NHL Draft: New York Islanders Coverage
It beats burning $5 million in cap space for a pressbox spot.
After sitting through the pomp of Day 1 without a selection, the Islanders have picks to use on Day 2.
Mike and Dan discuss the Islanders moves at the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, including trading their first round pick for defenseman Alexander Romanov.
The agile OHL defenseman was rated a little higher at mid-season, but missed time down the stretch with mono.
An American left wing with some offensive upside.
A good skating and passing defenseman playing for Djurgardens, they say.
The Isles add a smooth-skating left-shooting defenseman with promise, and a low cap hit.
The Finnish forward impressed after the draft among competition his own age.
MR. BERG... DID YOU HAND IN YOUR ASSIGNMENT, MR. BERG?
In the third round, at No. 93 overall, the Islanders took goalie Tristan Lennox from the Saginaw Spirit, onetime junior hockey home of current Islanders prospects Blade Jenkins and Bode Wilde.
The NHL Draft has featured its customary mix of big player trades and pick swaps.
In a twist that was both surprising and also the most NHL thing that possibly could happen, a "placeholder team" won the right to draft first overall. The Islanders could be that placeholder.
Three years for the HV71 winger from Tranas, Sweden
The Islanders had a couple of "reaches" but, naturally, believe in the selections they made.
An overager center with a couple of recent championship titles.
The left-shooting center if their fifth-round selection.
A large, left-shooting defenseman out of the QMJHL
The Islanders enter the second day with four more picks to go.
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Here’s all our coverage, links and resources for the Islanders at the 2019 draft
The Islanders prep for Day 2 of the 2019 draft while trade rumors swirl around the league.
The Swedish winger was not a consensus first-round prospect, though some are high on him.
The Czech goalie is a promising teenage prospect.
Everybody seems to, on balance, love the Islanders’ draft haul.
One more USNTDP center, a winger and a defenseman
The Czech netminder is slated for Finland on his next pro stop.