Isles Talk 2015 Draft Preview: Ryan Pilon

June 24, 2015

Up next on Isles Talk is a defenseman who should go early in the second round, but may slip quite a bit if other general managers have a personal preference, Ryan Pilon. Yes he is related to former Islanders defenseman Rich Pilon, as Ryan is Rich’s nephew. Their games are very different: Rich was known for the hitting and intimidating, while Ryan plays a clam, more defensive style. He doesn’t…


With The 5th Overall Pick, Isles Select…..

June 27, 2014

Michael Dal Colle!!! According to Islanders General Manager Garth Snow via Art Staple, he does not intend on trading up in the draft so the top three of Ekblad, Reinhart, Bennet will not be falling into their laps. Draisaitl has moved up in my final rankings because it really does depend on the Calgary Flames. I know they really want Bennet, but I’m not sure who their second choice would be if Bennet…


Reinhart Wins Game 1; Petrov Stays In KHL

April 4, 2014

Reinhart Takes Game 1 Griffin Reinhart had 2 assists, recorded a plus 1 and was named the second star of the game as the Edmonton Oil Kings defeated Ryan Pulock and the Brandon Wheat Kings 5-0. Edmonton outshot Brandon 45-15 while also going 2-for-7 on the man advantage in the Game 1 victory.  From the Oil Kings Web site: “We got off to the start we wanted,” said Oil Kings captain…


Reinhart & Pulock Clash In The WHL Playoffs

2014 WHL PLAYOFFS SECOND ROUND If there was any kind of playoff series that I would love to watch it would be this one. The Edmonton Oil Kings, led by Islanders 2012 1st round pick Griffin Reinhart will go up against his soon-to-be defensive partner of the future Ryan Pulock, a first round pick in 2013 by the Islanders, and his Brandon Wheat Kings in the second round of the…

March 30, 2014

With the 15th Pick, Islanders Select…..

June 28, 2013

Ryan Pulock. Why in the Hockey Gods would I pick another defenseman after what Garth Snow did last year? Because in three years time, there may not be a better offensive defenseman in this organization than Pulock. A great player on a bad team and with some international experience, he falls right where the Islanders and quite a few other would love to take him. From what I’ve been told…