"Before the 1973 draft, (Canadiens G.M.) Sam Pollock took me outside the Forum and around the block trying to convince me to trade him the first pick," says Bill Torrey, remembering his days as Islanders G.M. "It was almost like he thought I'd get a vision of Bill Durnan or Howie Morenz telling me to trade Denis Potvin to the Canadiens. And maybe I did hear them.
"But his argument--their argument--wasn't powerful enough to convince me not to take Denis Potvin for the Islanders."
Islanders in UFA and the opening/cap space that was Bill Guerin's spot along with current depth chart & right wings, Dany Heatley-Marian Gaborik or what management could do to make up for veteran scoring lost.
Prospect who had lunch with Isles this season from Soo Greyhounds.
Minnesota goaltender who Snow could be interested in as backup with starter ability in Josh Harding.
BOG meeting, Canadian media spin on Tampa ownership circumstances and Vincent LeCavalier's soon to be long-term contract on the books. Tsn article comparing Daigle-Pronger draft to this one and other past selections.
NYIFC Poll update and new page peel to prospects blog in the right hand corner.