The following players will be protected by the New York Islanders at the NHL Expansion Draft on June 21:
The Islanders opted to protected eight total skaters (any combination of forwards and defensemen) and a goalie, as opposed to the seven forwards, three defensemen and a goalie option. All players with no movement clauses are automatically protected under the expansion draft fules. For more information on the expansion draft, click here.
For every team's protected list, click here.