The Great Danes are no longer. (Bruce Bennett)Yesterday, the New York Islanders made their first trade ahead of the looming trade deadline. Immediately following the team's 4-2 loss to the Calgary Flames, Garth Snow
went into the locker room and sent forwards Peter Regin
and Pierre-Marc Bouchard
(Bridgeport) packing to the Chicago Blackhawks.Indeed, two key offseason signings did not last a full season on Long Island. Regin recorded two goals and seven points in 44 games with Long Island's hockey team. Bouchard, sent to Bridgeport in December, scored four goals and nine points in 28 games with the Isles.At least the Islanders received a fourth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
There's no sugarcoating it: these two signings didn't have the expected impact on the lineup after being...