Islanders, Nelson Agree To 3-Year ContractA game of chicken had been going on for some time. It finally ended Wednesday night.
Friedman: Isles Have Raised Profile, But Becoming More Marketable Will Take TimeThe good news is that the Islanders are right on the threshold of becoming an NHL powerhouse – at least on the ice.
Friedman: Why The Islanders Are Smartly, Stubbornly Sitting TightSnow’s best option is to stay the course and not make any rash decisions. It’s what has put him and his Islanders on the verge of breaking through.
Capellini: Islanders' Lack Of Impact Moves So Far This Offseason Is A Troubling SignThe Isles bowed out in the first round of last season's playoffs following a 101-point season in which they limped to the finish line. Their solution so far this offseason has been to do basically nothing.
Friedman: Islanders Don't Need To Make A Big Move To Be A Force Next SeasonThe Islanders haven’t exactly made the biggest waves so far this offseason. Still, the first day of NHL free agency was a productive one for general manager Garth Snow.
Friedman: Snow Turned Nothing Into Something In A Hurry As Islanders Excelled At NHL DraftThe 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.
Friedman: Islanders Must Remain Aggressive This Summer If They Are To Keep Pace In EastWe’re near the halfway point of the Stanley Cup Final, which means the offseason is right around the corner. For the New York Islanders, it will be a time to recalibrate and plug up some holes.
Rangers' Sather Named NHL General Manager Of The Year Award FinalistThe Rangers and Lightning are battling on the ice and for a front office award.
Friedman: Islanders Have All Summer To Learn From Easily Correctable MistakesIt shouldn’t have been this way. There should’ve been more hockey to be played.
Friedman: Snow Has Persevered, And Is Now The General Manager Islanders Fans DeserveEver since his very first day on the job, Islanders’ general manager Garth Snow has been a topic of conversation. For a while, none of the discussion was flattering, bot not anymore.
Islanders Sign Defenseman Johnny Boychuk To 7-Year Contract ExtensionJohnny Boychuk will be heading to Brooklyn with the rest of the gang.
Report: Okposo Skating, May Rejoin Isles SoonSeveral factors played into why the Islanders didn't try to make a bigger splash at the trade deadline. The impending return of star winger Kyle Okposo was certainly one of them.
Friedman: Snow Did What He Was Supposed To Do -- He Made The Islanders BetterThe fact is that 99 percent of teams in the Isles’ position would’ve been active at the deadline, and as such, general manager Garth Snow did what he needed to do – he made subtle, yet significant deals to bolster his squad.
Islanders Solidify Blue Line For Years, Agree To Multi-Year Extension With LeddyLeddy, who is just 23 but was scheduled to be a restricted free agent at season's end, will reportedly receive $38.5 million over the next seven years, for an average annual value of $5.5 million.
Report: Islanders Prepared To Stand Pat At The Trade DeadlineIf you are expecting the Islanders to add some pieces for a run at the Stanley Cup you may end up being disappointed.