James Wright

Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 200
Birth Place: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Draft: 2008 4th round (117th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • NBC Sports

    Eberle hopes to re-establish chemistry with John Tavares

    Jordan Eberle believes the trade to the New York Islanders will provide him with a fresh start — and possibly the opportunity to play alongside John Tavares. In a blockbuster Thursday morning, the Oilers dealt Eberle to the Islanders for Ryan Strome. Back then, the draft-eligible Tavares was expected to go No. 1 overall in a few months time.

  • Islanders Season in Review: Thomas Hickey
    SNY4 hours ago

    Islanders Season in Review: Thomas Hickey

    Brian Erni and I begin our annual season review, taking a look back at the 2016-17 Islanders and analyzing each player's performance in a season that saw the team miss the playoffs by one point. We will be offering two reviews per week that will take us right through the beginning of training camp in September. Of course, there are a couple of things to sort out prior, such as free agency and potential trades that could alter the look of this franchise going forward. First things first, however, as we start the day with the defense. Contract details via nhlnumbers.com and stats courtesy of hockeyreference.com. 14- Thomas Hickey - Defense 6-0, 189 lbs 28 years old Contract: $2.200m cap hit through

  • NBC Sports2 hours ago

    Panthers hire Jack Capuano as associate coach

    Former Islanders head coach Jack Capuano had been waiting to get behind the bench of another NHL team, and on Friday he was able to get his wish. Capuano had spoken to the Golden Knights about their head coaching vacancy before they hired Gerard Gallant and earlier this week there was talk of him joining the Sabres as an assistant to Phil Housley.