INSIDE THE '06 DRAFT

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INSIDE THE \'06 DRAFT
The Islanders' Picks in the Top 10


For the first time since 2000 when they selected Rick DiPietro first overall and Raffi Torres fifth, the Islanders will be drafting with a lottery pick next month. So taking a walk down memory lane, here's a look at all of the Islanders' top-ten draft selections.

1st overall: Billy Harris (1972), Denis Potvin (1973); Rick DiPietro (2000)

2nd overall: Dave Chyzowski (1989), Wade Redden (1995)

3rd overall: Pat LaFontaine (1983), J.P. Dumont (1996)

4th overall: Clark Gilles (1974), Scott Lachance (1991), Roberto Luongo (1997)

5th overall: Darius Kasparaitis (1992)Tim Connolly (1999) Raffi Torres (2000)

6th overall: Brad Dalgarno (1985), Scott Scissons (1990)

7th overall:  None

8th overall: Taylor Pyatt (1999)

9th overall: Brett Lindros (1994), Michael Rupp (1998)

10th overall: Branislav Mezei (1999)

Incredibly, in the franchise's previous 34 drafts, the Islanders have never drafted at the No. 7 position in the first round. Those are some long odds considering the team has had 20 top-ten draft picks over 16 different drafts.

 

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 77 34 43 -2 77
R. Strome 76 16 32 20 48
K. Okposo 55 16 31 -11 47
F. Nielsen 76 14 28 8 42
B. Nelson 77 19 22 7 41
A. Lee 71 23 16 10 39
J. Bailey 65 15 23 3 38
J. Boychuk 67 8 25 9 33
N. Leddy 73 10 21 14 31
T. Hamonic 67 5 26 16 31
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 36 16 2 .913 2.42
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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