Almost every hockey expert-insider had the New York Islanders as a sure-fire lottery team for this past season. The Isles were one of the stronger teams in the league last year from pillar to post.
But now, General Manager, Lou Lamoriello must improve his hockey club. It starts with the offense.
Improving the Offense
The Islanders were in the bottom third of the league (22nd) when it came to scoring goals last season. Amazingly in 25 percent of their regular season games, the Isles were either shutout or scored one goal.
When the Islanders scored at least three goals in a game during the regular season they were a juggernaut.