Kabanov Bought Out

July 15, 2014

From Art Staple: Islanders have placed F Kirill Kabanov on unconditional waivers. My Take: He’ll be bought out of his final year of his entry-level contract. I did not put Kabanov on my Bridgeport “roster” as I wasn’t sure if he’d be back. Behavior issues plagued him, but when reading and talking to a few people, his dad (believed to be his agent) was an issue as well as he…

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Analyzing The Draft

The second round came and went for the Islanders and they secured some long term player who, like many, still need time do develop, not to mention getting another “boom or bust pick” at number 200, but if patience is preached could bold very well for the Islanders. I’ll go each player right now.       Ilya Sorokin G: Folks, here is Kevin Poulin’s replacement in two years. The writing is…

June 29, 2014
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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…

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