For a long while, 2000 1st Round first overall draft pick Rick DiPietro has been the face of the Islanders franchise, but having two high first round draft picks in three years – the new faces of the franchise are forwards Josh Bailey and Kyle Okposo.
With youth and youthful exuberance they graciously dive head first into anything the organization asks of them. I have to say, it is definately fun to have so much youth in the organization.
In case you missed it, check out the latest Islanders TV clip (commercial) featuring the duo talking about the free Spring Hockey program the Islanders are running in which they give out FREE hockey equipment!!
Good on ya boys!