07/05/95: Mike Milbury named sixth head coach in team history.
12/13/95: Mike Milbury named the third General Manager in team history.
01/23/96: G Damian Rhodes and D Wade Redden traded from NYI to OTT for G Don Beaupre, RW Martin Straka & D Bryan Berard.
01/23/96: G Don Beaupre and C Kirk Muller traded from NYI to TOR for future considerations(W Ken Belanger).
02/02/96: D Bob Halkidis traded from CHI to NYI for C/RW Danton Cole.
03/13/96: C Darby Hendrickson, D Kenny Jonsson, C Sean Haggerty and TOR 1st round choice in 1997 Entry Draft(4th overall: G Roberto Luongo) from TOR to NYI for LW Wendel Clark, D Mathieu Schneider and D D.J. Smith.
03/20/96: LW Pat Conacher and CGY's 6th round choice in 1997 Entry Draft(LW Bobby Leavins) traded from CGY to NYI for C Bob Sweeney.
06/01/96: D Brad Lukowich traded from NYI to DAL for DALs' 3rd round choice in 1997 Entry Draft(D Robert Schnabel).
09/04/96: D Brent Severyn traded from NYI to COL for COL's third round pick in the 1997 Entry Draft (Later traded to CGY and then traded again to CAR. CAR selected Francis Lessard).
09/30/96: VAN claims C Alexander Semak from NYI in NHL Waiver Draft.
09/30/96: NYI claim D Corey Foster from PIT in NHL Waiver Draft.
10/10/96: C Darby Hendrickson traded from NYI to TOR for a conditional fifth or sixth pick in the 1998 Entry Draft.
11/17/96: Islanders trade Darius Kasparaitis and Andreas Johansson to the Penguins for Bryan Smolinksi.
11/19/96: C Nick Vachon traded from LA to NYI for C Chris Marinucci.
11/27/96: LW Paul Kruse traded from CGY to NYI for COL's third round pick in the 1997 Entry Draft. (Previously acquired and later traded to CAR. CAR selected Francis Lessard).
12/07/96: C Craig Fisher traded from NYI to FLA for cash.
03/18/97: The Islanders acquire Robert Reichel from the Flames for Marty McInnis, Tyrone Garner & CGY's 6th round pick in the 1997 Entry Draft(previously acquired by NYI - Ilja Demidov). They trade Derek King to the Whalers for a 5th round draft pick in 1997(C Adam Edinger).
06/19/97: Bryan Berard wins the Calder Trophy.
06/21/97: Islanders select Roberto Luongo and Eric Brewer with the fourth and fifth overall picks in the entry draft.
09/08/97: Islanders name Bryan McCabe team captain.
09/28/97: Islanders select LW Tom Chorske from OTT with second pick in NHL Waiver Draft.
09/28/97: TB claims RW Mick Vukota from NYI in NHL Waiver Draft.
02/06/98: Islanders trade D Bryan McCabe, C Todd Bertuzzi and a third-round draft pick(LW Jarkko Ruutu) to Vancouver for Trevor Linden. They also deal C Travis Green, D Doug Houda and RW Tony Tuzzolino to the Anaheim Mighty Ducks for RW Joe Sacco, C Mark Janssens and D J.J. Daigneault.
03/11/98: Rick Bowness is fired as coach. GM Mike Milbury takes over as coach.
03/23/98: LW Gino Odjick traded to NYI by VAN for D Jason Strudwick.
03/24/98: LW Jason Dawe traded to NYI by BUF for D Jason Holland & LW Paul Kruse.
03/24/98: W Mark Janssens traded to PHX by NYI for PHX's 9th round choice (RW Jason Doyle) in the 1998 Entry Draft.
05/18/98: Mike Milbury signs a five-year contract to remain as coach.
05/30/98: Islanders trade RW Jean-Pierre Dumont & NYI 5th round pick in 1998 Entry Draft(later traded to PHI. PHI selected Francis Belanger.) to the Chicago Blackhawks for C Dmitri Nabokov.
06/18/98: G Eric Fichaud traded to EDM by NYI for LW Mike Watt.
07/14/98: LW Jorgen Jonsson traded to NYI by CGY for LW Jan Hlavac.
08/25/98: D Raymond Giroux traded to NYI from PHI for NYI's 6th round choice in the 2000 Entry Draft.
09/10/98: COL traded Nick Beaudoin to NYI for cash. NYI lose C Kip Miller to PIT in NHL Waiver Draft.
10/16/98: NYI trade LW Tom Chorske and their 8th round choice in 1999 Entry Draft(Maxim Orlov) to WSH for a 6th round choice in 1999 Entry Draft Bjorn Melin).
11/07/98: BOS trades LW Ted Donato to NYI for LW Ken Belanger.
12/15/98: COL trades D Ted Crowley to NYI for LW Michael Gaul.
12/17/98: Islanders sign holdout Zigmund Palffy to a five-year contract.
01/09/99: Islanders trade D Bryan Berard & NYI's 6th round choice in 1999 Entry Draft(Jan Sochor) to Toronto for G Felix Potvin and TOR's 6th round choice in 1999 Entry Draft(Later traded to TB by NYI. TB acquired Fedor Fedorov).
01/18/99: TB trades C Craig Janney to NYI for a 6th round choice in 1999 Entry Draft(Fedor Fedorov).
01/21/99: Mike Milbury resigns as coach, names assistant Bill Stewart as new head coach.
03/09/99: NYI trade D Scott Lachance to MTL for a 3rd round choice in 1999 Entry Draft(RW Mattias Weinhandl).
03/19/99: NYI trade D Chris Luongo to OTT for cash.
03/20/99: Islanders trade G Tommy Salo to Edmonton for F Mats Lindgren & EDM's 8th round choice in 1999 Entry Draft(D Radek Martinek).
03/20/99: NYI trade LW Ted Donato to OTT for OTT's 4th round choice in 1999 Entry Draft(choice later traded by NYI to PHX. PHX selected Preston Mizzi)
03/20/99: NYI trade F Robert Reichel, NYI's 3rd round choice in 1999 Entry Draft(Jason Jaspers) & OTT's 4th round choice in 1999 Entry Draft, previously acquired by NYI, (Preston Mizzi) to Phoenix for F Brad Isbister & PHX's 3rd round choice in 1999 Entry Draft.
03/22/99: NJ trades a 4th round choice in 1999 Entry Draft to NYI for C Sergei Nemchinov. (NYI later trade choice to LA. LA selects Daniel Johansson).
04/13/99: NYI trade D Andy Berenzweig to NSH for NSH's 4th round choice in 1999 Entry Draft(D Johan Halvardsson).
05/01/99: Butch Goring named as Islander head coach.
05/29/99: MTL trades their 1st round choice in 1999 Entry Draft(10th overall - D Branislav Mezei) to NYI for C Trevor Linden.
06/20/99: Islanders trade F Zigmund Palffy, C Bryan Smolinski, G Marcel Cousineau & NJ's(previously acquired) 4th round choice in 1999 Entry Draft(Daniel Johansson) to the Los Angeles Kings for C Olli Jokinen, LW Josh Green, D Mathieu Biron and the Kings' first pick (eighth overall - Taylor Pyatt) in the 1999 Entry Draft.
06/26/99: DAL trades a 1st round pick(28th overall - D Kristian Kudroc) in 1999 Entry Draft to NYI for NYI's 2nd round choice in the 1999 Entry Draft(Michael Ryan) & MTL's 3rd round choice(previously acquired) in the 1999 Entry Draft.
06/26/99: NYI trade C Jiri Dopita to FLA for SJ's 5th round choice (previously acquired) in the 1999 Entry Draft(NYI selected D Adam Johnson).
06/26/99: COL trades a 9th round pick in 1999 Entry Draft(D Tyler Scott) to NYI for a 9th round choice in 2000 Entry Draft.
09/30/99: Kenny Jonsson named Islanders eighth captain.
09/30/99: NYI claim D Jamie Rivers from STL in 1999 NHL Waiver Draft.
10/29/99: ANA traded LW Ted Drury to NYI for LW Tony Hrkac & D Dean Malkoc.
12/19/99: Islanders trade G Felix Potvin, a 2nd round pick in 2000(later traded to NY who selected Teemu Laine) & a 3rd round pick in 2000(Thatcher Bell) to the Vancouver Canucks for G Kevin Weekes, RW Bill Muckalt and C Dave Scatchard.
02/15/00: NYI trade LW Gino Odjick to PHI for LW Mikael Andersson and CAR's 5th round pick in 2000(previously acquired. NYI selected RW Kristofer Ottosson).
03/03/00: NYI trade D Dallas Eakins to CHI for future considerations.
03/09/00: TB trades D Ian Herbers to NYI for a 7th round pick in 2000(later traded back to NYI, who selected D Ryan Caldwell).
03/11/00: ANA trades C Johan Davidsson & a conditional pick in 2001 to NYI for C Jorgen Jonsson.(ANA did not re-sign Jonsson, conditonal pick lost).
03/14/00: NYI trade C Petr Sachl to NSH for a 9th round pick in 2000(D Tomi Pettinen).
05/11/00: NYI trade C Chris Nielsen to CBS for a 4th round pick in 2000(later traded to ANA, who selected Jonas Ronnqvist) and a 9th round pick in 2000(Sean Kotray).
05/23/00: ANA trades RW Trent Hunter to NYI for CBS's 4th round pick in 2000(previously acquired by NYI. ANA selected Jonas Ronnqvist).
06/24/00: Islanders trade G Kevin Weekes, D Kristian Kudroc and a second-round pick in 2001 to Tampa Bay for the fifth overall pick(LW Raffi Torres) and CGY's fourth(NYI selected RW Vladimir Gorbunov) and NYI's seventh-rounder(previously acquired, NYI select D Ryan Caldwell).
06/24/00: Islanders trade G Roberto Luongo and F Olli Jokinen to the Florida Panthers for F Oleg Kvasha and Mark Parrish.
06/24/00: Islanders trade D Eric Brewer, LW Josh Green & 2nd round pick in 2000(Brad Winchester) to Edmonton for D Roman Hamrlik.
06/24/00: Islanders select Rick Dipietro with No. 1 overall pick. Select Raffi Torres with No. 5 overall pick.
06/25/00: PHI trades G John Vanbiesbrouck to NYI for 4th round pick in 2001 draft(later acquired by NSH who selected Jordin Tootoo).
11/14/00: NYI trade D Dan Trebil to PIT for a 9th round pick in 2001(D Roman Kukhtinov).
12/05/00: Boston trades C Sean Pronger to NYI for future considerations.
12/28/00: NYI trade C Mike Stapleton to VAN for a 9th round pick in 2001(later traded).
01/03/01: LA trades LW Jason Blake to NYI for a conditional pick in 2002(5th round - D Joel Andresen).
01/04/01: TB trades C Steve Martins to NYI for future considerations.
01/11/01: WSH trades RW Craig Berube to NYI for VAN's 9th round pick in 2001(previously acquired, WSH selected Robert Muller).
02/16/01: NYI trade G Wade Flaherty to TB for a conditional pick in 2002.
03/04/01: Coach Butch Goring is fired. Assistant coach Lorne Henning takes over on an interim basis.
03/12/01: NYI trade G John Vanbiesbrouck to NJ for G Chris Terreri & a 9th round pick in 2001(W Juha-Pekka Ketola).
05/21/01: Islanders name Peter Laviolette as new head coach.
06/22/01: Islanders acquire D Adrian Aucoin and LW Alexander Kharitonov from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for D Mathieu Biron and a 2002 second round draft pick.
06/23/01: Islanders obtain C Alexei Yashin from Ottawa for D Zdeno Chara, RW Bill Muckalt, and the second overall pick in the 2001 Draft(C Jason Spezza).
06/23/01: NYI trade a 3rd round pick in 2001(Tomas Malec) to FLA in exchange for a 4th round pick in 2001(C Cory Stillman) and a 3rd round pick in 2002(later traded back for RW Eric Godard).
06/24/01: Acquired C Michael Peca from Buffalo for C Tim Connolly and LW Taylor Pyatt.
09/28/01: NYI select G Chris Osgood from DET with first pick in 2001 NHL Waiver Draft.
10/03/01: Michael Peca is named captain.
01/14/02: ANA trades RW Jim Cummins to NYI for LW Dave Roche.
03/19/02: ANA trades LW Dave Roche to NYI for LW Ben Guite and the rights to RW Bjorn Melin.
03/19/02: FLA trades D Darren Van Impe to NYI for 5th round pick in 2003.
06/22/02: NYI trade RW Mariusz Czerkawski to MTL for RW Arron Asham & a 5th round pick in 2002(Markus Paulsson).
06/22/02: CBS trades D Mattias Timander to NYI for a 4th round pick in 2002(Jakabs Redlihs).
06/23/02: FLA trades RW Eric Godard to NYI for FLA's 3rd round pick in 2002(previously acquired, Gregory Campbell).
07/03/02: FLA trades LW Jason Wiemer to NYI for D Branislav Mezei.
10/11/02: NYI trade RW Juraj Kolnik & a 9th round choice in 2003(later traded to SJ, Carter Lee) to FLA for D Sven Butenschon.
03/09/03: NYI trade C Claude Lapointe to PHI for a 5th round choice in 2003(later traded to PUT, Evgeni Isakov).
03/09/03: PIT traded RW Randy Robitaille to NYI for PHI's 5th round choice in 2003(Evgeni Isakov). (basically, Lapointe for Robitaille).
03/11/03: Islanders trade LW Brad Isbister and prospect LW Raffi Torres to the Edmonton Oilers for D Janne Niinimaa, WSH's 2003 second round pick(Evgeni Tunik) and a 2003 fourth round pick.
03/11/03: Islanders trade G Chris Osgood and a 2003 third round pick(Konstantin Barulin) to the St. Louis Blues for C Justin Papineau and a 2003 second round pick(C Jeremy Colliton). Papineau assigned to Bridgeport of the AHL.
01/22/04: NYI trade D Mattias Timander to PHI for TB's 7th round choice in 2004(D Chris Campoli).
03/08/04: PIT trades RW Steve Webb to NYI for D Alain Nasreddine.
03/09/04: CHI trades D Alexander Karpovtsev to NYI for a 4th round pick in 2005(D Niklas Hjalmarsson).
10/03/05: Islanders trade C Michael Peca to EDM for LW Mike York & a conditional 4th round pick in 2006(3rd round pick if Peca re-signs. Trade of 3rd and 4th round picks in 2007 if not re-signed).
10/03/05: Islanders sign RW Miroslav Satan to free-agent deal.
01/10/06: NYI trade D Janne Niinimaa & a 5th round pick in 2007 to DAL for D John Erskine & a 2nd round pick in 2006.
03/04/06: RW Mattias Weinhandl put on Waivers. Claimed by MIN.
03/08/06: NYI trade RW Mark Parrish & D Brent Sopel to LA for LW Jeff Tambellini, D Denis Grebeshkov and a conditional 3rd round pick in 2006(dependant on LA making 2006 playoffs. They didn't qualify).
03/09/06: NYI trade D Brad Lukowich to NJ for a 3rd round pick in 2006.
03/09/06: NYI trade LW Oleg Kvasha & a conditional 5th round pick in 2007(if Kvasha re-signs in PHX) to PHX for a 3rd round pick in 2006.