Getting closer to crunch time in the Twin Cities, where the 2011 NHL Entry Draft will commence later tonight.
Who will the Islanders take with the fifth pick? Ryan Strome? Dougie Hamilton? Sean Couturier?
As always, General Manager has been close-lipped about their target and you can never really rule out a surprise. With the Flyers cleaning house yesterday, this draft has already taken some interesting twists and turns.
I'll be live tweeting and blogging from the Xcel Center later today. Here is the breakdown of the Islanders picks this draft:
My Newsday colleague Art Staple will be in Uniondale at the Islanders draft party, so make sure to follow him @StapeNewsday for all the live updates from the Coliseum as well*
*Per the request of a concerned Islanders fan, please be advised there is a $7 parking fee for tonight's draft party