Hockey Prospectus and Craig Custance examine the rosters of every NHL team to see who is on the rise, who is declining and who could shine for the first time in the season ahead. Today's look is at the New York Islanders.
The New York Islanders have some young talent; this year they continue with the rebuilding they began season ago. Puck Prospectus expects a big boost from one of their future stars ... and it's not John Tavares.
Insider is looking potential offseason fixes for every single NHL team. Right here: the Islanders. Essentially, they need a wing with the passing skills to get the puck to John Tavares. We've got just the men for the job.