Anthony Beauvillier puts on his hat after being selected 28th overall by the New York Islanders in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 26, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Snow Turned Nothing Into Something In A Hurry As Islanders Excelled At NHL Draft

The New York Islanders went into the 2015 NHL draft, which had been touted as incredibly deep, with no picks in the first two rounds. It wasn’t long before that changed in a big way.

06/29/2015

SUNRISE, FL - JUNE 27:  AnDong Song poses after being selected 172nd overall by the New York Islanders during the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 27, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Andong Song Becomes 1st Chinese Player Taken In NHL Draft

Andong Song was selected by the New York Islanders with the No. 172 pick in the draft on Saturday.

06/27/2015

Pavel Zacha poses after being selected sixth overall by the New Jersey Devils in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 26, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Devils Take Zacha With 6th Pick In Draft; Isles Trade Up For Barzal, Beauvillier

New general manager Ray Shero is delivering on his promise to make the struggling Devils a more exciting team. Meanwhile, the Isles are stockpiling young talent.

06/26/2015

New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Friedman: Despite Lack Of Early Picks, Islanders Have Options In NHL Draft

There’s a lot of flexibility here. Let’s take a look at some potential selections that could make sense when the Islanders are on the clock.

06/26/2015

Ivan Nova pitches in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Yankee Stadium on June 24, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

3 Up, 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Let’s take a look at this week’s best and worst stories in the N.Y.-N.J. sports landscape.

06/25/2015

Fans pose with the New York Islanders ice girls prior to a game against the New Jersey Devils at Barclays Center. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders To Begin Brooklyn Era Against Blackhawks

The team announced details of its 2015-16 season opener on Wednesday. The Islanders are moving to Barclays Center after a 43-year run at Nassau Coliseum.

06/24/2015

Clark Gillies, Mike Bossy and Bryan Trottie

6 Islanders Who Have Won Individual NHL Awards

On the eve of the NHL Awards show, and in recognition of John Tavares’ second MVP nomination in three years, we’ll take a look at the six Islanders who’ve taken home hardware from the event.

06/24/2015

John Tavares of the New York Islanders faces off against the Buffalo Sabres. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL To Move To 3-On-3 In Overtime Next Season

The Board of Governors still must approve the change Wednesday when it meets in Las Vegas.

06/24/2015

Islanders prospect Josh Ho-Sang, right, of the Windsor Spitfires competes against the Owen Sound Attack on Nov. 6, 2014 at the WFCU Centre in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Dennis Pajot/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Are Loaded With Top Prospects, But Few Are Ready For NHL

As we enter the offseason, the Islanders have plenty of questions to answer — some of which pertain to their prospect pool.

06/19/2015

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - Exterior

John Spano, Man Who Tried To Scam NHL And Isles, Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

A man who once tried to pull off an audacious scam to buy the Islanders was sentenced to 10 years in prison for another fraud case in northeast Ohio.

06/19/2015

2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Six

In Honor Of Blackhawks’ Cup Title, 10 Legendary NHL Dynasties

In this day and age, what the Blackhawks accomplished on Monday night made them a dynasty.

06/16/2015

Islanders forward Josh Bailey (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Must Remain Aggressive This Summer If They Are To Keep Pace In East

We’re near the halfway point of the Stanley Cup Final, which means the offseason is right around the corner. For the New York Islanders, it will be a time to recalibrate and plug up some holes.

06/09/2015

Team Russia forward Kirill Petrov, right, scores the sixth goal past Latvia's goalie Maris Jucers during a preliminary round game of the IIHF International Ice Hockey World Championship in Helsinki on May 4, 2013. (ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders Trying To Raid The KHL, Targeting Pair Of Big, Young Forwards

A mystery man for several years, it finally looks like Kirill Petrov is coming to the NHL.

06/08/2015

Tampa Bay Lightning v New York Rangers - Game Seven

6 NHL Sun Belt Franchises That Have Made Stanley Cup Runs

Here are six southern franchises that have made runs (both successful and unsuccessful) to the Final.

06/03/2015

Nassau Coliseum as seen before the Islanders' home playoff game against the Washington Capitals on April 21, 2015. (Credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Hempstead OKs Redevelopment Plan For Nassau Coliseum Site

A group headed by developer Bruce Ratner will renovate the aging arena and build a movie theater, restaurants, stores, recreation and office space on the 91-acre site.

05/26/2015

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