Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 9/20/12
Notable players lost: PA Parenteau (COL), Micheal Haley (NYR)Notable players obtained: Lubomir Visnovsky (ANA), Brad Boyes (STL), Matt Carkner (OTT) Drafted: Griffin Reinhart- 1st round, 4th overall There are many things we can call the Islanders. The term I'll use for them is 'puzzling' since the Islanders used all 7 of their draft picks on defensive prospects in June's draft. Forget about the fact that the Islanders have no minor league depth at goaltender besides Anders Nilsson who is the starting goaltender for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the Islanders AHL affiliate. Too bad Nilsson will probably rot away behind oft-injured Rick Dipietro, who still has 9 years remaining on his contract and has played just 51 games at any level since the 2008-09 season. The Islanders did make a few moves, first sending a second round pick in 2013 to Anaheim for defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky. Visnovsky, in turn filed a grievance with the NHLPA citing he had a no-trade clause in his contract that A...
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