Losing Ryan Callahan for an extended period would be a devastating blow for a Rangers team that is lacking scoring punch.
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.
Would you trade an entire draft class for one player — namely, defenseman Ryan Murray?
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.
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.
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.