2006 Hockey Betting Numbers:Win/Loss Home Away ATS Over/Under40-30-7-5 22-13-5-1 18-17-2-4 44-38 35-41-6
Hockey betting fans know that the 2006 New York Islanders had a successful season both straight up and against the NHL betting odds. The Islanders made money for hockey betting fans in 2006 but lost a lot of players in the off-season and will not be as good in 2007. Hockey betting fans know that the Islanders had a lot of off-season news and not much of it was good. The Islanders lost LW’s Jason Blake and Ryan Smyth, C Viktor Kozlov, and D Tom Poti. Hockey betting fans think it is a rebuilding year for the Islanders in 2007.
New York hockey betting fans can be relieved that they still have C Mike Sillinger and RW Miroslav Satan but neither are much to get excited about. Those looking at NHL betting oddssee that the Islanders still have the most overpaid goalie in hockey, Rick DiPietro but that is hardly good news. Online hockey betting fans think that the Islanders are going to need a monster year out of Satan just to be competitive. Those intersted in NHL betting odds see that New York still has Bill Guerin as well but he is oftentimes hurt. Hockey betting fans believe the goal for the Islanders is to develop their young talent and look ahead.
Hockey betting fans know that the Islanders have some good young talent in Kyle Okposo, Rhett Rakhshani, Jeremy Colliton and Blake Comeau. The recent choices the Islanders made when drafting new pLayers will please hockey betting enthusiasts. Look for Rakhshani and Okposo to be stars with Team USA at the World Junior Championship this season. Comeau and Colliton have already played in the NHL. Hockey betting followers know Colliton played 19 games two years ago while Comeau was up for three games last season. Okposo plays for the University of Minnesota. Hockey betting fans can be sure he will go back for his sophomore year in 2007-2008.
Hockey betting fans know that the Atlantic Division was the deepest in hockey last season, and should continue to be strong in 2007 but the Islanders will probably not be part of the playoff mix this season. As you look at NHL betting odds this season you might want to be wary of betting on the New York Islanders.