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
The New York Islanders have traded both of their second round picks (35th and 58th) to Chicago and move up to the 30th overall and select Center Brock Nelson. Just a note of interest, Kevin Connolly announced the pick at… Continue Reading
Just uploaded some pics and a video of the press conference for Nino Niederreiter, check them out!
The Islanders select Nino Niederreiter with the 5th overall selection By being selected fifth overall, Niederreiter has been drafted highest of any Swiss player ever. The closest was Michel Riesen at 14th overall in 1997. The addition of Niederreiter to… Continue Reading
Just getting settled in here at the Staples Center. sitting right next to Yahoo’s Puck Daddy – Greg Wyshnyski and BD Gallof of Hockey Independent. Here is my view of the Draft Floor
Just got to the arena. The metro is cheap, and fast!
Here is a story I had written yesterday on the flight over to LA from NY. I had been asked a few times in the last few weeks why I go so crazy covering hockey. I had thought about some… Continue Reading
Good afternoon Islanders fans! Just checking in here LIVE from Los Angeles, California – well from my hotel room at least. I’ve been doing some last minute research here and there to be prepared for the first round of the… Continue Reading
With the 6-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight, coupled with a 4-2 Tampa Bay Lightning loss to the Capitals – the Islanders have “clinched” the 30th position and the best shot at the number one pick in the upcoming… Continue Reading