New York Islanders-Rangers Fantasy Team

By RobSabo
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Mar 9, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre. The Islanders beat the Maple Leafs 4-3 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Fantasy Draft

  1. Tavares
  2. Lundqvist
  3. Nash
  4. Okposo
  5. McDonagh
  6. Strome
  7. Leddy
  8. Staal
  9. Stepan
  10. Boychuk
  11. Hagelin
  12. Kreider
  13. Brassard
  14. Grabner
  15. Nielsen
  16. Hayes
  17. Zuccarello
  18. Girardi
  19. Nelson
  20. Yandle
  21. Martin
  22. Halak
  23. Talbot
  24. Lee
  25. Bailey

Trying to decide a fantasy draft of the Top 25 Islanders-Rangers is like attempting to choose your favorite early 1980’s Islanders team.

Mar 3, 2015; Dallas, TX, USA; New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) skates off the ice after the loss to the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center. The Stars defeated the Islanders 3-2 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

It’s impossible.

In this instance though, we decided to make youth and potential a critical factor.

Obviously, Tavares is the hands down number one choice. While Henrik Lundqvist is second, at 33-years old it could be argued he needs to slide down a bit.

The wild cards in the group are Strome, Hayes and Kreider. All three have immense potential.

For Rangers fans, seeing St. Louis and Dominic Moore not make the list could be a blow. Remember though, their age was a huge consideration, regardless of how valuable they are (especially in Moore’s case).

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