NHL Draft: New York Islanders Coverage
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.
They pick a big American defenseman and talented but small Russian center.
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Got a GM, got a coach, now add prospects and stir.
The reviews are nearly unanimous that the Isels picked two gems in the NHL draft.
The sniper and the defenseman fell to their laps at 11th and 12th overall.
The Isles have two first-round picks, some decisions to make, and some options ahead.
Watch the Isles greats as young men. Watch them select more...maybe?
Acquired as part of the mock-trade for Grubauer, we used our second first rounder on a "raw talent" project.
After trading the 11th for Grubauer, we went with the standout WHL defenseman.
Fans asked whether Philipp Grubauer could be had, so we mock-did it.