New York Islander Free Agent Targets

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New York Islander Free Agent Targets

After more than a year of anticipation, the draft is over. Wonder of wonders, we got Nino AND Kirill AND a blue chip power forward in Brock Nelson who is descended from hockey royalty. Would have liked for us to get a few other guys we could have gotten: Troy Rutkowski, Nino's teammate, Teemu Pulkkinen, Ivan Telegin, and Yasin Cisse. All in all, though, it's the feeling you had as a kid after a really good Christmas (or Chanukah).

Now for free agency. The Isles will be looking for a top six, a first tier defensive defenseman, a big tough snarly forward, and a backup goalie. Coyote fans will note that I have us taking two of their guys. Just consider it payback for Jovo's elbow to JT's mouth. Two game suspension? Gimme a break!

UPDATE: Day 1 and already two of my four targets are gone without the Isles making a move. So I am adding two defensemen (Willie Mitchell and Denis Grebehkov), a forward (Alexander Frolov), and a goalie (Wade Dubielewicz).

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