Sam Gagner is going to get better - the question is, how much?
Looking back at the five biggest NHL Trade Deadline deals in New York Islanders history, from Butch Goring to Ryan Smyth to Kirk Muller in between.
P.K. Subban and a host of present and past NHLers converged on Belleville, ON to support local kids charities.
From The Rink hands out the Butch Goring award for the unsung hero of the NHL.
This day in history - May 21, 1981: Butch Goring takes the Conn Smythe as the Islanders win their 2nd Stanley Cup, four games to one over Minnesota. (IslandersArmy-posted video) Another angle on the win: Sports Illustrated, with quotes from "good old country Butchie's" mother.
The New York Islanders win their second consecutive Stanley Cup, defeating the upstart Minnesota North Stars. Bedlam ensues. Butch Goring wins the Conn Smythe. (Per usual, the YouTube comments are filled with insight from single-cell organisms.)