Rangers Get Out To Early Lead, Hold On To Beat Chicago 3-2The Blackhawks received goals from left wingers Artemi Panarin and Teuvo Teravainen. The loss spoiled a festive night for Chicago (0-1-0).
Gallof: History Shows Islanders' Draft Philosophy Flies In Face Of Expert RankingsThe 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.
Gallof: ISS Hockey Head Suggests Islanders Go For GrigorenkoIf 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.
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: Hockey Prospectus Draft Expert Says Islanders Should Stay Course, Take ForwardThe 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.