It is time for everyone who associates themselves with hockey to truly appreciate that the NHL’s next superstar has revealed himself — Mathew Barzal has arrived. The New York Islanders’ forward just capped off his second five-point performance in his rookie season, joining Brian Trottier as the only rookies in Islanders history to do so.
Drafted as the 19th overall pick in the first round of the 2016 NHL Draft, New York Islanders’ prospect Kieffer Bellows has the tools to become a future superstar for years to come. The Edina, Minnesota native is known for his goal scoring ability, as well as the physical presence he brings to the ice.
Defenseman Ryan Pulock was drafted 15th overall by the New York Islanders in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft and has been in the Islanders’ system for a few years now. He should be close to becoming an NHL regular however, he’s failed to stick with the big club and has played just 16 games in his short NHL
Anthony Beauvillier was drafted by the New York Islanders with the 28th overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Just two years later, Beauvillier is already in his second year with the team after joining the Islanders as a rookie last season. Clearly, the Islanders believe in his ability. Just how big an impact will Beauvillier
With the NHL Expansion Draft looming, the New York Islanders could lose two defensemen. The core of any hockey team needs top-flight d-men and the Isles have a talented group. With Ryan Pulock and Devon Toews in the AHL as well, the Islanders have organizational depth. Islanders Forced to Make Decisions on Defence Travis Hamonic
Watching Joshua Ho-Sang develop as player in 20 games with the New York Islanders this season was a blast. Dynamic, creative and energetic, Ho-Sang has the tools to be a 40-assist guy at the NHL-level one day. While Islanders head coach Doug Weight was one of the best playmakers in the NHL during his playing