After signing his theoretical ELC, Step 2 was agreeing to terms on an RFA ‘extension’ for next season.
The complete run down of LHH's draft updates , followed by some other bits on the Islanders' haul from Friday and Saturday. Thanks to everyone for following along, reading and discussing.
The Islanders ended the 2014 NHL draft by selecting a center and a re-entry with family ties.
The Islanders continued to hoard goalies with their first 4th round pick and select a familar name with their second.
The Islanders used one of two third round picks, filling a huge organizational hole with the selection, and trading the other to Florida.
Newly drafted Islanders Michael Dal Colle and Josh Ho-Sang give their first interviews after being drafted.
NHL news and notes for Islanders fans. Recaps of the first round of the 2014 NHL draft and reactions to Islanders picks Michael Dal Colle, Joshua Ho-Sang and Garth Snow dropping S-bombs on TV.
Garth Snow tries a little more late night magic and takes a flier on Ho-Sang.
Instead of trading their first round pick they instead select the impressive LW from Oshawa.
To trade or not to trade? That's always been the question.
Everything Islanders fans everywhere need to know to watch the 2014 NHL draft live from Philadelphia.
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The Islanders have a recent history with the fifth overall pick in the NHL Draft. Here is a deeper look into the draft position's complete history.
Historically, top first- and second-overall draft picks are old for their age group, while younger players are in the third-through-fifth range.
The annual SB Nation NHL mock draft is underway, with each SB Nation NHL site selecting a player for the team they are cursed to cover. For the Islanders, we picked Oshawa's Michael Dal Colle. But we're never right.
Taking the points per game of the top 2014 NHL draft prospects and adjusting for age and historic comparables. Is Nikolaj Ehlers a guy worth going "off the board" for?