B.D. Gallof

Barclays Center as seen from Chopper 880 - Brooklyn, NY - Jul 18, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Gallof: While Nassau Postures, Islanders Positioning For Real Run At Brooklyn

According to an NHL source, Islanders owner Charles Wang will use the new developer aspects in Nassau County to put more pressure on the Barclays Center for a good deal. Things are starting to happen.

09/12/2012

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen from Chopper 880 - Uniondale, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Gallof: Bad News Islanders Fans, New Nassau Coliseum Plan Is Fatally Flawed

If you find positives in Nassau County’s new plan to renovate the area where the Islanders currently play, I have an old and dilapidated coliseum to sell you. This latest attempt to keep the NHL where it currently resides is pie in the sky.

WFAN–07/12/2012

Might the Islanders make a run at unrestricted free agent Zach Parise? (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Gallof: Islanders To Try Hard, But Free Agency Will Be Like The Wild West

The Islanders have had a cap floor budget for almost a year now. WFAN’s B.D. Gallof has learned that the bridles of that budget might be less restrictive for some free agency targets.

WFAN–06/28/2012

Lubomir Visnovsky (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Gallof: Islanders Go Crazy, Do Very Well With Defense Prospects In Draft

If there were any concerns about the state of the Islanders’ defensive prospects heading into last weekend’s draft, they’ve been addressed. And then some.

WFAN–06/25/2012

Filip Forsberg

Gallof: History Shows Islanders’ Draft Philosophy Flies In Face Of Expert Rankings

The time has come for predictions for the NHL Draft. What will the Islanders do? When it comes to this franchise, conventional wisdom is often trumped by the system. Have no fear for I will explain it.

WFAN–06/20/2012

Ryan Murray

Gallof: HockeyProspect.com Says Dumba Or Reinhart To Islanders In Draft

In the final installment of a five-part series previewing the NHL Draft, B.D. Gallof spoke with Mark Edwards of HockeyProspect.com, who looked at the Islanders’ situation in a different light.

WFAN–06/19/2012

Mikhail Grigorenko

Gallof: ISS Hockey Head Suggests Islanders Go For Grigorenko

If you are looking for some of the most reliable NHL Draft rankings around, look no further than International Scouting Services. During a recent interview, ISS’s Dennis MacInnis shed some light on who the Islanders could draft.

WFAN–06/18/2012

Nail Yakupov

Gallof: TSN’s McKenzie Touts Defensive Depth In NHL Draft; What Should Isles Do?

TSN’s Bob McKenzie is considered hockey royalty in Canada. His words tend to be viewed as gospel, especially around draft time. McKenzie recently explained his philosophy to WFAN and touched on who the Islanders might pick.

06/14/2012

Mikhail Grigorenko

Gallof: Hockey Prospectus Draft Expert Says Islanders Should Stay Course, Take Forward

The NHL Draft is less than two weeks away and rumors continue to swirl over what the Islanders will do with their first-round selection. Some say take a forward, while others are demanding a defenseman.

WFAN–06/12/2012

Ryan Murray

Gallof: A Preview Of The NHL Draft With The Guru Of McKeen’s Hockey

Conventional wisdom suggests the Islanders will select the best player available when they pick at No. 4 in June’s NHL Draft. However, one expert believes there are defensemen they should give serious consideration.

WFAN–05/31/2012

Islanders GM Garth Snow

Gallof: Islanders’ Snow Might Be Faced With Mission Impossible This Summer

The Islanders are at a crossroads. The rebuild is at a pivotal juncture. If Garth Snow doesn’t find a way to entice significant parts to this team via free agency this summer, this already untenable situation could get a whole lot worse.

WFAN–05/22/2012

Barclays Center (credit: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gallof: As Things Die In Nassau, A Hope Grows In Brooklyn For Islanders

Their are a lot of people out there who fancy themselves experts on the Islanders’ arena situation. They will tell you Nassau County remains a viable option. It’s not, and there are a multitude of reasons why.

WFAN–05/03/2012

Charles Wang

Gallof: Rich Owner, Poor Team — Why Islanders Act Like Desperate Paupers

As you continue to watch the playoffs, you might want to take a look at a team that was once in the same boat as the Islanders — the Florida Panthers. It will give you some perspective on why certain things play out the way they do.

WFAN–04/18/2012

Ryan Strome

Gallof: Despite The Mess, There Are Many Silver Linings For The Islanders

For Islanders fans, you are once again on the outside looking in, but, despite all of the franchise’s problems, the on-ice product is a lot closer to being a serious force than many would have you believe.

WFAN–04/05/2012

Mark Streit

Gallof: The Bad, The Ugly And What To Expect From Islanders Next Season

OK, we’ve put this off long enough. It’s time to talk about what the Islanders did on the ice this season. Its time to face facts, look beyond the stats, and make some calls on what we will see this summer and next season.

WFAN–04/02/2012

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