Found May 03, 2014 on Pro Sports Daily:
The New York Islanders have already started what should be an aggressive offseason by trading a 4th round pick to the Capitals for negotiating rights to goalie Jaroslav Halak, who is currently unsigned. If the Islanders sign Halak to a deal that would cross major need off their off-season list. Another need the Islanders have is a top-six winger. One option the Islanders should really consider is signing Tampa Bay Lightning winger Ryan Callahan. Many know Callahan for his tenure with the New York Rangers where he was a captain for a few years, before being traded to the Lightning in exchange for Martin St. Louis at this year’s trading deadline. Callahan will be an unrestricted free agent this summer and here are a few reasons why the New York Islanders should look at him: Leadership and Experience: As I mentioned above, Callahan was the Rangers’ captain for a few seasons and was excellent in that role. Callahan would bring leadership to a young Islanders team. Every shift that...

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Isles Acquire Negotiating Rights To Goalie Jaroslav Halak From Caps

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The New York Islanders acquired the negotiating rights to veteran goalie Jaroslav Halak from the Washington Capitals on Thursday for a fourth-round pick in a trade between teams that failed to make the playoffs. New York is sending the draft pick it acquired from Chicago in February in the deal that sent Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Peter Regin to the Blackhawks...
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