The Islanders have had their best string of drafts in the past six years. We are already seeing the talents of Pulock (2013) and Toews (2014) in the NHL. Their last six draft classes have either produced or will produce at least two full time NHL players. Continue Reading
With the Islanders first round draft choice in the fold (Ryan Strome, 5th overall) the team has a number of picks in rounds two through seven on the second day up Minnesota. Here is a breakdown of their remaining selections:… Continue Reading
The New York Islanders have selected Center Ryan Strome with the 5th overall selection of the 2011 entry draft. Great pick, no movement in picks – mystery over. More to come. By the way, Strome has worked out with BOTH… Continue Reading
Up in section 203 here is a panoramic shot of the floor here at the draft party!
As the clock ticks down to the start of tomorrow evenings First Round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, I thought it would be best to post up a little update. For the last three years, I’ve had the absolute… Continue Reading
Once again, it’s that very special time of year for the NHL – The Fall of the Balls. That’s not a crazy innuendo for something either, it’s just reality. This season though, it’s not just called the Draft Lottery, the… Continue Reading
Reports were running rampant over the last several days about Islanders defensive draft prospect and Minnesota Golden Gopher Aaron Ness being close to signing his pro contract with the Islanders. His agent, in response to these reports – claimed the… Continue Reading
The New York Islanders have selected goaltender Cody Rosen with the 185th pick of the seventh round.
The New York Islanders have traded both of their sixh round picks in 2010 (155th and 160th) to Atlanta for a fifth round pick in 2011.
The Islanders have selected left wing/center Jason Clark with the 58th pick of the third round. Jason Clark is a 6’2″ 182lb forward with a left handed shot. Last season he played for Shattuck-St Mary’s HS in Minnesota and has… Continue Reading
The Islanders have selected wildcard (and wild child) Kirill Kabanov with the 65th pick of the third round. It’s a similar situation to Kirill Petrov in that should Kabanov pan out, it’s a great pick – but it differs in… Continue Reading
Good afternoon once again live from the Staples Center here in Los Angeles, California. Today at the draft we have a rapid fire round of selections, from round two to round seven. There are no photo ops, no long winded… Continue Reading