UNIONDALE, NY - JANUARY 15: Rick DiPietro #39 of the New York Islanders clears the puck away from Sergei Kostitsyn #74 of the Montreal Canadiens on January 15, 2008 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
The New York Islanders are definitely not a hockey organization known for making the best trades to improve their team.
In fact, the team’s trade history probably reads like a horror story to its fans.
From the organization’s most recent blunder with Thomas Vanek, to infamous, big-money deals that didn’t work out, the Islanders would probably lose if they played a game against a team made up of the players they’ve traded away.
Most of the following moves displayed in the gallery were made by then-Islanders general manager Mike Milbury. The former Bruin didn’t enjoy much success in his general manager role, as is exemplified in the list of trades compiled below.
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