@StanFischler It likely will be months — if not years — before we know who won in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft which began on Friday night in Pittsburgh. But for now, at least, we know who was catchable among the Locals. Picking in fourth place — first among the three Met Area teams […]
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Batting “clean-up” at the annual Entry Draft, the Islanders are in a position to — well — clean-up. Not that they’ll hit the gold mine with another John Tavares, but you never know. Owner Charles Wang‘s club needs an A-1 defenseman which, considering the prospect field, is a good thing. By most scouting reports, the top-three prizes are all […]
@StanFischler When he was running the Islanders back in the 1970s, Bill Torrey described the Entry Draft as “a crap shoot.” All things considered Bowtie Bill knew how to roll the dice. Thanks to his annual pickings Torrey landed Hall of Famers Denis Potvin, Bryan Trottier and Mike Bossy among others. An unprecedented — […]