Montoya's horrid play continuing.