• Isles' Rakhshani Signs With Swedish Team

    News: Rhett Rakhshani signed with HV-71 of Sweden on Tuesday, according to Newsday's Arthur Staple.
    Analysis: The Islanders will still qualify Rhett Rakhshani, thus retaining his North American rights, but he will play in Sweden this season.
  • Islanders' Rakhshani Sent Down

    News: The Islanders have sent Rhett Rakhshani back on loan to AHL Bridgeport, the Islanders' official site reports.
    Analysis: Rhett Rakhshani played in five games with the Islanders this year. He has 25 points this season with AHL Bridgeport.
  • Islanders Recall Rakhshani On Monday

    News: The Islanders recalled Rhett Rakhshani on Monday, Arthur Staple reports.
    Analysis: Rhett Rakhshani has been promising in the AHL the last two years, totaling 87 points (33 goals) in 93 games, but he has yet to show anything at the NHL level.
  • Islanders Activate Rakhshani, Assign Him To AHL

    News: Rhett Rakhshani (knee) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, according to the Islanders' official Twitter page.
    Analysis: The Islanders assigned Rhett Rakhshani to AHL Bridgeport after activating him. He'll need a few games to get his conditioning back, but it's not clear if he'll be added to the NHL roster or remain with Bridgeport once he's back at 100 percent.
  • Isles' Rakhshani Out 6-8 Weeks

    News: Rhett Rakhshani is out six-to-eight weeks with a sprained left knee, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.
    Analysis: Ultimately, he'll be out until at least mid-November, while the Isles could give him time in the AHL before bringing him onto their roster. As a result, this injury could wind up costing him something closer to half of the season.
  • Isles' Rakhshani Out With A Knee Injury

    News: Rhett Rakhshani (knee) is out of the lineup, according to Newsday's Arthur Staple.
    Analysis: This has been a rough pre-season for Rhett Rakhshani, first a concussion, now a knee, his odds of making the team are getting longer and longer each day he's not on the ice.
  • Islanders' Rakhshani Returns to Practice

    News: Rhett Rakhshani (concussion) returned to practice Thursday, Newsday's Arthur Staple reports.
    Analysis: Rhett Rakhshani missed over a week of practice after suffering his second concussion in nine months, but fortunately he was not out longer. Rakhshani will resume his pursuit of a spot on the Islanders' roster.
  • Isles' Rakhshani Out Indefinitely

    News: Rhett Rakhshani (concussion) is out indefinitely, according to Newday's Arthur Staple.
    Analysis: This is the second concussion that Rhett Rakhshani has suffered in as many years. The Isles will play it cautious and there is no timetable for his return.
  • Isles' Rakhshani Suffers Concussion

    News: Rhett Rakhshani suffered a concussion in the first period of the rookie game on Monday, according to Newsday.
    Analysis: Certainly not good news as Rhett Rakhshani suffered a concussion with the Islanders last season as well. The Islanders have led the league with man games lost to injury the past couple of years and they are certainly hoping this is not the start of yet another injury-prone season.
  • Rakhshani Assigned to AHL Monday

    News: Rakhshani (concussion) was taken off IR and assigned to the AHL on Monday, according to Newsday's Katie Strang.
    Analysis: Rakhshani recovered from his concussion and will spend the All-Star break in the AHL. There is always another chance for a further call-up as the season progresses.