The dog days of the NHL offseason are upon us.
The New York Islanders are still actively on the hunt for a partner to work out a trade with to free up cap space. Until the Islanders are essentially in a holding pattern.
The main objective for the New York Islanders is to re-sign star forward Mathew Barzal to a new deal. With that in mind, I examined what type of deal the Islanders are looking to ink Barzal at considering the current circumstances surround the NHL at the moment. (NYI Hockey Now)
Even with the lack of moves, New York Islanders fans still have plenty of questions about the team. Sean Cuthbert and I tried to answer some of those on this week’s episode of Hockey Night in New York. (NYI Hockey Now)
Trevor Daley retired on Monday and had already lined up a post-playing career gig. Daley, who was a big contributor to the Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup runs in 2016 and 2017, will join the Pittsburgh front office as a hockey operations advisor. Daley had just ended a three-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
Have you ever sat down and wondered who were some of the greatest players in Colorado Avalanche history that have come from Finland? Well, Adrian Dater has and he sat down and created a list of the greatest Finnish hockey players to suite up for Colorado. (Colorado Hockey Now)
Hockey has found its niche in the state of Texas, but one San Jose Sharks fans is trying to bring the to a part of the Lone Star State where a sheet of ice is hard to come by. McAllen, Texas is not a town known for hockey, but Nathaniel Mata is trying to change that. (San Jose Hockey Now)
There is hope for a 2020-21 season, but things may look a little bit odd when it does start. One big topic of discussion has been about a possible temporary realignment so that travel and potential exposure to COVID-19 is limited. Tom Callahan takes a look at what those divisions could look like. (Vegas Hockey Now)
Around the Island
Are you wonder what the New York Islanders prospects are up to? The team’s official website has a full rundown of what they have been up to. (New York Islanders)
The Islanders have had their fair share of prolific goal scorers in their history. A look at the top 10 greatest goal scorers in the franchise’s history. (Eyes on Isles)
A look at every NHL team and where they stand with cap space. Spoiler alert: The Islanders don’t have a lot of cap space. (The Athletic)