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Michael Dal Colle is selected fifth overall by the New York Islanders in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 27, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Take Michael Dal Colle Of Oshawa 5th Overall In NHL Draft

The Islanders held onto the No. 5 pick in the NHL draft, and came away with forward Michael Dal Colle on Friday night.

06/27/2014

Brad Richards (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders Contact Former Rangers Center Brad Richards

Brad Richards playing on Long Island? It’s possible.

06/26/2014

First-overall picks LeBron James and A-Rod met in 2009. They probably talked about their greatness. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Top 15 First Overall Picks In Draft History

Over the next two days, the NBA and NHL will welcome in the next generation of prospects. When you’re taken first, you’re expected to be a game-changer. Here are 15 players who lived up to the hype.

06/26/2014

Dan Boyle (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Rangers Among Teams Interested In Veteran Defenseman Boyle

The Islanders tried, but it might end up being the Rangers who seal the deal.

06/25/2014

The Islanders’ Josh Bailey, left, celebrates his shorthanded goal against the Devils with Kyle Okposo at the Prudential Center on Sept. 19, 2013 in Newark. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders May Be Shopping Enigmatic Forward Josh Bailey

The Islanders generally don’t give up on young talent. But that doesn’t mean at this point they won’t move a player in the right deal.

06/24/2014

Garth Snow (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Friedman: An Expert’s Take On What Islanders Must Do This Offseason

The Islanders are at a crossroads and have a lot of questions to answer this offseason. I figured I’d sit down with Pro Hockey Talk’s James O’Brien and ask him a few of those questions.

06/23/2014

Charles Wang (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Report: Barroway Ready, Willing And Able To Buy Large Stake In Islanders

Charles Wang either can’t make up his mind or is just content to take his sweet time. Regardless, Andrew Barroway is fully prepared to purchase a controlling interest in the New York Islanders.

06/20/2014

Right: Thomas Vanek (Photo by Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images); Matt Moulson (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Friedman: It Should Be An Offseason Of Opportunity For Snow, Islanders

For most teams, the offseason begins when the Stanley Cup Final ends. The New York Islanders, however, are not like most teams. For better or for worse, their situation is unique, something general manager Garth Snow is fully aware of.

06/17/2014

Doug Weight (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles Promote Doug Weight, Add Greg Cronin To Coaching Staff

The New York Islanders have promoted Doug Weight to assistant general manager and added Greg Cronin as an assistant to head coach Jack Capuano.

06/17/2014

Former Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle plays against the Vancouver Canucks at SAP Center on Oct. 3, 2013 in San Jose, Calif. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Trader Garth At It Again: Islanders Acquire Rights To Veteran Defenseman Boyle

Islanders general manager Garth Snow continued his proactive approach to the offseason on Thursday, sending a conditional fifth round pick in the 2015 draft to the San Jose Sharks for the rights to veteran defenseman Dan Boyle.

06/05/2014

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang back in 2011. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Bettman: Wang Still Weighing His Options On Potential Sale Of Islanders

Will Charles Wang own the Islanders by the time next season starts? No one can say for sure.

06/05/2014

Members of the 1980 New York Islanders (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images), 1994 Rangers (Photo by Mike Powell/Allsport/Getty Images), and New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur in 2003  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/NHLI).

New York And New Jersey’s 11 Stanley Cup Champions, Ranked

Where do those Cup-winning Rangers, Islanders and Devils squads stand when compared to each other? Read on and find out.

06/05/2014

Ville Pokka #21 of Team Finland skates against Team USA at the USA hockey junior evaluation camp at the Lake Placid Olympic Center on August 8, 2012 in Lake Placid, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles Agree To 3-Year Deal With Defenseman Ville Pokka

Pokka, selected by New York in the second round of the 2012 draft, had six goals and 21 assists in 54 games with Karpat during his third full season in Liiga (Finland).

05/28/2014

The Islanders agreed to terms with goaltender Jaroslav Halak on a four-year, $18 million contract on May 22, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: Fans Pray Halak Is Just Opening Act Of Islanders’ Summer Of Garth

Someone had to be the pioneer. Regardless if Jaroslav Halak knows it or not, his signing with the Islanders on Thursday was a really big deal.

05/23/2014

Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Islanders Finally Get A Goalie, Lock Up Jaroslav Halak For 4 Years, $18 Million

They needed to lure a big-time free agent to restore some legitimacy to Long Island as a destination. The Islanders did just that Thursday.

05/22/2014

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