Islanders To Select Fifth Overall in 2014 NHL Draft
Islanders maintain fifth spot after Draft Lottery
The New York Islanders will have the fifth overall pick in the 2014 National Hockey League Draft, as determined tonight by the 2014 NHL Draft Lottery.
The 2014 NHL Draft will take place in Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center over two days, Friday, June 27 and Saturday, June 28.
The Islanders have had the fifth overall selection six times, including in 2011, when they selected Ryan Strome. Other former Islanders drafted fifth overall in the NHL Draft include Nino Niederreiter (2010), Raffi Torres (2000), Tim Connolly (1999), Eric Brewer (1997) and Darius Kasparaitis (1992).