The 2010 NHL Draft: NY Islanders Edition

June 25th, 2010 by Frank Trovato Leave a reply »
It seems like yesterday we were all sitting around waiting and wondering whether The Islanders and their brain trust would do what we all wanted and expected them to do and draft John Tavares.

Now that JT has his first Islanders season and his first 24 goals under his belt the focus can be shifted to the very important question of "Whats Next?"

The Islanders hold the number 5 overall pick this season and should be able to net themselves another blue chip prospect. Who that will wind up being is anyone's guess.

After top prospects Tyler Seguin and Taylor Hall the door is wide open to who will go third, fourth and fifth.

With all of the analyzing going on over trying to figure out who the Islanders will draft and all of the dealing the Islanders have done in past drafts that task is next to impossible to determine, but that does not mean we cannot discuss it.

I would love to see the Islanders stick to their guns and draft 5th if they cannot move up into the top 2 which is a pipe dream. The Oilers and Bruins will draft 1 and 2 unless they switch positions which has been rumored.

Taylor Hall will likely go number one to the Oil ...

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