Hartnett: Rangers Can't Afford To Lose Callahan For The Long-TermLosing Ryan Callahan for an extended period would be a devastating blow for a Rangers team that is lacking scoring punch.
Gallof: Islanders To Try Hard, But Free Agency Will Be Like The Wild WestThe 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.
Report: Islanders Offered Entire Draft To Columbus For No. 2 PickWould you trade an entire draft class for one player -- namely, defenseman Ryan Murray?
Gallof: HockeyProspect.com Says Dumba Or Reinhart To Islanders In DraftIn 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.
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.
Gallof: A Preview Of The NHL Draft With The Guru Of McKeen's HockeyConventional 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.