NHL Draft

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

Mackenzie Blackwood poses for a portrait after being selected 42nd by the New Jersey Devils during the 2015 NHL Draft on June 27, 2015.  (Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Devils Take Goaltender, 2 Forwards, Defenseman In Day 2 Of NHL Draft

Hours after finishing his first draft with the New Jersey Devils, general manager Ray Shero has already turned his attention toward free agency next week.

06/28/2015

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

Garth Snow

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

Lou Lamoriello

Playoff-Starved Devils Have Sixth Pick Overall In NHL Draft

Barring a trade, the Devils (32-36-14, 78 points) will have the sixth pick overall and three in the top 41, the last one coming in the trade that sent Jaromir Jagr to Florida.

06/26/2015

Cam Talbot (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Should Get Back Quite A Haul When They Trade Talbot

It has long been a foregone conclusion that the Rangers will trade backup goaltender Cam Talbot prior to or during the NHL draft. You could go as far as calling it one of the worst-kept secrets in hockey.

06/15/2015

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

Nino Niederreiter of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Isles Trade Nino, Fill Pipeline At NHL Draft

Niederreiter’s value had diminished and, under those circumstances, this was the best return GM Garth Snow was going to get in a trade for him. Truth be told, it’s not a bad one, either.

07/01/2013

Cory Schneider (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images), Martin Brodeur (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devil Of A Deal — Lamoriello Steals Schneider From Canucks

The 2013 NHL Draft will be remembered as a momentous day in Devils history.

07/01/2013

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Devils Trade No. 9 Pick To Vancouver For G Cory Schneider

The New Jersey Devils stun the NHL and the crowd at the Prudential Center when they traded their No. 9 pick to Vancouver for G Cory Schneider.

06/30/2013

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Islanders Select Ryan Pulock With 15th Pick, Trade Niederreiter To Wild

Islanders were busy Sunday during the NHL Draft, first trading Nino Neiderreiter to the Wild and selecting Ryan Pulock with the 15th pick.

06/30/2013

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rangers Acquire Defenseman Justin Falk From Wild

Falk had three assists and 40 penalty minutes in 36 games last season with the Wild.

06/30/2013

Nathan Mackinnon of Canada scores past Sweden's goalie Joel Lassinanti during the U20 Premiere WC ice hockey match Canada vs Sweden in Helsinki, Finland. (Photo credit should read JUSSI NUKARI/AFP/Getty Images)

Avalanche Leaning Toward Drafting MacKinnon With First Pick At NHL Draft

Halifax center Nathan MacKinnon is the favorite to be drafted number one at the NHL Draft.

06/29/2013

Seth Jones, Nathan MacKinnon, Darnell Nurse and Jonathan Drouin at Game Three of the Stanley Cup Final at the TD Garden. (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Hartnett: 2013 NHL Draft Will Have Its Share Of Intrigue And Surprises

Big trades could dominate Sunday’s 2013 NHL Draft at Prudential Center in Newark.

06/29/2013

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