Last time we visited those who manned the Islanders’ nets, we were staring down the final year of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. They were the ballsy, daffy men who put themselves at risk of injury to stop near-weaponized rubber.
That’s not a typo, which is slightly sad. What’s sadder is this may be his last chance to deliver on his “upside”.
The 2015 NHL Entry Draft begins on June 26th in Sunrise, Florida. But for the New York Islanders it begins with pick 72, formerly the Florida Panthers’ third round pick. You may remember that pick was acquired in the 2014 Draft day blockbuster that saw the Islanders trade back…a whole year.
There weren’t any assets us use. There wasn’t any sense of urgency to deal.
Garth Snow, poker star.
The New York Islanders are sending two players to the All Star Game in Columbus, OH.