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Media Coverage for Draft Weekend

Wall-to-Wall Coverage set for Draft Weekend '08

Thursday, 06.19.2008 / 11:01 AM / News
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Media Coverage for Draft Weekend
The anticipation of the 2008 NHL Draft has officially hit its pinnacle and the Islanders are gearing up for one of their most pivotal weekend of the summer. And it’s safe to say, there won’t be a lack of coverage for the Orange and Blue this Draft weekend.

Islanders TV, which produced over 20 video blogs last season at the draft, is expected to exceed their coverage to rise the bar even higher with interviews from general manager Garth Snow, assistant general manager Ryan Jankowski and team scouts about the newly drafted prospects.

Newsday is sending Islanders beat writer Greg Logan to cover the draft and Greg has promised plenty of blog updates.


From the blogging community, NYI Blog Box members Michael Schuerlein of IslesBlogger.com  and Tom Liodice of The Tiger Track will be on hand in Ottawa blogging the news as it breaks from the Draft. There will also be other Blog Boxers on hand at the Draft party blogging with updates from the Coliseum.

Also on hand at the Coliseum will be fan-site IslesNation.com. The Isles Nation Talk Show will stream live from the Coliseum floor and host Stephan Herrmann is expected to interview Islanders personnel and fans throughout the evening. The radio show is archived immediately following its conclusion and can be heard online after the Draft Party.

And remember, the Islanders Draft Party hosted by ESPN’s John Buccigross kicks off at the Nassau Coliseum at 5:30. Fans attending the party will hear from Islanders personnel live from Ottawa throughout the event.

And as always, check back to Newyorkislanders.com often in the coming days to find out any Islanders news that might break from Ottawa. 

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 30 20 6 4 98 71 44
2 TBL 33 20 10 3 110 87 43
3 NYI 31 21 10 0 99 89 42
4 MTL 32 20 10 2 87 80 42
5 DET 32 17 7 8 92 80 42
6 TOR 31 19 9 3 109 87 41
7 BOS 32 16 13 3 81 83 35
8 NYR 29 15 10 4 89 79 34
9 FLA 29 13 8 8 66 75 34
10 WSH 30 14 10 6 86 81 34
11 OTT 31 13 12 6 82 86 32
12 CBJ 30 13 15 2 72 95 28
13 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28
14 NJD 33 11 16 6 74 96 28
15 PHI 30 11 14 5 80 90 27
16 CAR 30 8 19 3 62 87 19

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 31 12 15 -5 27
K. Okposo 31 7 20 -3 27
B. Nelson 31 13 11 4 24
R. Strome 31 6 15 10 21
F. Nielsen 31 6 11 0 17
N. Leddy 31 5 10 7 15
J. Boychuk 21 2 12 7 14
M. Grabovski 28 5 7 4 12
N. Kulemin 31 5 7 -3 12
T. Hickey 30 2 9 1 11
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 16 6 0 .917 2.35
C. Johnson 5 4 0 .868 3.59

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