Wanna blog? Start your own hockey blog with My HockeyBuzz. Register for free today!
 
Forums :: New York Islanders :: Will the Islanders make the playoffs?
Author Message
nyisles7
New York Islanders
Location: Lamoriello, NY
Joined: 01.20.2009

Jul 26 @ 5:09 PM ET
I like it.
- Isleshockeyman


Now it’s official
Cptmjl
New York Islanders
Joined: 11.05.2011

Jul 26 @ 5:38 PM ET
Now it’s official
- nyisles7

https://thehockeynews.com...article/isles-hire-goalie
PeteM
New York Islanders
Location: Bklyn/Uniondale/Belmont, NY
Joined: 07.10.2007

Jul 26 @ 5:39 PM ET
I like it.. I am guessing I will be banned for taking a shot at all the trolls on BD's comment section. See ya in a week guys.
- niteislander


I was going to quote and comment on your post but I didn't want to pump up the comment count on BD's blog.
Isleshockeyman
Location: IT FINALLY HAPPENED!! I CAN DIE HAPPY NOW!
Joined: 11.05.2014

Jul 26 @ 5:44 PM ET
I was going to quote and comment on your post but I didn't want to pump up the comment count on BD's blog.
- PeteM

Definitely don't want that.
nyisles7
New York Islanders
Location: Lamoriello, NY
Joined: 01.20.2009

Jul 26 @ 5:57 PM ET
https://thehockeynews.com/news/article/isles-hire-goalie
- Cptmjl


Isles actually sent the press release out today.
nyisles7
New York Islanders
Location: Lamoriello, NY
Joined: 01.20.2009

Jul 26 @ 6:06 PM ET
Definitely don't want that.
- Isleshockeyman


How sad is it that he gets more troll hits than aisles Fans Loser
Isleshockeyman
Location: IT FINALLY HAPPENED!! I CAN DIE HAPPY NOW!
Joined: 11.05.2014

Jul 26 @ 6:21 PM ET
How sad is it that he gets more troll hits than aisles Fans Loser
- nyisles7

And when the trolls aren't there, he gets nothing.
Cptmjl
New York Islanders
Joined: 11.05.2011

Jul 26 @ 6:23 PM ET
Isles actually sent the press release out today.
- nyisles7

Thank you for the heads up
nyisles7
New York Islanders
Location: Lamoriello, NY
Joined: 01.20.2009

Jul 26 @ 6:25 PM ET
Thank you for the heads up
- Cptmjl


Don’t mention it, my pleasure, anytime, phuck off
thejonathans
Season Ticket Holder
New York Rangers
Location: Hello!!!!
Joined: 05.22.2016

Jul 26 @ 8:23 PM ET
Isles actually sent the press release out today.
- nyisles7

nice
Cptmjl
New York Islanders
Joined: 11.05.2011

Jul 26 @ 8:27 PM ET
Don’t mention it, my pleasure, anytime, phuck off
- nyisles7

I have a feeling you didn’t really mean the my pleasure part of your post.
JimmyP
New York Islanders
Location: Snow has melted!
Joined: 02.12.2011

Jul 26 @ 9:16 PM ET
I have a feeling you didn’t really mean the my pleasure part of your post.
- Cptmjl


You never know. Call a bunch of Ubers to see if you can negotiate a happy ending,
Cptmjl
New York Islanders
Joined: 11.05.2011

Jul 26 @ 10:13 PM ET
You never know. Call a bunch of Ubers to see if you can negotiate a happy ending,
- JimmyP

7 gives those with his pleasure.
streaks
New York Islanders
Joined: 02.25.2018

Jul 26 @ 10:16 PM ET
What's up fellas. Been hovering, but not much to comment about other than chiefs center console and upstate's giraffe, among other things. Recent staff signings are strong, other than maybe Gomez - time will tell on him. Hoping Thompson is a goner. Think someone said that no word on his status might be a good thing. As a loyal blogger(who's name escapes me, maybe 7) says, fingers crossed.
Cptmjl
New York Islanders
Joined: 11.05.2011

Jul 26 @ 10:38 PM ET
What's up fellas. Been hovering, but not much to comment about other than chiefs center console and upstate's giraffe, among other things. Recent staff signings are strong, other than maybe Gomez - time will tell on him. Hoping Thompson is a goner. Think someone said that no word on his status might be a good thing. As a loyal blogger(who's name escapes me, maybe 7) says, fingers crossed.
- streaks

That was Garth Snow 7 just steals everyone’s shat.
streaks
New York Islanders
Joined: 02.25.2018

Jul 26 @ 10:50 PM ET
That was Garth Snow 7 just steals everyone’s shat.
- Cptmjl

Didn't realize snow was the originator of that...funny nonetheless.

Wonder if we're done for the summer...anyone out there that you guys think would be a possibility? I'm not referring to phantasy land pannarin or Karlson, more like realistic depth.
nyisles7
New York Islanders
Location: Lamoriello, NY
Joined: 01.20.2009

Jul 27 @ 1:24 AM ET
That was Garth Snow 7 just steals everyone’s shat.
- Cptmjl



Cptmjl
New York Islanders
Joined: 11.05.2011

Jul 27 @ 9:06 AM ET

- nyisles7

😂
eichiefs9
New York Islanders
Location: In Lou we bust, NY
Joined: 11.03.2008

Jul 27 @ 9:10 AM ET
https://theathletic.com/4...cts-ranking-2018-edition/

12. Oliver Wahlstrom, RW, 18 (New York Islanders — 11th overall, 2018)
If I could make scouting heart eyes at Wahlstrom, I would. The kid can just flat out shoot the puck and score goals. He can just rip it. Sometimes, that’s enough. There are other redeemable NHL traits to his game; he’s physically strong and athletic, he does a wonderful job shading away from defenders into open ice without putting himself on the perimeter, he anticipates the play well with and without the puck, and he’s got decent handling ability. He’s not a breakaway skater but he’s going to score a ton of goals at the NHL level with linemates who can get him the puck. I expect he’ll be a dominant force on a Boston College team that has a lot of good two-way players but lacks a high-end scorer. And a year from now he’ll be in the NHL as a one-and-done collegiate athlete ready to make a run at the Calder alongside a player like Barzal. The Islanders have made a number of questionable moves in the early days of Lou Lamoriello’s tenure, but taking Wahlstrom was not one of them. He could go down as one of the 2018 draft’s steals.

46. Noah Dobson, RHD, 18 (New York Islanders — 12th overall, 2018)
Dobson fits into the same kind of conversation as Kotkaniemi where I was higher than most in the scouting world on him earlier in the year before he ultimately kind of settled into that 8-10 range for me in this year’s class (and no, his Memorial Cup didn’t change my mind). As with Wahlstrom, I think the Islanders did really well landing Dobson. He’s an outstanding skater for his size, he’s not afraid to carry it deep into the offensive zone or pinch aggressively to make a play happen, and he’d already established a really strong defensive base before his offensive tools began to really explode and take over. All of those things should all-but-guarantee he becomes an NHL defencemen. His much-improved shot could also help catapult him onto an NHL power play. Next year could be his last in junior hockey as the Islanders make way for him and enter into their rebuild around a solid young core. We’ll see.

48. Ilya Sorokin, G, 22 (New York Islanders — 78th overall, 2014)
I’m normally not exactly the biggest proponent of goalies as high-end prospects — or using high picks on them — so it’s a minor miracle that three made this list. They all deserve it, though. Sometimes, goaltenders separate themselves enough from the pack to the point where they can actually become distinguishable from the masses of coin flips. Andrei Vasilevskiy was that good pre-NHL. Hart is that good. Samsonov is that good. And so is Sorokin. He remains unsigned and may never play for the Islanders but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t deserve the credit he’s owed for three consecutive standout seasons in the KHL as an extremely young goalie. His partner with CSKA, Lars Johansson, is no slouch but come playoff time it was Sorokin who got the net and played 18 games to a .930 save percentage en route to the finals. He’s not as big as Samsonov but he’s more athletic.


"Honorable mentions" for JHS, Bellows, Dal Colle (don't really get that one), Toews, and Aho
Cptmjl
New York Islanders
Joined: 11.05.2011

Jul 27 @ 9:32 AM ET
https://theathletic.com/442466/2018/07/27/wheeler-the-top-50-drafted-nhl-prospects-ranking-2018-edition/

12. Oliver Wahlstrom, RW, 18 (New York Islanders — 11th overall, 2018)
If I could make scouting heart eyes at Wahlstrom, I would. The kid can just flat out shoot the puck and score goals. He can just rip it. Sometimes, that’s enough. There are other redeemable NHL traits to his game; he’s physically strong and athletic, he does a wonderful job shading away from defenders into open ice without putting himself on the perimeter, he anticipates the play well with and without the puck, and he’s got decent handling ability. He’s not a breakaway skater but he’s going to score a ton of goals at the NHL level with linemates who can get him the puck. I expect he’ll be a dominant force on a Boston College team that has a lot of good two-way players but lacks a high-end scorer. And a year from now he’ll be in the NHL as a one-and-done collegiate athlete ready to make a run at the Calder alongside a player like Barzal. The Islanders have made a number of questionable moves in the early days of Lou Lamoriello’s tenure, but taking Wahlstrom was not one of them. He could go down as one of the 2018 draft’s steals.

46. Noah Dobson, RHD, 18 (New York Islanders — 12th overall, 2018)
Dobson fits into the same kind of conversation as Kotkaniemi where I was higher than most in the scouting world on him earlier in the year before he ultimately kind of settled into that 8-10 range for me in this year’s class (and no, his Memorial Cup didn’t change my mind). As with Wahlstrom, I think the Islanders did really well landing Dobson. He’s an outstanding skater for his size, he’s not afraid to carry it deep into the offensive zone or pinch aggressively to make a play happen, and he’d already established a really strong defensive base before his offensive tools began to really explode and take over. All of those things should all-but-guarantee he becomes an NHL defencemen. His much-improved shot could also help catapult him onto an NHL power play. Next year could be his last in junior hockey as the Islanders make way for him and enter into their rebuild around a solid young core. We’ll see.

48. Ilya Sorokin, G, 22 (New York Islanders — 78th overall, 2014)
I’m normally not exactly the biggest proponent of goalies as high-end prospects — or using high picks on them — so it’s a minor miracle that three made this list. They all deserve it, though. Sometimes, goaltenders separate themselves enough from the pack to the point where they can actually become distinguishable from the masses of coin flips. Andrei Vasilevskiy was that good pre-NHL. Hart is that good. Samsonov is that good. And so is Sorokin. He remains unsigned and may never play for the Islanders but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t deserve the credit he’s owed for three consecutive standout seasons in the KHL as an extremely young goalie. His partner with CSKA, Lars Johansson, is no slouch but come playoff time it was Sorokin who got the net and played 18 games to a .930 save percentage en route to the finals. He’s not as big as Samsonov but he’s more athletic.


"Honorable mentions" for JHS, Bellows, Dal Colle (don't really get that one), Toews, and Aho

- eichiefs9

I wonder if changes to management and the coaching staff figure into Sorokin coming over here at all? I’m guessing it certainly wouldn’t hurt judging by his comments.
eichiefs9
New York Islanders
Location: In Lou we bust, NY
Joined: 11.03.2008

Jul 27 @ 10:00 AM ET
I wonder if changes to management and the coaching staff figure into Sorokin coming over here at all? I’m guessing it certainly wouldn’t hurt judging by his comments.
- Cptmjl

I think the Islanders have made themselves infinitely more attractive to Sorokin at this point. Not only have they cleaned the shit out of the front office, but they've added a top-tier coach and a goaltending coaching staff that may honestly be second-to-none in the NHL now.

If they can make themselves marginally competitive I think he comes over when his deal is done.
Isleshockeyman
Location: IT FINALLY HAPPENED!! I CAN DIE HAPPY NOW!
Joined: 11.05.2014

Jul 27 @ 10:29 AM ET
I think the Islanders have made themselves infinitely more attractive to Sorokin at this point. Not only have they cleaned the shit out of the front office, but they've added a top-tier coach and a goaltending coaching staff that may honestly be second-to-none in the NHL now.

If they can make themselves marginally competitive I think he comes over when his deal is done.

- eichiefs9


Let's hope. It could also help if they improve their defense. Get a true 2-4 D-man. We know a Karlsson or Doughty-type #1 isn't coming here. But a solid second pair D-man might be possible to obtain.
eichiefs9
New York Islanders
Location: In Lou we bust, NY
Joined: 11.03.2008

Jul 27 @ 10:46 AM ET
Let's hope. It could also help if they improve their defense. Get a true 2-4 D-man. We know a Karlsson or Doughty-type #1 isn't coming here. But a solid second pair D-man might be possible to obtain.
- Isleshockeyman

I'd like to see how the Trouba/Panarin situations play out, there may be something there...but yea, it's a long-shot. There's still time. I'm still hopeful that we suck bad enough to land Hughes.
Isleshockeyman
Location: IT FINALLY HAPPENED!! I CAN DIE HAPPY NOW!
Joined: 11.05.2014

Jul 27 @ 10:48 AM ET
I'd like to see how the Trouba/Panarin situations play out, there may be something there...but yea, it's a long-shot. There's still time. I'm still hopeful that we suck bad enough to land Hughes.
- eichiefs9


Joined: 12.31.1969

Deleted Post []
Page: Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 267, 268, 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 299, 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, 329, 330, 331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 348, 349, 350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 367, 368, 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 374, 375, 376, 377, 378, 379, 380, 381, 382, 383, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388, 389, 390, 391, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 401, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408, 409, 410, 411, 412, 413, 414, 415, 416, 417, 418, 419, 420, 421, 422, 423, 424, 425, 426, 427, 428, 429, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 439, 440, 441, 442, 443, 444, 445, 446, 447, 448, 449, 450, 451, 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, 469, 470, 471, 472, 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479, 480, 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, 494, 495, 496, 497, 498, 499, 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515, 516, 517, 518, 519, 520, 521, 522, 523, 524, 525, 526, 527, 528, 529, 530, 531, 532, 533, 534, 535, 536, 537, 538, 539, 540, 541, 542, 543, 544, 545, 546, 547, 548, 549, 550, 551, 552, 553, 554, 555, 556, 557, 558, 559, 560, 561, 562, 563, 564, 565, 566, 567, 568, 569, 570, 571, 572, 573, 574, 575, 576, 577, 578, 579, 580, 581, 582, 583, 584, 585, 586, 587, 588, 589, 590, 591, 592, 593, 594, 595, 596, 597, 598, 599, 600, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 606, 607, 608, 609, 610, 611, 612, 613, 614, 615, 616, 617, 618, 619, 620, 621, 622, 623, 624, 625, 626, 627, 628, 629, 630, 631, 632, 633, 634, 635, 636, 637, 638, 639, 640, 641, 642, 643, 644, 645, 646, 647, 648, 649, 650, 651, 652, 653, 654, 655, 656, 657, 658, 659, 660, 661, 662, 663, 664, 665, 666, 667, 668, 669, 670, 671, 672, 673, 674, 675, 676, 677, 678, 679, 680, 681, 682, 683, 684, 685, 686, 687, 688, 689, 690, 691, 692, 693, 694, 695, 696, 697, 698, 699, 700, 701, 702, 703, 704, 705, 706, 707, 708, 709, 710, 711, 712, 713, 714, 715, 716, 717, 718, 719, 720, 721, 722, 723, 724, 725, 726, 727, 728, 729, 730, 731, 732, 733, 734, 735, 736, 737, 738, 739, 740, 741, 742, 743, 744, 745, 746, 747, 748, 749, 750, 751, 752, 753, 754, 755, 756, 757, 758, 759, 760, 761, 762, 763, 764, 765, 766, 767, 768, 769, 770, 771, 772, 773, 774, 775, 776, 777, 778, 779, 780, 781, 782, 783, 784, 785, 786, 787, 788, 789, 790, 791, 792, 793, 794, 795, 796, 797, 798, 799, 800, 801, 802, 803, 804, 805, 806, 807, 808, 809, 810, 811, 812, 813, 814, 815, 816, 817, 818, 819, 820, 821, 822, 823, 824, 825, 826, 827, 828, 829, 830, 831, 832, 833, 834, 835, 836, 837, 838, 839, 840, 841, 842, 843, 844, 845, 846, 847, 848, 849, 850, 851, 852, 853, 854, 855, 856, 857, 858, 859, 860, 861, 862, 863, 864, 865, 866, 867, 868, 869, 870, 871, 872, 873, 874, 875, 876, 877, 878, 879, 880, 881, 882, 883, 884, 885, 886, 887, 888, 889, 890, 891, 892, 893, 894, 895, 896, 897, 898, 899, 900, 901, 902, 903, 904, 905, 906, 907, 908, 909, 910, 911, 912, 913, 914, 915, 916, 917, 918, 919, 920, 921, 922, 923, 924, 925, 926, 927, 928, 929, 930, 931, 932, 933, 934, 935, 936, 937, 938, 939, 940, 941, 942, 943, 944, 945, 946, 947, 948, 949, 950, 951, 952, 953, 954, 955, 956, 957, 958, 959, 960, 961, 962, 963, 964, 965, 966, 967, 968, 969, 970, 971, 972, 973, 974, 975, 976, 977, 978, 979, 980, 981, 982, 983, 984, 985, 986, 987, 988, 989, 990, 991, 992, 993, 994, 995, 996, 997, 998, 999, 1000, 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1008, 1009, 1010, 1011, 1012, 1013, 1014, 1015, 1016, 1017, 1018, 1019, 1020, 1021, 1022, 1023, 1024, 1025, 1026, 1027, 1028, 1029, 1030, 1031, 1032, 1033, 1034, 1035, 1036, 1037, 1038, 1039, 1040, 1041, 1042, 1043, 1044, 1045, 1046, 1047, 1048, 1049, 1050, 1051, 1052, 1053, 1054, 1055, 1056, 1057, 1058, 1059, 1060, 1061, 1062, 1063, 1064, 1065, 1066, 1067, 1068, 1069, 1070, 1071, 1072, 1073, 1074, 1075, 1076, 1077, 1078, 1079, 1080, 1081, 1082, 1083, 1084, 1085, 1086, 1087, 1088, 1089, 1090, 1091, 1092, 1093, 1094, 1095, 1096, 1097, 1098, 1099, 1100, 1101, 1102, 1103, 1104, 1105, 1106, 1107, 1108, 1109, 1110, 1111, 1112, 1113, 1114, 1115, 1116, 1117, 1118, 1119, 1120, 1121, 1122, 1123, 1124, 1125, 1126, 1127, 1128, 1129, 1130, 1131, 1132, 1133, 1134, 1135, 1136, 1137, 1138, 1139, 1140, 1141, 1142, 1143, 1144, 1145, 1146, 1147, 1148, 1149, 1150, 1151, 1152, 1153, 1154, 1155, 1156, 1157, 1158, 1159, 1160, 1161, 1162, 1163, 1164, 1165, 1166, 1167, 1168, 1169, 1170, 1171, 1172, 1173, 1174, 1175, 1176, 1177, 1178, 1179, 1180, 1181, 1182, 1183, 1184, 1185, 1186, 1187, 1188, 1189, 1190, 1191, 1192, 1193, 1194, 1195, 1196, 1197, 1198, 1199, 1200, 1201, 1202, 1203, 1204, 1205, 1206, 1207, 1208, 1209, 1210, 1211, 1212, 1213, 1214, 1215, 1216, 1217, 1218, 1219, 1220, 1221, 1222, 1223, 1224, 1225, 1226, 1227, 1228, 1229, 1230, 1231, 1232, 1233, 1234, 1235, 1236, 1237, 1238, 1239, 1240, 1241, 1242, 1243, 1244, 1245, 1246, 1247, 1248, 1249, 1250, 1251, 1252, 1253, 1254, 1255, 1256, 1257, 1258, 1259, 1260, 1261, 1262, 1263, 1264, 1265, 1266, 1267, 1268, 1269, 1270, 1271, 1272, 1273, 1274, 1275, 1276, 1277, 1278, 1279, 1280, 1281, 1282, 1283, 1284, 1285, 1286, 1287, 1288, 1289, 1290, 1291, 1292, 1293, 1294, 1295, 1296, 1297, 1298, 1299, 1300, 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304, 1305, 1306, 1307, 1308, 1309, 1310, 1311, 1312, 1313, 1314, 1315, 1316, 1317, 1318, 1319, 1320, 1321, 1322, 1323, 1324, 1325, 1326, 1327, 1328, 1329, 1330, 1331, 1332, 1333, 1334, 1335, 1336, 1337, 1338, 1339, 1340, 1341, 1342, 1343, 1344, 1345, 1346, 1347, 1348, 1349, 1350, 1351, 1352, 1353, 1354, 1355, 1356, 1357, 1358, 1359, 1360, 1361, 1362, 1363, 1364, 1365, 1366, 1367, 1368, 1369, 1370, 1371, 1372, 1373, 1374, 1375, 1376, 1377, 1378, 1379, 1380, 1381, 1382, 1383, 1384, 1385, 1386, 1387, 1388, 1389  Next