So much for the Islanders standing pat at the trade deadline. The Metropolitan Division leaders pulled off four trades on Monday as they attempted to position themselves for the playoffs.
For weeks and weeks, we’ve talked about the glut of forwards the Islanders have under contract and the insane amount of depth they have in that department. It’s a great problem to have, but one they need to solve — soon.
It’s no secret the biggest problem the Islanders had during the 2013-14 season was goaltending. It shouldn’t be a problem anymore.
It’s no wonder why New Yorkers adore Henrik Lundqvist.