New York Islanders Prospect Pyramid: Tiers 4-5

Back in 2016, a man by the name of Steve "Dangle" Glynn (you may have heard of him) took the first step to breaking away from the stereotypical prospect rankings. What he introduced was called "The Prospect Pyramid", which breaks down the prospects in a team's system into "tiers" rather than an arbitrary ranking. With … Continue reading New York Islanders Prospect Pyramid: Tiers 4-5

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Revisiting the Travis Hamonic Trade

During the 2017 NHL Draft, the Islanders traded defenseman Travis Hamonic and a fourth-round pick in the 2019 NHL draft to the Calgary Flames. The Islanders in return received a 2018 first-round pick, a 2018 second-pick and a 2019 second-round pick. At the time this trade occurred, most Islanders fans thought that those picks would … Continue reading Revisiting the Travis Hamonic Trade

Make-or-Break Season Ahead for Bridgeport Defensemen

The New York Islanders have an abundance of defensemen throughout the system. In the NHL, the defense core consists of veterans Johnny Boychuk, Thomas Hickey, and Nick Leddy, young stars Ryan Pulock, Scott Mayfield, Adam Pelech, Devon Toews and top prospect Noah Dobson. In the system, the depth goes even further with players such as … Continue reading Make-or-Break Season Ahead for Bridgeport Defensemen